Ecology (Eco Literacy) Science Teacher - Dubai - August 2021

Country:
UAE - Dubai
Region:
School - Middle East
Curriculum:
United Kingdom
Level:
Primary-Upper (8-11), Secondary/ Middle(12-15)
Start Date:
14 August 2021
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Eco Literacy Teacher – Dubai UAE - August 2021

A prestigious private school in Dubai are looking for the best teachers who have solid English National Curriculum teaching experience, promotion in post and consistency in a school.

The school seeks a specialist for an exciting opportunity within this unique teaching environment. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the school’s ecoliteracy and sustainability vision, and will work as part of a team, to ensure that this pervades all aspects of the curriculum, learning and teaching, and the way that the staff and community conceive schooling. Integrated with the rigorous expectations of the English National Curriculum, the curriculum of the school is a blend of a knowledge rich curriculum, delivered using constructivist approaches that nurture competencies learners need to care for themselves, for others and for the environment. This includes a critical focus on inquiry and place-based styles learning. The successful applicant will lead the delivery of activities and courses outside of the classroom for students in years 4 through 9, utilising the school’s extraordinary learning spaces. The successful candidate would also be required to lead in the implementation of an ecological based GCSE course for all KS4 students.

Essential Attributes
Native-level English language skills
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Education, Environmental Sciences, or equivalent, with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education with QTS or equivalent teaching license or certificate
A minimum of 5 years’ experience teaching, preferably with experience in a through school setting, as well as in settings outside the classroom
A passion for the environment
Experience teaching with plants and animals
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Excellent writing and communication skills
Working understanding of and experience using a range of technology tools in teaching and learning
Willingness to work outside in hot weather

Preferred Attributes
Experience designing, delivering and evaluating standards-based, environmental education units for learners ages 10 – 16
A track record of outstanding GSCE examination results in an ecologically based course
Experience designing, organizing and leading learning experiences outside the classroom, including overnight and extended residential field trips
Experience establishing and managing collaborations with community partners.
Experience designing, delivering and evaluating participatory learning experiences in and/or about the environment for educators.
Knowledge of the ecology of the Arabian Peninsula

Salary/Package
• AED10,000 – 15,000 depending on relevant years’of experience (£2000 to £2900) tax free plus end of service gratuity
• Annual flights
• Accommodation
• Medical insurance
• Visa coverage

Note: The school cannot accommodate dependent children over the age of 14
Number Of Students:
300 in first year of operation
Student Make Up:
mixed nationalities: UK>Indian>Arabic
Regional Info:
Dubai is one of the United Arab Emirates, and is probably the most famous. Dubai is a very westernised and welcoming country that is full of expatriates from all over the world. Seen as the tourism gateway to the Middle East you will find everything from indoor ski slopes to warm beaches to the tallest building in the world within its borders. Dubai packs well above its weight - why not find out why?
Tax Rate:
Tax Free
Housing:
1 bedroom apartment
Benefits:
Flights - allowance, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity - swimming beaches, Activity-typical land sporting types, Activity-typical water sporting types, Climate - warmer, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Suburban, Unmarried partners - not suitable, Westernised - moderately, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
5.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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