Head of Science
The British International School Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Science to join a well-established, supportive team in a highly successful and expanding school.
You will be a teacher who is passionate about their profession and seeks continuous improvement. You will have a positive mindset and will always do your very best for students, for parents and for colleagues. You will have strong experience of the UK national curriculum; further experience of international education will be an added advantage.
You will be an excellent communicator who will work well with all members of the community. You will have a strong focus on being the best teacher you can be and will also participate fully in the extra-curricular aspects of school life. You will be responsible for encouraging and developing further our culture of inspiration, enjoyment and success. Keen to collaborate and share your expertise, you will have good interpersonal skills and the ability and confidence to build strong working relationships. The flexibility and open-mindedness required to adapt quickly to a fast-paced international environment are essential.
About the Role
Our school follows the English National Curriculum to IGCSE and the IB Diploma Programme post-16. The successful candidate will be able to inspire students of all ages and abilities. Classroom resources are plentiful and expectations are high for achievement for all students. Building and maintaining positive relationships with parents is essential and is a key part of maximising student progress.
Science is taught as a single subject in Key Stage 3 and as separate disciplines from Key Stage 4 upwards. The Head of Science will provide outstanding leadership for all teachers within the Department so that teaching and learning are consistently outstanding. He/she will focus strongly on developing an innovative and progressive curriculum which inspires and challenges students at all levels. This will be supported by a vibrant programme of co-curricular and enrichment activities. The Head of Science will be accountable for curriculum and assessment and will lead the Department s strategic development and self-evaluation processes.
About Our School
The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of teaching professionals at its heart. Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating over 1700 young people aged 3-18, from more than 90 nationalities.
The school was originally opened in 2009 and is now widely recognised as one of the leading schools in the Middle East. To learn more about our school, please visit: http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/abu-dhabi
About Nord Anglia
Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 69 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King s College London.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 13,000 people working together to support our students success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King s College London, offer our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King s College London.
Alongside great training and a competitive package, you ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world s most vibrant cities.
As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:
• A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
• An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
• A culture that is fair and consultative
• Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
• Opportunities to apply for further leadership positions