Grade 1 Class Teacherr
Al Dhafra Private Schools are owned by Dhafir Group who are a highly successful and well-organised establishment based in the UAE. The group currently own 2 co-educational, all through schools based in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, which offer American and British curricula respectively.
About the School
Al Dhafra Private Schools are owned by Dhafir Group, who are a well-organized establishment based in the United Arab Emirates. The group currently own 3 co-educational, KG – 12 schools, situated in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
Al Dhafra Private School, Abu Dhabi is very well established and highly respected, both in the city of Abu Dhabi and beyond. Over half of the students are Emirati, with the remainder being mainly the children of expats from across the region. Almost all of the students are Muslim. The school enjoys the benefits of experienced leadership, excellent facilities and dedicated teachers. Since its inception, Al Dhafra Private School’s focus has always been securing the highest standards of educational excellence.
In September 2018 the school was inspected and judged to be ‘good’ or better in all aspects, with many areas judged as ‘very good’. Al Dhafra Private School, Abu Dhabi is a K-12 school which has over 1400 students and delivers the American curriculum. Our students’ performance in examinations is excellent and has continued to improve during recent years. Our most recent inspection report states that, ‘Students demonstrate positive attitudes to learning through their very good behaviour and strong relationships with staff and each other’. This positivity is strongly supported by our owner and Board of Trustees who are committed to supporting the school to become ‘outstanding’ in the next few years.
THE POST - Grade 1 Class Teacher, United Arab Emirates
We are seeking to appoint motivated, highly skilled, enthusiastic and dedicated teachers who would work alongside, develop and support a multi-cultural staff team in our continued pursuit of excellence. Our focus is purely on your ability as a practitioner so experience of the Common Core Curriculum we follow is not essential. Leadership opportunities may be available for the right candidate in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Assessment and Coaching.
We invite applications from Teachers who are committed to:
Nurturing and developing every aspect of a child’s development
Making learning meaningful, student centered and enjoyable
Promoting a real sense of family community through working in partnership with all stakeholders
Their own and their colleagues’ professional development both within their school and across the Abu Dhabi network of schools
Supporting school improvement and aspiring to excellence
Contributing to the wider life of the school.
Qualifications / Person Specification
A relevant teaching qualification: minimum of a B.Ed. or BA/BSc + PGCE/QTS for the age group you will be teaching, and for specialist roles, a degree in the subject you teach
A minimum of 2 years recent teaching experience preferred
An excellent understanding of early years / primary teaching and learning
Experience / Understanding of English language learning, particularly for students for whom English is a second language
Excellent communication skills to lead by example, as well as collaborate with leaders, Senior Management and parents
Ability to research new initiatives and implement them whilst evaluating current processes.
Terms and conditions
2 year contract renewable
Remuneration package including a competitive tax-free salary, accommodation or allowance, health insurance, flight allowance and end of contract gratuity.