Teacher of Early Years, United Arab Emirates

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Brighton College, Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Brighton College Abu Dhabi is a leading Independent-style British International School in the United Arab Emirates. With a prime location on Abu Dhabi Island and a purpose built state of the art campus, which is nearing its seventh anniversary, the school is heavily over-subscribed. It is a vibrant, busy and fulfilling place to work, but one where every teacher is expected to 'give their all'. 

We are seeking an outstanding Early Years Foundation Stage Teacher commencing August 2018. The school is a high achieving British Curriculum school from FS1 to year 13.  Outstanding teaching ensures we deliver a rich and varied curriculum in an inspiring, innovative and memorable way.  

The successful candidate will have a proven record of delivering lessons that inspire children to succeed in order to achieve their aspirations. You must also be a self-motivated learner and possess enthusiasm and energy to deliver lessons that engage, enthuse and motivate our learners. In doing so, you will be supported by a highly effective team of senior and middle leaders and a staff, pupil and parent body committed to the achievement of excellence. 

Our positioning as a leading school in the region and our GCSE results are a testament to the dedication, high standards and hard work of our staff. Teachers are supported and nurtured with CPD opportunities, identified through a combination of personal goals and the school’s development targets. Packages are amongst the best globally with an excellent salary and a strong benefits package. Opportunities for promotion exist either within the school or within the growing Brighton family of schools.

The Pre-Prep School teaches over 600 pupils aged 3-7 (Years FS1-2). Classes are taught by primary trained class teachers with specialist lessons in Arabic, PE, and Music. 

The role is a challenging and busy one, which requires collaboration with colleagues and parents, an advanced understanding of best educational practice and a willingness to be flexible. The successful candidate will be part of a year group team and will have a professional and inclusive outlook on team work. 

This is a demanding and varied position where you need to have a genuine passion of educating children. We are looking for a strong desire and commitment to ignite our pupil’s curiosity in developing their knowledge, skills, understanding through leading teaching practices and methods. 

Brighton College, Abu Dhabi is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and other agencies.

NOTE: Closing date for applications is Thursday 8th February 2018. 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.

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More about Brighton College, Abu Dhabi
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO Box 129444, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 2 815 6500
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Mixed state school Brighton College Abu Dhabi educates around 1,650 pupils aged between three and 18 across its Pre-Prep, Prep and Senior schools. A Sixth Form (Year 12) opened in September 2014. Based on Abu Dhabi Island in a purpose-built campus ne...