Primary FS Teacher (Mat Cover - 6 Month contract), Deira International School Dubai

Deira International School (DIS)United Arab Emirates

We are currently hiring an experienced Primary FS Teacher (Mat Cover – 6 Month contract) for Deira International School, Festival City, Dubai. This appointments is for August 2021.

The positions report to the Primary Head Teacher.

The school

Deira International School, Festival City is a not for profit Premium 3-18 school and is part of the Al Futtaim Education Foundation portfolio. Founded in 2005, the school is renowned for providing an excellent inclusive and holistic education. DIS has a strong focus on academic progress and achievement. The student body has over 80 different nationalities and this diversity is fundamental to the community nature of the school. Exceptional facilities provide wonderful opportunities for an holistic approach to education; sport, performing arts, academic, technological, leadership and creative pathways are all on offer, ensuring our students enjoy enriching and varied school experiences within our classrooms and beyond. Although non-selective at admission, our students achieve exceptional exam results which compare to top UK schools. This success enables our students to move on to the very top universities around the world.

The curriculum is based upon the English National Curriculum covering a diverse range of subjects.  Our personalised, play-based and continuous provision in the Early Years ensures that students are rigorously assessed against the prime and specific areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. This focuses on developing key learning skills and the foundations for accessing the Primary Curriculum.  In primary, students receive an enriching and broad curriculum offer, which includes the delivery of several non-core subjects. Our senior students take the IGCSE examinations in Year 11 and move into the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) or International Baccalaureate Career-Related Programme (IBCP) in Years 12 and 13. Deira International School is an inclusive school and successful applicants will have the opportunity to teach a diverse student body of culture, language, special need and highly able students.

Al Futtaim Education Foundation (AFEF) owns and provides governance to Deira International School.  AFEF aims to realise its vision of taking education in the UAE to the next level of future readiness and of preparing students for an increasingly globalised and technologically advanced world. Al Futtaim Education Foundation is an initiative of the Al Futtaim family to support the vision of the Government of Dubai and the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) for the creation of a globally competitive economy while maximising its social contribution to the community through this not-for-profit endeavour.

The Post: Primary FS Teacher (Mat Cover – 6 Month contract)

It is a very exciting time to join the Primary Team at DIS. We are looking for candidates who are ready to embrace a new challenge and join a team who is relentlessly focused on continuous improvement. DIS is an inclusive school where we believe that every child can achieve and we strive to take away any glass ceiling that may be hindering the progress of individuals. We are seeking to attract strong practitioners, who understand the importance of continually developing and who will go to the greatest lengths to ensure that our school achieves its goal of providing the very best provision to all of our young learners.

The Senior Leadership Team is committed to supporting all teachers to be happy, fulfilled and thrive in their work as we believe that in return, our young learners will do similar.

The Primary team at DIS are not only collectively ambitious for the outcomes of pupils but equally committed to their own self-discovery and professional development.

If you feel that you have the focused and positive mindset to join our dynamic team, we would welcome your application.

The successful applicant will be required to have the following:

• A B.Ed. or degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent with exceptional subject knowledge.

• At least 2 years’ experience of the National Curriculum for England.

• We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals. You should have a proven track record of outstanding learning and teaching.

• A mindset which understands all students have the potential for top performance, and the drive and passion to enable them to do so.

• Experience which will enable a contribution to our enriched curriculum programme.

Application Process

If you meet these criteria we would very much welcome your application.

To apply for the above role, please share your CV and TES application below.

Please Note: You will need to be on Spouse sponsor for this position. 

Deira International School, Festival City is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students.  A UK enhanced DBS or equivalent police check is a pre-requisite for all appointments

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