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Secondary English Teacher

Star Twar
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date Added: Jan 19, 2023

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Secondary English Teacher

Star International School, Al Qusais is looking to recruit a strong, resilient and innovative Secondary English Teacher to join our growing school in August 2023

Star International School Al Twar and Al Qusais is a part of the 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. Star International School is a bespoke English Curriculum school catering to students from FS1 to Year 13 and is located in the heart of Dubai. Star currently has 625 students.

Purpose of Role

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified English teacher to join our friendly, efficient and successful team. The successful candidate will be required to teach the class with full responsibility for all British curriculum subjects and pastoral care. 

ISP Principles

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 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.

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

English Teacher Key Responsibilities

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding secondary school teacher to join our supportive, efficient and successful team.  The successful candidate will be required to teach Year 7 – Year 13 classes, working as part of a team to deliver the secondary English curriculum with additional pastoral care responsibilities. Preference will be given to the teachers who can teach additional GCSE subjects such as; PE, Media Studies, Psychology, History, Geography, IT etc.,

The successful candidate will need to be positive, enthusiastic and creative in their approach to our school vision:  ‘To develop Star members in the local and global community, who are able to lead themselves and others; through their love of independent learning and their compassion for humanity’.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant British teaching qualification: to teach Secondary School English (a Bachelor’s degree and a recognised teaching qualification) 
  • A minimum of 2 years recent teaching experience in KS3,KS4 and KS5 [English] 
  • A good working knowledge of the latest UK practice from either the UK or a British Curriculum school overseas 
  • A good knowledge of the GCSE, BTEC and International A-Level curricula (Edexcel, Oxford AQA and AQA  IGCSE) 
  • Excellent communication skills to lead by example, as well as collaborate with Key Stage leaders, Senior Management and parents 
  • Be flexible and adaptable to the ever changing world of education 
  • Be reflective and passionate about self-development whilst contributing to the high standards of the school 
  • Have the ability to research new initiatives and implement them whilst evaluating current processes 
  • Have the ability to confidently utilise assessment for learning strategies and a variety of tasks to enhance learning 
  • Be proficient in ICT and learning technologies. 
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and the willingness to support colleague development. 

 

ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

ISP 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.

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