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HOD – English

Are you an experienced, dynamic and collaborative leader who want to work with exceptionally talented people in a faith-based environment?

Job Overview:
Our American curriculum school, American School of Creative Science in Sharjah is looking for a creative, passionate and outstanding HOD – English who value professional development opportunities and a good work-life balance.

Start Date: August 2021

Job Summary

The Head of Department is a leader of learning. The major responsibility is to ensure the highest the highest quality of student learning in their areas.

To serve as a Head of English, co-ordinate and be responsible for all relevant subject teachers, ensuring they utilize detailed and structured planning and schemes of work, implement a broad range of strategies, differentiated work and materials to match the range of ability in classes.

Ensure that 100% of the students make progress towards the curriculum standards

ensure to maximize the curriculum coverage with effective scope and sequence

Ensure to support improved performance for external benchmarking tests; review of the curriculum to include learning statements from MAP, CAT4 and TIMSS.

Ensure that there are sufficient opportunities for all students to showcase their abilities through curricular and extra-curricular activities promoting a broader ‘curriculum’ that enables students to develop a great range of skills and talents.

Bachelor’s Degree specializing in English Literature

Minimum five years teaching experience using the US Common Core Curriculum

Experienced as Head/Lead of English Department

Must have experience of Data Disaggregation, Analysis and Differentiation for Students

Native English Speaker preferred.

Must have 5 years IKHTAR as English Teacher (applicable to UAE based candidates only)

IELTS with min score of 7.5 in academic level.

Knowledge of US Common Core Curriculum Standards

Must have experience in NEASC inspection.

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