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ICT & Computer Science Teacher

Company Name: Al Yasmina Academy
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Abu Dhabi
Experience: 2+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Aldar Academies are currently seeking an outstanding ICT & Computer Science Teacher for Al Yasmina Academy in Abu Dhabi  commencing Academic Year 2022/2023.
Al Yasmina Academy is an outstanding English Curriculum school in the beautiful city of Abu Dhabi. With our globally recognised and admired curriculum, dedicated and passionate practitioners and outstanding teaching and learning, Al Yasmina Academy is an exceptional place to work. It has an exciting, diverse and progressive learning community that annually produces some of the very best I/GCSE and A Level results in the UAE. Our learning culture is underpinned by our core values of excellence, respect, passion, collaboration and creativity allowing all students to thrive. Furthermore, the Academy is extremely proud of its recent ADEK inspection, which rated Al Yasmina Academy as ‘Outstanding’ in all six performance standards, putting it amongst the top schools in the UAE and Middle East.
The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.

Creating a climate that is conducive for outstanding Learning and Teaching    
Identifying clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed    
Setting tasks which challenge students and ensure high levels of interest    
Setting appropriate and demanding expectations    
Setting clear targets, building on prior attainment    
Identifying SEN or very able students    
Providing clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge    
Making effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of programmes of study    
Making effective use of performance data and key indicators to inform planning and therefore deliver differentiated learning – matched to need    
Maintaining an effective learning environment in accordance with the academy’s procedures and encouraging good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework
Using a variety of teaching methods to:    
match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary    
use effective questioning, listen carefully to students, give attention to errors and misconceptions    
select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, I.C.T. and other learning technologies    
Ensuring students acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught    
Evaluating own teaching critically to improve effectiveness    
Ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support

Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting  
Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching;    
Mark and monitor students’ work and set targets for progress    
Using performance data to inform planning and therefore ensuring the Learning and Teaching continue to ‘add value    
    Assess and record students’ progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and areas for development, inform planning and recognise the level at which the student is achieving    
  Undertake assessment of students as requested by examination bodies, departmental and academy procedures;    
  Prepare and present informative reports to parents

Curriculum Development  
Take part in subject or aspects of the academy’s work and develop plans which identify clear targets and success criteria for its development and / or maintenance    
Contribute to the whole academy’s visioning activities.

 Other Professional Requirements  
Have a working knowledge of teachers’ professional duties and legal liabilities    
Know subject(s) or specialism(s) to enable effective teaching    
Establish effective working relationships and set an outstanding example through their presentation and personal and professional conduct    
Endeavour to give every child the opportunity to reach their potential and meet high expectations;    
Co-operate with other staff to ensure a sharing and effective usage of resources to the benefit of the academy, department and students    
Contribute to the corporate life of the academy through effective participation in meetings and management systems necessary to coordinate the leadership and management of the academy    
Take part in marketing and liaison activities such as Open evenings/afternoons, Parent Teacher Consultations, and events with partner academys    
Take responsibility for own professional development and duties in relation to academy policies and practices;    
Liaise effectively with parents

Bachelor of Education Degree in Computer Science or bachelor’s degree in Equivalent Field with PGCE or other teacher qualification.    
2 years of experience in teaching Computer Science including I/GCSE and I/A Level is essential, with ICT experience up to GCSE desirable.    
Previous experience working with students for whom English is not their first language       
Passion for teaching and commitment to educating the whole child       
A high level of professionalism and consideration of the well-being of children       
Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age and ethnic background       
A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check
Aldar Academies are a family of world-class, child centered, and innovative schools based in the UAE.  We educate over 25,000 students across our group of owned and managed schools and as we grow so does our need for highly skilled, inspirational, and dedicated school leaders.  We offer an attractive remuneration package including medical cover, flights, housing, and free child school places.  Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff and so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching and training. 
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.