The purpose of this post is to teach English, planning and delivering high quality lessons that engage and challenge your students. You will have high standards and expectations in every element of your work. To have a positive impact on the whole school development through the delivery of high-quality outcomes for all students.
Areas of Responsibility and Key Tasks Planning, Preparation, Teaching and Lesson Management:
Teach allocated students by planning their teaching to achieve outstanding progression of learning through:
Creating a climate that is conducive for outstanding Learning and Teaching
Identifying clear learning objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed
Setting tasks which challenge students and ensure high levels of interest
Setting appropriate and demanding expectations
Setting clear targets, building on prior attainment
Identifying SEN or very able students
Providing clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge
Making effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of
programmes of study
Making effective use of performance data and key indicators to
inform planning and therefore deliver differentiated learning
matched to need
Ensuring effective teaching and best use of available time
Maintaining an effective learning environment in accordance with
the academy's procedures and encouraging good practice with
regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework
Using a variety of teaching methods to:
i. match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary
ii. use effective questioning and listen carefully to students.
iii. select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, I.C.T. and other learning technologies
Ensuring students acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and
understanding appropriate to the subject taught
Evaluating own teaching critically to improve effectiveness
Ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support
Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting
Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching;
Mark and monitor students' work and set targets for progress
Using performance data to inform planning and therefore ensuring the
Learning and Teaching continue to add value
Assess and record students' progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and areas for development, inform planning and recognise the level at which the student is achieving
Undertake assessment of students as requested by examination
bodies, departmental and academy procedures;
Prepare and present informative reports to parents
Take part in subject or aspects of the academy's work and develop plans which identify clear targets and success criteria for its development and / or maintenance Contribute to the whole academy's visioning activities.
Minimum of a Bachelor degree and certification in PGCE Education.
Teaching experience at UK secondary level is essential, experience in
an international school is an advantage.
Job specific Knowledge and skills
Minimum of 3 years experience in teaching English.
Strong experience teaching English National Curriculum.
Previous experience working with students whom English is not
their first language
Knowledge of English curriculum and latest developments.
Knowledge of UAE Ministry of Education and ADEK regulations
relating to curriculum, assessment and compliance
Personal/ Leadership Qualities :
Commitment to the ideals of international education.
Ability to prioritize projects and tasks,
Ability to initiate and manage change in the work environment.
Ability to identify problems, achieve effective solutions, resolve
conflict, motivate staff and foster collaboration, and promote sound
Flexibility, patience and egalitarian approach.