Secondary Head of Physics, Abu Dhabi

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Amity International School - Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi

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Start date: Jan 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Amity International School is a fast-growing successful and ambitious school set in a modern 15 acre campus on the coast of Abu Dhabi. Founded in 2015, the school has a total population of over 1,200 pupils and will eventually cater for the full age range from 3 to 18 years.  

The Secondary School, which opened in September 2017, will be have classes running up to Year 10 from September 2019 offering a range of subjects at GCSE. 

The Amity Education Group, to which the school belongs, was established more than 20 years ago. The group has an enrolment of c.100,000 students, 17 top-ranked schools and pre-schools, several universities with campuses in Dubai, India, London, Singapore, Mauritius, China and Romania, all offering globally benchmarked education from nursery to Ph.D. level. 

The school seeks a Head of Physics who is capable of leading the foundation of the department and taking its first set of GCSE students through to success. The candidate should have the ability and determination to attain and maintain very high standards and keep pupils at the centre of all they do. You will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to inspire pupils and communicate knowledge. All academic staff are expected to conduct themselves with enthusiasm and a commitment to the highest of academic and pastoral standards.  You should also be prepared and excited to contribute to the wider life of the school including the School’s pastoral and co-curricular activities. 

Amity International School offers a competitive salary and other benefits including accommodation, end of service gratuity, healthcare, flights and use of the school's extensive sports facilities including the Olympic pool and learning pool, tennis courts, gyms, climbing, football, athletics, sailing and other water sports facilities. For more information please visit the school website ( Applications should be made via the TES jobs site.

To apply for this role, you should have:

- A bachelor's degree in education or in the subject you intend to teach or a bachelor's degree in a subject related to what you intend to teach together with a qualification in secondary education (e.g. a PGCE) 

- Five years of teaching experience

Applications should include a completed application form, CV including a professional photo, and a letter of application. Please also include a passport copy and a scanned copy of your degree certificate(s). 

Please send completed applications to or apply through the TES directly. Start date for this position will be Jan 2020. 

Interviews will be conducted in Abu Dhabi, London or via Skype shortly after the closing date. 

We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible. 

The post-holder will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children with whom he/she comes into contact. They must ensure compliance with the School's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. This appointment will be subject to checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service and with past employers. 

More about Amity International School - Abu Dhabi
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: E10, Exit 39, Al Bahya, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 250 39000
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Amity International School is a private all-through school in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The school is part of the Amity Education Group, a not-for-profit Education Foundation with campuses across the world. 

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