Psychology Teacher, Dubai

Jumeirah CollegeDubai

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The School

Jumeirah College is a GEMS Premium Secondary School which delivers the National Curriculum for England, offering the full range of GCSE and A level courses. The College has been repeatedly judged to be Outstanding in inspections. Although non-selective at admission, our students achieve exceptional exam results which compare to top UK schools. In 2017 90% of GCSE results were A*-B, and at A level 54% of all grades were A*/A with 83% A*-B. This success enables our students to move on to the very top universities around the world, including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Yale.

Our student body is a dynamic international community of over 1,100 students from over 65 nationalities. We take pride in the development of the whole child, recognising the importance of developing cultural and global awareness.  We have a thriving enriched curriculum which provides a diverse range of activities, initiatives and charitable endeavours that both engage our student body and embed our philosophy of global awareness and world citizenship. Jumeirah College is currently working towards accreditation of this approach through the High Performance Leaning network.

As one of the leading schools in the Middle East, Jumeirah College is the first choice school for many families. The success of the school has been repeatedly recognised with the school being nominated for a series of awards, including our current shortlisting as ‘International School of the Year’ by both the TES and the British International School Awards

The Post:

Teacher of Psychology with Sociology

From September 2018 we are looking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Psychology with Sociology to join the College. 

The successful candidate will work in an exceptional department which is both extremely popular and successful.  In 2017 the GCSE results were 100% A*-C pass rate is a first for the department for the new linear exams. Interestingly the A*- A 70.6% was slightly up on last year’s 67% A*-A, and there were 9.5% more A* this year (7 in total). Furthermore, the grade comparisons to other AQA centres is particularly impressive. 

To be considered for this position you will have the following:

A certified teaching qualification with exceptional subject knowledge and experience of leading a high performing teaching team.

Experience teaching GCSE and A-Level or equivalent.  We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals. You should have a proven track record of outstanding learning and teaching. 

At least 1 year experience of the National Curriculum for England. However we will consider applications for NQT’s.

B.Ed. or degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent.

The successful applicant will possess the willingness to commit to Extra Curricular activities.

Application Process

If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students then we would very much welcome your application.

What we offer:

  • Students that are enthusiastic and keen to learn in a positive environment
  • Opportunity to work within a team of highly supportive and creative colleagues
  • Excellent professional development and guidance
  • A school committed to doing the best for each and every one of its students

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including competitive tax free salary, furnished accommodation, medical insurance, visa costs, baggage allowance, annual flight allowance and free school places for up to two dependants.

Interviews for these positions will take place in early February 2018 in central London

Please visit careers.gemseducation.com and apply for these positions online (Ref: 1217)

Please ensure you have uploaded an up to date CV, formal letter of application and recent photograph.

Jumeirah College Dubai
 



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More about Jumeirah College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Al Wasl Road, Dubai, 74856, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 395 5524
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