Head of Mathematics – UAE – August 2017
Start Date: August 2017
Location: Al Ain, UAE
Package: Tax free competitive salary
Experience required: 2 years
Sponsorship: Single and married teaching couples
Contract: 2 year renewable
School overview: The school’s mission is to sustain their position as a leading educational institution at both national and international levels, graduating moral, cultured world citizens who are eager and capable of contributing positively to their societies, and who possess the zeal and skills for lifelong learning. The school caters for over a thousand children from KG to Grade 12 offering an American style education to 90% local Emiratis and other Arab and Asian expats . The school grounds include a separate KG School, which encompasses spacious and colorful classrooms, a gymnasium, a junior swimming pool. The Primary and Senior Schools also enjoy a range of excellent indoor and outdoor facilities, laboratories, multipurpose halls, an outdoor swimming pool for senior students, a cafeteria, and a school uniform and bookshop.
Location Overview: Al Ain is known as the garden city of the Gulf and is a very green, fertile city equidistant from Abu Dhabi and Dubai (One hour fifteen) close to the border with Oman. It nestles amongst the rugged peaks of the Hajar Mountains with a back drop of amazing red sand dunes! Al Ain offers a much quieter pace of life but is equally suited to those sports fanatics with a love of the outdoors. Its a city where many come for activity based holidays. Life is more traditional and yet offers modern amenities, shopping malls and café culture with the ease of travelling in to Dubai at weekends for the buzz of big city life.
Requirements: 2 years of experience and a qualified teacher with a Bachelor of Education in the relevant teaching subject of equivalent. The school is flexible on previous curriculum experience, ESL experience is an advantage. Teachers must have enthusiasm and devotion. The professional standards of teachers are continually enhanced by in-service training courses which tackle cognitive neuroscience, logic, information technology, class management and intensive teaching practice workshops.
Package: Annual return flights; competitive tax free salary, medical insurance; transportation to and from school; furnished accommodation with electricity and water bills paid – the teacher accommodation is located in a calm and friendly prime area in Al Ain City, 10 mins from the school and 5 mins from a shopping mall. Within the building there is a picnic and barbecue garden with furniture and barbecue equipment, laundry room, a gym, a teacher’s lounge with multiple LCD screens and wifi. Each apartment is fully furnished with an equipped pantry and spacious bathroom.