Dubai Heights Academy, opened in 2017 and is a warm and welcoming place to work. Located in the heart of Al Barsha South, Dubai. Dubai Heights Academy offers an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and inspirational individual to join our team. Dubai Heights Academy provides an inclusive, exciting and outstanding education to an international community of students from FS1 to Year 8 and will continue to grow organically to Year 13.
This is local hire part time 0.4 position; 2 days/week (days/timings to be agreed). The successful candidate will be required to have their own residency visa.
The campus is state-of-the-art with separate buildings for each phase as well as a 380 seat auditorium. There are three temperature controlled swimming pools, fully equipped science and computer labs, specialist rooms for art, DT, music, and drama, a library, two multipurpose sports halls, a full size football pitch, a variety of outdoor play areas and a spacious canteen.
Dubai Heights Academy provides a curriculum that meets the needs of all of our students and follows the National Curriculum for England as the basis of its curriculum. This has been tailored to comply with local requirements and supplemented with Arabic language, Islamic Studies, Moral Education and Social Studies. In addition, Dubai Heights Academy has partnered with MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) to develop and deliver a bespoke AI (artificial intelligence) project-based programme for Key Stage 3 students, to further enrich our broad and balanced curriculum.
We are driven by an underlying philosophy captured by our school ethos of ‘Every Child, Every Mind and Everybody matters’ and believe that every student deserves the best possible education, regardless of background and ability.
Applications are invited from dynamic and talented teachers to support the academic team in the delivery of non core subjects and who are able to contribute to continued improvements in progress and student attainment. We expect all applicants to be suitably qualified, self-motivated, adaptable, imaginative, and keen to join a team that is committed to academic excellence.
It is required that the successful applicant has:
- a B.Ed or degree with a PGCE / PGDE or equivalent
- ability/willingness to teach Geography / History from Year 3 to Year 8
- minimum 3 years experience of the National Curriculum for England
In return we can offer you:
- A positive and innovative learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and governors
- A collaborative and supportive attitude amongst staff which promotes a sense of teamwork and unity
- A senior leadership team who is committed to promoting the best environment and outcomes for staff and students
Our Compensation and Benefits package includes:
- Competitive tax free salary
- Discounted tuition fees for up to two children
- End of service gratuity in line with UAE Labor Law
Interviews will take place at Dubai Heights Academy or via Zoom, should a face to face interview not be possible.
Closing date for applications is Monday 4th October , however interviews may take place ahead of this date so an early application is advantageous.
Whilst we thank all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Dubai Heights Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants must have undergone child protection screening in order to receive an offer of employment. It is expected that the successful applicant is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition the applicant will be required to provide a valid police clearance/good conduct certificate from their country of residence along with attestation of qualifications and any applicable personal documents e.g. Degree, Marriage Certificate etc.
This position is for an immediate start, however the starting date can be further considered based on availability of the successful applicant.
Dubai Heights Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.