PRE-KG English and Grade Learning Coordinator
|Company Name:||Swiss International Scientific School|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|No. Of Vacancies:||1|
|The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) is a leading international day and boarding school where future generations are inspired to become confident and enthusiastic lifelong learners, ready to embrace the opportunities and challenges of a global world.|
At SISD we follow the framework of the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme from Pre-Kindergarten (PreKG) to Grade 12 and the Swiss Baccalaureate programme from Grade 6 onwards. The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai is an IB Continuum World School authorised to offer and teach the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) IB Diploma Programme (DP) and the IB Career-related Programme (CP).
We are also a member of the Swiss Group of Schools, CIS and ECIS.
SISD offers three different streams with an emphasis on offering learners the chance to develop international-mindedness, to broaden their skills and capabilities and to acquire the information needed to access other cultures:
• IB Bilingual English/French (with Arabic)
• IB Bilingual English/German (with Arabic)
• IB with additional languages (French or German with Arabic) and personalised STEAM* programme from PreKG-Grade 5.
Our unique curriculum offers an engaging learning experience, the challenge of developing a real understanding of cultural diversity and the support of a thriving international community.
Our large eco-friendly campus ensures that we can offer a wide range of sporting facilities that make the most of our location adjacent to Dubai Creek.
Find out more about SISD at www.sisd.ae
We have created a school that offers an outstanding education focused on both academic excellence and personal growth. We encourage students to take risks, become compassionate lifelong learners and responsible citizens who care for one another and contribute to a strong society through intercultural understanding and respect.
At SISD, a distinctive feature of school life is the diverse student body made up of more than 90 different nationalities. It is our strong belief that the next generation of international citizens will need to be dynamic, flexible and linguistically ambitious. This is why we offer all our students the opportunity to become multilingual.
Our international programmes reflect a sincere commitment to a Swiss vision of excellence in education to enable our students fully to embrace future opportunities.
We are looking for an outstanding, passionate, caring and reflective PRE-KG English and Grade Learning Coordinator for August 2023.
The Pre-K English and Grade Learning Coordinator at SISD provides professional leadership and management for the grade team and shares responsibility for the overall well-being and achievement for each student in the grade. She/He supports teachers in ensuring students have access to and gain maximum benefit from the curriculum at SISD, including excellent pastoral support and guidance. There is the expectation that the successful candidate will have a teaching load.
Our team of international teaching staff is made up of highly qualified professionals who all share one goal: to provide quality education to all of our children in a caring, nurturing and supportive environment.
As part of our commitment to our academic staff’s personal and professional development, comprehensive professional development will be provided to the successful candidate, who will:
• be fully qualified and experienced Early Years Teacher with Middle Leadership experience holding a Bachelor of Education and a relevant professional leadership qualification for the role
• have relevant recent professional development that qualifies the candidate for this position
• have extensive international Early Years teaching experience
• have an additional language such as French, German or Arabic would be desirable
• have significant experience of leading and delivering the IB PYP curriculum
The salary and benefits package reflects the fact that SISD is committed to excellence.
All applications for this role must be supported by a current CV and covering letter, added as supporting documents to the online TES application.
Due to the expected volume of applications, we will only contact those applicants that are shortlisted for interview. We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.
SISD is committed to safeguarding and providing a safe and happy environment for all our students and employees and one in which our students can thrive and learn. We follow safer recruitment practices, which ae allied to Keeping Children Safe in Education and the International Task Force on Child Protection. All appointments are subject to an interview and appropriate vetting procedures including identity checks, online social media checks, criminal record checks from both country of residence/home country and any other country of residence, right to work in UAE and Barring & Prohibition checks.