English Teacher Full-time Job

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Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding and Health & Safety issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.

Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.

Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.

Are financially responsible. We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students and our schools.

Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.

ISP Teacher Key Responsibilities

Plan and deliver teaching and learning activities in line with the school’s curriculum and planning (LTPs, MTPs and STPs) to maximise student engagement, learning and progress.

Ensure learning objectives are concise, appropriate and always understood and written in their copy books by students.

Provide clear structure for lessons, maintaining good pace and challenge throughout.

Ensure students have Minimum Target Grades (MTGs) and Aspirational Target Grades (ATGs) secondary only

Motivate and challenge all students through effective differentiation for groups and individuals.

Ensure there are opportunities for independent and collaborative learning.

Ensure appropriate and engaging opportunities for developing understanding of topics or consolidating learning through regular homework

Ensure there are opportunities for peer and self-assessment to support learning.

Ensure effective behaviour and resource management.

Use a variety of teaching strategies to personalise learning to maximise motivation in class.

Set, model and maintain high expectations at all times.

Ensure positive behaviour management in line with school policy.

Adapt lesson plans to meet the needs of all students including those with SEN (students of determination) or EAL needs.

Ensure students know and understand key terminology at the start of all lessons.

Adapt planning to support students’ SMSC needs and reflect STEAM and enterprise pathways.

Establish a safe, supportive and engaging learning environment.

AMAR: Academic Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting

Accurately assess summative assessments and moderate where required.

Ensure effective use of assessment results to determine the extent to which learning objectives have been met, and how planning can be improved to further enhance learning.

Provide students with systematic, meaningful and personalised ( age appropriate) feedback on their learning.

Provide personalised reports fully in line with the school’s Assessment and Reporting Policy

Other: Professional Requirements – all staff

Establish highly effective working relationships with students, colleagues, parents and visitors.

Set high expectations for students through personal presentation and professional conduct.

Attend assemblies, dept meetings, parents’ evenings, school functions and other staff meetings.

Be proactive and contribute to Development Time and Key Stage/Department teams.

Maintain the highest professional standards in terms of personal presentation and punctuality.

Keep up to date with current educational practice.

Offer up to two engaging enrichment activities per week

Always be on time and proactive with all safeguarding duties.

Be proactive in understanding and implementing the school’s policies and procedures.

Always meet statutory responsibilities regarding Safeguarding and Health and Safety.

Be a commensurate professional and school ambassador during and outside school hours.

Undertake any other task as reasonably requested by the principal.

Company Description
Reach British School is in the south of Abu Dhabi, teaching the National Curriculum for England to ages 3 to 16. The school now has over 1450 students from over 60 different nationalities. We currently teach FS1 to Year 11 (Pre-KG to Grade 10), with Year 12 (Grade 11) opening in September 2019.
We pride ourselves on our staff. All teachers are native English speakers, working alongside our specialist teachers who deliver the Ministry of Educations Arabic, Islamic and Social Studies curriculum. Learning and teaching standards are constantly observed, and specialist consultants from our British owners, the International Schools Partnership, ensure we are constantly developing to give our students the best environment to develop academically as well as socially. Our Senior Leadership Team are mainly British, bringing years of experience from schools all over the world to our international school.
The environment is as important to learning as the faculty is. The school has light spacious classrooms for Primary and Secondary, and a separate specialised Early Years Foundation Stage building with its own indoor and outdoor play areas. A heated swimming pool offers weekly swimming lessons to Years 3 and above, while our library, ICT suites and art rooms give students a rounded education.
Science labs are available to our Secondary students , as well as a fantastic refurbished indoor multipurpose sports hall.
We look forward to welcoming you into our school community, where we help young people lay the foundations for life-long success. The British schools deliver tried and tested educational programs, leading students to enter renowned universities. Our joining the International Schools Partnership in early 2016 enabled us to join with likeminded schools internationally, and that brings a wealth of opportunity to the school.