PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Academy in the United Arab Emirates is always seeking to maintain a dossier of experienced and qualified Primary School Teachers for its two Primary Schools.

We are seeking teachers with experience in the National Curriculum of England and/or the IBO Primary Years Programme.

Successful candidates will

  • have experience of working within the 3 to 11 year age groups.

  • have the desire to work in an international school context.

  • be flexible and adaptable to change.

We offer

  • a forward thinking school.

  • great children who are willing to learn.

  • a supportive and collegial teaching environment.

  • a good work-life balance with colleagues who work hard and enjoy a good social life together.

  • an employment package that includes tax free salary, free accommodation, free utilities, medical insurance, end of service gratuity and annual return flights to the home country.

RAK Academy is one of the oldest, largest and most respected international schools in Ras Al Khaimah. Established in 1975 RAK Academy now has 3 distinct schools, a British Curriculum Primary, IBO PYP Primary and a Secondary School – IGCSE/A-levels/IBDP. Each primary school has around 1300 students from over 60 nationalities.

This is an exciting opportunity to become a part of a strong team in a major international school in a growing and developing part of the UAE.

For information about specialists positions, application and further details please contact the relevant Head Teachers directly:

British Curriculum Primary School:    westley.hughes@rakacademy.org

International PYP School:                     wayne.richardson@rakacademy.org

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

 

Interviews for shortlisted candidates are held in London in January and March or on an as-needed basis in Ras Al Khaimah. Candidates are advised to apply early.

 

How to Apply

Please send a detailed resume, including cover letter, list of credentials, present and prior work experiences, portrait photo, recent PD, etc… and contact details for three referees one of which must be your current Head Teacher / Principal.

DEPUTY HEAD OF SCHOOL PYP PRIMARY SCHOOL- EARLY YEARS

RAK Academy in the northern most Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah UAE (near Dubai) is seeking to recruit an  RAK Academy experienced and qualified Deputy Head of School –Early Years for its Primary School for January  2018.  An August 2018 start date would also be considered.

We are looking for someone who has experience in leading and managing teams of teachers with knowledge of and experience in Early years from Pre-K to Year 2

Successful candidates will bring to the position

  • Successful experience as a  Deputy of a Primary (or equivalent) in an Early Years school environment;

  • Proven ability to be an instructional leader as well as an effective manager;

  • Advanced degree or equivalent;

  • Successful Early Years classroom teaching experience for a minimum of 5 years;

  • Effective public relations with parents and the wider school community;

  • Proven ability as a team player;

  • Proven ability as an innovative, results-oriented, self-motivated, energetic, creative problem solver;

  • An appreciation for the academic and personal issues facing children with language backgrounds other than English.

  • Have the desire to work in a forward thinking international school

  • Be flexible and adaptable to change

 

We offer:

  • A purpose built school that is well resourced and equipped

  • A supportive teaching environment with a commitment to Professional Development

  • An attractive employment package that includes tax free salary, free accommodation, free utilities and medical insurance, end of service gratuity and annual return flights to the home country

  • The opportunity to live and work in a wonderful and liberal part of  UAE with an amazing cultural and geographical past

 

RAK Academy is one of the oldest, largest and most important international schools in the UAE.  The Early Years is part of a larger Primary school and is one of the 3 schools in the Academy. Further information about the school can be obtained on the schools website  www.rakaonline.org  or a staff information video. Enquiries can be directed to Mr Wayne Richardson the current HOS of PYP at wayne.richardson@rakacademy.org

 

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an Academy that is a leader of learning in a growing and developing part of the UAE. The initial contract is for 2 years but a longer period of commitment is envisioned.

Applications consisting of a two page CV listing 3 recent referees and a 1 page statement of education philosophy to be sent to principal@rakacademy.org

Shortlisted candidates will be provided with  interview details in due course.