Hartland International School is looking to appoint an exceptional Primary Languages specialist teacher of French and Spanish.
The school which opened in September 2015, is rapidly developing a reputation for excellence in learning and teaching. We provide the best possible education for every child in our care and import the very best practices from independent schools around the globe. With just over 450 children enrolled at present from 62 different nationalities, Hartland is a truly international community. We combine a unique blend of academic challenge, enrichment opportunities and pastoral support to target excellence and create a values based family of teachers, children and parents.
Located in the heart of Dubai, in a developing residential community, Hartland’s unique vantage point is the iconic landmark of the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall and Downtown Business area of the city. The school will operate from Foundation Stage to Year 9 and anticipates natural year on year growth in the secondary section in the coming years. We offer the National Curriculum for England and plan to offer GCSE’s / IGCSE’s, ‘A’ Levels and the International Baccalaureate Diploma.
Applications are invited from teachers who are passionate and forward thinking and who will thrive in a vibrant learning environment, helping us build and maintain a successful Primary programme in Languages as part of a small whole school MFL team. There is a very strong commitment to languages with French, Spanish, Mandarin and German offered as a choice from Year 2 with an additional programme of study for native speakers. Our enrichment programme extends class learning and the successful candidate will be expected to make a contribution to this, joining a dedicated and exceptional staff group.
As a member of the Hartland team, you will share in the responsibility for teaching, learning, enrichment and pastoral care and will be someone who can thrive on the challenge of growing a new school and community.
The successful candidate will:
- Hold a relevant honours degree, B.Ed or BA with PGCE / PGDE and QTS or equivalent
- Have experience of teaching the National Curriculum for England whether that be in the UK or in an international setting
- Have a minimum 2 years’ teaching experience
- Have exceptional communication skills
- Be committed to the Hartland Values
In return you will have the opportunity to work in a state of the art modern school with a committed and dedicated staff and a committed approach to continuing professional development. You will receive a competitive and attractive tax free salary, high quality fully furnished accommodation, private medical insurance, and annual airfare to home country and an End of Service Gratuity
Hartland International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to a police check.
How to Apply
The closing date for applications is Friday 5 January 2018 with interviews taking place in Dubai late January or by Skype. Start date for this position is August 2018.
Candidates wishing to apply should complete the application form and send it with a CV and covering letter to the HR Manager, Mrs Elizabeth Riley. Please include a recent photograph.
Please click on the link below to submit your application.
- Your application should contain the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional referees and include your current line manager / Head of School.
- Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted