Psychology Teacher - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Aldar Education - Yas American Academy

    Aldar Education - Yas American Academy
    Aldar Education - Yas American Academy Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    3 weeks ago

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    Contract Length: 2 years Number of Vacancies: 1 Student Level:
  • High School
  • Eligible Candidates:
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Requirements:
  • Education Required: Bachelor
  • Minimum Teaching Experience: 3 years of teaching experience
  • Major: Psychology
  • Required Certificates: Teaching Credential/License
  • Job Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • 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 for the well-being of children
  • Recent and consistent involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age and ethnic background
  • A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life
  • A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check
  • Job Benefits:
  • Family VISA
  • Comprehensive family medical insurance
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Annual Airfare
  • Furnished Accommodation
  • Job Description:

    Key Tasks:

  • To deliver lessons that inspire students to succeed to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Roles and responsibilities include:Teamwork and collaborationTo be a good communicator at all levels.Be committed to developing positive relationships with all members of the school community.Working alongside fellow teachers to plan engaging lessons that meet the requirements of the curriculum.Liaising with colleagues and working flexibly.Working with parents to ensure the happiness and best academic outcomes for all children.Working cooperatively with curriculum support staff (where applicable) to support children's development.
  • Teaching and learning:

  • Clear understanding of the Curriculum.
  • Organising the classroom provision and learning resources and creating displays to encourage a positive and engaging learning environment.
  • Planning, preparing, and presenting sessions that cater to the needs of the whole ability range within the class.
  • Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative teaching.
  • Observing and assessing children in line with school assessments.
  • Being reflective of the classroom provision, sessions taught, progress made, and adjusting environment, planning, and curriculum to reflect this.
  • Meet with other professionals such as speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, and educational psychologists, if required.
  • Ensure the Al Mamoura Academy Teacher and Learner DNA language and attitudes are being embedded throughout the curriculum
  • Assessment and data:

  • Taking responsibility for the progress of a class.
  • Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of student's development using Target Tracker.
  • Using data provided by assessments to influence further planning, provision, and intervention.
  • Providing feedback to parents and carers on a student's progress at Parent Teacher Conferences and other meetings
  • Behavior management and duties:

  • Follow the school's behavior policy.
  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches that are appropriate to students' needs to inspire, motivate, and challenge pupils.
  • Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary within the school's behavioral policy.
  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values, and behaviour, which are expected of pupils.
  • Have high expectations of behavior, promoting self-control and independence of all learners.
  • Carry out duties as directed and within the school's policy.
  • Wider professional responsibilities:

  • To work as part of a curriculum action group, supporting planning, assessment, resources, and special events linked to that team.
  • Support the organizing and taking part in school events, outings, and activities which may take place at weekends or in the evening.
  • Communicate effectively with parents/carers about students' achievements and well-being using school systems/processes such as CPOMS as appropriate.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
  • Run a weekly ECA each term.
  • This is a Direct to School Job This is a Direct to School Job About the School:

    At Yas American Academy, which is located on Yas Island, we follow the prestigious American Massachusetts State Curriculum. We are proud to boast state-of-the-art facilities and a student-centered learning culture, enabling students to make phenomenal progress through inquiry-based learning and project-based classrooms.

    A globally recognized standard of excellence, NEASC Accreditation attests to a school's high quality and integrity.

    We believe that imagination, creativity, and big dreams can change our world We are focused on improvement and solutions. We empower our staff and students to be innovative and unconstrained. We celebrate thinkers and doers.

    This is a Direct to School Job This is a Direct to School Job About Abu Dhabi:

    Abu Dhabi is the capital city of UAE and is the second most populous city. Experienced educators or administrators seeking positions in the UAE can find great opportunities in Abu Dhabi.

    Language: Arabic Population: Currency: UAE Dirham Major Religion(s): Islam Climate: Hot desert climate Size: km2 This is a Direct to School Job This is a Direct to School Job