Teaching Jobs - Vice Principal of Academics

Job Description:

To assist the Principal in providing high quality leadership to the teaching team. The Vice Principal Academic is responsible of the delivery of the academic program and related academic matters on campus. The VP Academic supervises Lead Teachers, provides guidance, ensures curriculum delivery as instructed by the Curriculum and Assessment Unit and oversees assessment process integrity. The VP Academic may represent the Principal in his/her absence in the Academic Council.

  • Exercise leadership by taking personal responsibility for managing the teachingteam
  • Hold responsibility and accountability for activities, day to day operations and all academic affairs of theschool
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of IAT’s curriculum and project planning with the teachingteam
  • Foster a learning environment where every team member is encouraged to provide ideas and suggestions leading to continuous improvement of local teaching and learningpractices
  • Encourage alignment of IAT Teaching, Learning and Assessment practices with instructional and delivery method to meet performance improvementstandards
  • Actively support the development of inter-disciplinary collaboration between teams ofteachers
  • Supervise instructional programs,evaluate  lesson plans and observe classes on a regular basis to encourage the use of a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with research on learning and child growth and development
  • Ensure that the instructional programs engage the learners in tasks that require analytical and critical thinking, questioning the known, problem solving and creativity, and that the programs address learners’ needs, interests, and skilllevels
  • Supervise Lead Teachers and teaching staff for the purpose of monitoring performance, and achieving overall objectives of school curriculum
  • Ensure that personnel evaluation procedures are accomplished in a fair and consistent manner that encourages accountability, growth, and excellence, in accordance with IAT policies andrequirements
  • Observe teachers, hold follow up conferences and maintain records on suggestions for needed improvement
  • Develop with individual teaching staff members a Professional Improvement Plan (PIP) whenneeded
  • Recommend opportunities for effective staff development that address the needs of the instructional program and needs of the staff, including workshops, conferences, visitations, and sessions in which the staff shares successful practices andstrategies
  • Provides leadership in teaching techniques, innovation and classorganization
  • Liaise with the Curriculum and Assessment Unit to provide up to date information on curriculum development, program evaluation, allocation of instructional materials and resources, and ensuring the proper delivery of thecurriculum
  • Review the grades for System Wide assessments and Final Examinations before submission to the AssessmentUnit
  • Coordinate and facilitate the development of the master schedule and oversee scheduling process, selection of courses, sections, and teacher schedules
  • Assist in the process of interviewing, evaluating, and selecting new staff members
  • Assist in the development and presentation of parent information and conference evening programs

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and/or a Master degree in the field of Education, Engineering or any scientificf ield
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • IELTS Band Score of 6.5 or higher for Non-Native languagespeakers

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience
  • Two years (2) of successful academic supervisory experience
  • Clear understanding of curriculum delivery, teaching methods, and class observation
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Experience with Student Information System(SIS)
  • Experience with teacher support and/or career developmentplanning

Monthly Salary Range:

Competitive TAX FREE salary of AED 20 – 24 K depending on qualifications and years of experience

Housing:

Abu Dhabi Emirate:

Monthly Housing Allowance for Singles is 9,280 AED

Monthly Housing Allowance for Married is 11,600 AED 

Other Emirates: (Housing Costs are lower):

Monthly Housing Allowance for Singles is 7,424 AED

Monthly Housing Allowance for Married is 9,280 AED

Health Insurance Coverage:

Provided for employee, spouse and up to 3 dependent children

Annual Air Tickets:

Cash Allowance given based on home country location for employee, spouse and up to 3 dependent children. Relocation air tickets also provided at beginning and end of contract.

Leave:

In addition to official holidays, paid leave is allocated as per academic calendar and as per the country Labor law. Minimum 30 work days per year.

Dependant School Fees:

School Tuition of 80,000 AED per family, maximum 40K per child). This allowance to be used for tuition fees, exam fees, text books, uniform, school transport – (all must be official invoices from the school)

Visa & Medical Check Fees:

VISA fees and Medical check done in the country are paid for by the school for Employee only.

End Of Service Benefit:

Receive 21 days Basic Salary for each full year of service. Plus economy air ticket to place of permanent residence according to Labor Law of the country.

Contract Period:

Renewable on yearly basis

Location:

UAE

Paperwork Requirements:

Notarized and Attested academic degrees, teaching certificates, transcripts, marriage and dependent birth certificates. You will be advised of school requirements.

Start Date:

August 2019

 
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