Teacher of French - #60903

English College

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time



Teacher of French required for August 2024

The English College, Dubai, seeks a positive, reflective and inspiring Teacher of French to work in the Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Faculty and the Secondary School for August 2024. The successful candidate will have a growth mindset and high expectations of all staff and students. They will be open and willing to learn; they will be expected to engage in professional learning with the mindset that everyone can always improve. We are seeking a professional who is passionate about encouraging students to grow and develop holistically - academically, emotionally, physically and socially.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, highly qualified and committed, with an excellent track record. Teaching roles at EC offer a fun, exciting and incredibly rewarding challenge and an opportunity to be part of a dynamic and forward thinking school, rated Outstanding by BSO (2022) and Very Good by DSIB (2023). The successful candidate will demonstrate a creative approach to teaching and learning with the ability to inspire and motivate students with a diverse range of talents and abilities. Candidates must also have the necessary skills and vision to have the highest of expectations for all, using data to meet the needs of all learners, offering appropriate challenge and support where necessary. A desire and willingness to teach French through to GCSE is essential and an ability to contribute to the teaching of A Level French advantageous.

Applicants will need to be sympathetic with the ethos and values of The English College. We are looking for a highly committed team player with the drive, energy and passion to develop this forward-looking school. You should also illustrate a capacity to help students achieve their absolute best as part of a team, a proactive commitment to the pastoral care and wellbeing of our learners, and a willingness to contribute to the thriving extracurricular life of our school. The successful candidate will need to play a significant role in the safeguarding of our students.

The English College is an established, independent, and co-educational British curriculum all-through school (EYFS through to Year 13). We are well resourced with great facilities - we opened a new Secondary Building in August 2020 with 2 drama studios, a fitness suite, sports hall, specialised art and music rooms and science labs. We have a reputation for academic excellence; we place the success of each and every student at the centre of our mission. Our students are motivated, committed and love learning. Our staff are passionate and outstanding teaching professionals, and we are committed to providing excellent and ongoing CPD opportunities. Our parents are supportive and involved in the learning, attainment and progress of their children.

The English College is a family, and with our fantastic students, dedicated and motivated team of excellent teachers and support staff, it truly is a wonderful place to learn and teach.

The English College is part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP), a growing group of committed colleagues in financially responsible schools around the world, all of which aim to be the school of choice in their local area. Learning is at the heart of everything we do for our students, colleagues and parents. We are committed to continuous improvement.

All applications must be supported by a current CV, added as a supporting document.

Successful applicants will:

  • Be honest, transparent and have integrity.
  • Have a good honours degree.
  • Hold a QTS or PGCE teaching qualification, preferably from the UK.
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience of teaching.
  • Be able to provide an ICPC and a UK enhanced DBS or equivalent police check.
  • Be professional in appearance and conduct
  • Be willing to contribute to the wider curriculum and support the vision of the school

Our remuneration package includes:

  • Tax free salary, dependent upon experience
  • Housing Allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Annual flight allowance
  • School places for up to two children
  • Visa costs
  • End of service gratuity in line with UAE Labour Law

Application Process:

To apply please complete the online application form. The closing date for applications is Friday 31st May 2024. Early applications are strongly encouraged (we reserve the right to appoint early).

Long list / initial online interviews will be held as soon as applications are received. Final interviews will be held following that. We look forward to receiving your application.

The English College and ISP are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years employment history.

ISP is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of ISP through this role are strongly encouraged to apply.

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