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Primary Expressive Arts Coordinator - New Role, British School Khuzam, Academic Year 2022-2023

RAK AcademyUnited Arab Emirates

RAK Academy is a family of five highly regarded international schools that provide both British and International Baccalaureate curriculum pathways. Our vision is to develop ‘Learning Excellence with a Community Heart’ with a core purpose of ‘delivering excellent learning opportunities, developing leadership skills at all levels, and providing responsive service, built upon an ethos of sustainability.’ 

British School Khuzam (BSK) 

Located in the centre of Ras Al Khaimah city in the suburb of Khuzam, BSK is a large primary school delivering an adapted UK National Curriculum from Pre-K to Grade 5 (FS1 to Year 6) and the UAE MOE subjects. BSK is accredited by the British Schools Overseas (BSO), benchmarked against leading international British schools. 

The Role  

RAK Academy is looking for a positive, driven, and inspirational Primary Expressive Arts Coordinator to join the school’s management team. The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to lead a Music, performance and Art across all four of the Academy’s primary schools.  

Essential  

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree and a post-graduate qualification in education  
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)  
  • Have a proven record of raising attainment and improving progress 
  • Have an excellent understanding of teaching and learning 
  • Work closely with and quality assure peripataetic instrumental programmes and third party specialist expressive arts partners working within RAK Academy 
  • Be proficient in the development and adaptation of curriculum in a key subject  
  • The drive and ability to lead and support high levels of performance, Music and the arts in RAK Academy 
  • Have a proven track record of excellent classroom and pedagogical practice.  
  • Have expertise in developing Music programmes, the performing arts and the visual arts to a high standard and ensuring these are given a high priority within our primary schools. 

 Desirable  

  • Ability to teach across multiple primary key stages  
  • Ability to oversee and implement the analysis of student outcomes  
  • Understand curriculum design and the concept of a developing an aspirational, cumulative curriculum  
  • Take responsibility for leading the development and resourcing of the curriculum in collaboration with other Phase Leaders  

 The School Offers  

  • Tax-free salary inclusive of housing allowance.  
  • Annual travel allowance for self, spouse and for up to two (2) dependent children aged 18 years and below.  
  • Medical insurance for self, spouse and for up to two (2) dependent children aged 18 years and below.  
  • Visas for self, spouse and for up to two (2) dependent children aged 18 years and below.  
  • School places for up to two (2) dependent children aged 18 years and below.  
  • Access to our professional development opportunities 

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RAK Academy Family of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must have undergone a child protection screening to receive an offer of employment. You will be required to provide a Police Verification Check from your home country along with attestation of your qualifications’ and personal documents e.g. Degree, Marriage Certificate etc. The list of checks will be provided to candidates shortlisted for an interview.

Please note: 

Preference will be given to candidates currently in the UAE. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

RAK Academy reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process. 

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