Arabic Language Teacher
|Abdulla Bin Otaiba Charter School
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|Aldar Education is currently seeking an Arabic Language Teacher for Abdulla Bin Otaiba Charter School in Abu Dhabi for Academic Year 2022-2023.
ABO follows the US Curriculum and is a large and thriving Charter School, with @ 1500 students, from KG1 (FS2) to Grade 4(Year 5). The ABO aim is to be a collaborative, student centred school, to constantly develop staff, to develop stakeholder voice and to keep evolving in our practice, so demonstrating a change agent attitude.
Successful candidate will have a ‘can do’ attitude, as life in a Charter School can be challenging at times, but equally highly rewarding, as our impact upon
student learning is clearly visible every day. A sense of humour is vital too!
The successful candidate will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.
To deliver lessons that inspire students to succeed in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Roles and responsibilities include:
Teamwork and collaboration
To be a good communicator at all levels.
Be committed to developing positive relationships with all members of the school community.
Working alongside fellow teachers to plan engaging lessons that meet requirements of the curriculum.
Liaising with colleagues and working flexibly.
Working with parents to ensure the happiness and best academic outcomes for all children.
Working cooperatively with curriculum support staff (where applicable) to support children’s development.
Teaching and learning:
Clear understanding of the Curriculum.
Organising the classroom provision and learning resources and creating displays to encourage a positive and engaging learning environment.
Planning, preparing and presenting sessions that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within the class.
Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative teaching.
Observing and assessing children in line with school assessments.
Being reflective of the classroom provision, sessions taught, progress made, and adjusting environment, planning and curriculum to reflect this.
Meeting with other professionals such as speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and educational psychologists, if required.
Ensure the ABO Teacher and Learner DNA language and attitudes are being embedded throughout the curriculum.
Assessment and data:
Taking responsibility for the progress of a class.
Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of student’s development using Target Tracker.
Using data provided by assessments to influence further planning, provision and intervention.
Providing feedback to parents and carers on a student’s progress at Parent Teacher Conferences and other meetings.
Behaviour management and duties:
Follow the school’s behaviour policy.
Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.
Maintain good relationships with student’s, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary within the school’s behavioural policy.
Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour, which are expected of pupils.
Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self-control and independence of all learners.
Carry out duties as directed and within the school’s policy.
Wider professional responsibilities:
To work as part of a Curriculum Action Group, supporting planning, assessment, resources and special events linked to that team.
Support the organising and taking part in school events, outings and activities which may take place at weekends or in the evening.
Communicate effectively with parents/carers with regards to student’s achievements and well-being using school systems/processes.
Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school.
Run a weekly ECA each term.
Bachelor’s degree in Arabic Language or similar with a post teaching qualification.
3-5 years of experience as an Arabic teacher in international schools.
Job Specific Knowledge & Skills:
To be approachable, professional, calm and knowledgeable.
To be able to deal professionally with a range of stakeholders.
Passion for teaching and commitment to educating and nurturing children.
A high level of professionalism and consideration of the well-being of children.
Recent and consistent involvement in extra-curricular activities.
A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life.
Warmth, empathy, credibility, self-belief, integrity, drive and student centred.
To be able to prioritise workload and multi-task.
IT Literate and familiar with online technologies to aid in 21st century teaching.
Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with parents in a diverse multi-cultural environment.
This job description is not all inclusive. Aldar Education reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are also mindful of our national development strategy and encourage UAE Nationals in their application at our company.
Aldar Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and police clearance.