The Aquila School
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date Added: Sep 9, 2022
We are currently looking for a primary teacher (key stage two) to join our amazing team, for an immediate start. You must-
1. Have a UK/Irish teaching qualification with QTS for this age group
2. Have taught in a school in the UK/Ireland
3. Understand and believe in our school vision which is to be-
A happy community school with amazing learning at its heart where pupils are empowered to make choices, engage in meaningful learning experiences and make exceptional progress. This role would be ideal for someone in an early stage of their career to embed the experience you have already gained in the UK.
The role - Job description for teacher
For all staff in school we share a responsibility to ensure that children are safe and properly supervised at all times. Our school is committed to ‘amazing learning’- providing enjoyable and meaningful learning experiences so that every pupil makes as much progress as possible. All staff are expected to adhere to The Aquila Professional Code of Conduct and commit to promoting our vision – ‘A happy community school with amazing learning at its heart where pupils are empowered to make choices, engage in meaningful learning experiences and make exceptional progress’
Key qualities and skills:
• To be able to teach in an enjoyable, creative, and inclusive way, promoting independence, so that every child, including those who attend the Hemam centre (an on-site centre for children with SPLD), makes as much progress as possible
• To be able to develop positive working relationships with all members of the school community
• To be able to use initiative, be flexible, fun, proactive and positive
Key duties for all teachers include:
The Aquila School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.
Hours of work- 7.25am-4.15pm Monday to Thursday, 7.25am-12.00pm on Friday plus occasional evening and weekend work
To get a flavour of our school please visit our website and follow us on social media.
Staff on our sponsorship will also be eligible to receive:
Staff under our sponsorship not currently in the UAE receive the above and:
Benefit eligibility is dependent on family status at the time of joining and will require verification each year.
About the International Schools Partnership Group
The Aquila School is owned by a London based company called International Schools Partnership (ISP). The International Schools Partnership (ISP) is a growing group of committed colleagues in financially responsible schools around the world, all of which aim to be the school of choice in their local area. Learning is at the heart of everything we do for our pupils, colleagues and parents. We are committed to getting better, all the time.
ISP was founded by an experienced team of committed educationalists and commercial operators who have worked together over many years. Our growing group of private schools located in the UK, the USA, Spain, Costa Rica, Chile, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Malaysia, and Mexico educate children and pupils from 2-18 years of age. We have now expanded to over 50 schools delivering multiple curricula and building on local brands and reputations with around 30,000 pupils and 5,000 staff located across the globe.
We believe that successful schools are the ones that put learning at the heart of everything they do, always aiming to create rounded individuals that are able to forge successful careers and lives in a rapidly changing world. Our goal is to enable our schools as the leading school of choice in their local area. We are a truly international group working in different cultures and speaking different languages. We work across countries and cultures, too, by working with each other and with other schools and communities. At ISP we continue to engage with schools around the world who are interested in becoming part of our global group of schools and look forward to welcoming more pupils and staff to the group.
All our schools: