Primary Music Teacher
Al Dhafra Private Schools are owned by Dhafir Group who are a highly successful and well-organised establishment based in the UAE. The group currently own 2 co-educational, all through schools based in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, which offer American and British curricula respectively.
Al Dhafra, Al Ain is a well-respected and popular school with over 2650 students, meeting the needs of the local Emirati and diverse international community. The school is on a very exciting journey and is eagerly awaiting its next inspection from the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK). The school follows both the English National Curriculum (with courses to IGCSE, AS, and A level) and the American system. The school empowers its staff to fulfill their roles successfully and encourages and supports professional development. The school enjoys the benefits of dynamic, experienced leadership and management, a vibrant learning community, dedicated teachers and supportive governance. The school is located in the east of the Abu Dhabi Emirate, on the border of Oman. Al Ain is known as the Garden City of the UAE, benefitting from oases and ancient irrigation schemes. It is a welcoming family city only 75 minutes away from Abu Dhabi or Dubai.
THE POST – Primary Music Teacher, United Arab Emirates
We are seeking to appoint motivated, highly skilled, enthusiastic and dedicated teachers who would work alongside, develop and support a multi-cultural staff team in our continued pursuit of excellence. Our focus is purely on your ability as a practitioner so experience of the Middle East is not necessary.
We invite applications from Teachers who are committed to:
Nurturing and developing every aspect of a child’s development
Making learning meaningful, student centered and enjoyable
Promoting a real sense of family community through working in partnership with all stakeholders
Their own and their colleagues’ professional development both within their school and across the Abu Dhabi network of schools
Supporting school improvement and aspiring to excellence
Contributing to the wider life of the school.
Qualifications / Person Specification
A degree in Music with the relevant teaching qualification: minimum of a B.Ed. or BA/BSc + PGCE/QTS for the age group you will be teaching.
A minimum of 2 years recent teaching experience preferred
An excellent understanding of primary teaching and learning
Experience / Understanding of English language learning, particularly for students for whom English is a second language
Excellent communication skills to lead by example, as well as collaborate with leaders, Senior Management and parents
Ability to research new initiatives and implement them whilst evaluating current processes.
Terms and conditions
2 year contract renewable
Remuneration package including a competitive tax-free salary, accommodation or allowance, health insurance, flight allowance and end of contract gratuity.
Please send your full CV, with details of two referees (including email addresses) and a recent photograph along with a letter of application, making reference to your classroom practice, planning and assessment, and recent school initiatives to: email@example.com
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Please visit www.dhafraschools.com for more information about us.
Interviews with take place in Manchester, March 8th – 11th for overseas candidates and immediately for UAE and Middle East Candidates.