Posting Date: Aug 03 2017
Continent: Middle East
City: Abu Dhabi
Job Type : Teaching / Faculty Jobs
Organization Type: K-12 School
Estimated Start Date: Sep 04 2017
Contract Type: 1 Year Contract
Job Overview: A well-established American and International Baccalaureate World School requires a teacher for the Primary Years Programme (Grade 2) for the 2017-2018 school year. This is an excellent opportunity to work in one of best schools in the world, with the possibility of renewing contracts upon completion. As an International Baccalaureate school, teachers with IB experience are preferred. Teachers will teach UAE nationals and international students in the PYP program aged 6-12.
Benefits: The package is regionally-competitive and includes shared accommodation located in an attractive part of town near the sea front. Although housing is shared during the first year, there is a possibility of single in the second year, with assignment based on seniority or sometimes on an equal draw basis. The apartments are fully furnished and include a private bathroom. 50% of utility bills are paid. School bus transportation is provided. Annual flights and medical insurance complete the package.
Qualifications: Certified K-12 Teacher with a bachelor’s and a master’s degree (preferred); 3+ years of full time experience in the teachable subject and grade level; Proficient use of SMART Board and other technology used in the classroom; PYP for Elementary positions an asset; IB and MYP for middle school and high school positions an asset; Native English proficiency; Previous international work experience an asset; Serious administrative and teaching professionals who are high energy, motivated, culturally sensitive and have a desire to work in a diverse environment; Minimum of 3 recent professional, supervisory references.
Additional Details: The positions start in August 2017. References, credentials and all supporting documentation must be provided prior to the interview.
Organization Overview: This is a high quality established American International school located in Abu Dhabi and fully accredited in the USA by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges and internationally by the Council of International Schools. It has a student body of 1200 that consists of 77 nationalities. The curriculum is based on the Virginia state standards, as well as an International Baccalaureate (IB) school offering the IB Primary Years and IB Diploma programs (PYP and DP). The school is co-educational in elementary and gender-segregated in secondary, with strong links to the local community.