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Teacher of Education in Human Values

at Fortes Holdings in United Arab Emirates

About us:
Fortes Education, Dubai manages all-through Schools (Regent International School & Sunmarke School), and Nurseries in (Jumeirah International Nurseries), Dubai. We are growing our network of schools and nurseries, and aspire to become one of the leading providers of education in the UAE. We are committed to the pursuit of excellence and leadership in our educational services and practices, and are committed to delivering high quality education provision to the young people and families that we serve.

Our schools provide students an academically rigorous high-impact learning programme, which is supported by a broad and balanced range of learning opportunities in and out of the classroom that nurture the multiple intelligences. Our curriculum is further enriched through the integration of a holistic “Education in Human Values” (EHV) program, which develops character emotional and spiritual intelligence. We aspire to maximize academic achievement, nurture our children to become independent learners, confident, responsible young adults who have the necessary qualifications, skills and values to succeed in an ever-changing world.

Sunmarke School is our new state-of-the-art flag-ship school having an overall capacity of ~ 3,000 students. Situated at a prime location in Jumeirah Village Triangle, Sunmarke will open its doors in September 2016, and will welcome students from EYFS to Year 13. Sunmarke will offer the National Curriculum for England, followed by GCSE / IGCSE at Key Stage 4, and the A’Level programme of study at 6th Form.

We present an exciting opportunity to join our all through (3-18) school at its inception and to play an important part in our journey to outstanding.

About you:
It is said that education is what you remember when you leave school and this is a result of inspirational teaching that create learning experiences that last a lifetime.

Teaching at a Fortes School represents an exciting and very unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed professional to join an already successful group and develop this unique part of our curriculum, which underpins the school’s and the group’s values and ethos. It would suit an experienced teacher who is looking to develop further success in an innovative curriculum development and teaching opportunity. Through our program and your own expertise, you will play an instrumental role in building our students’ character, unmasking inherent values common to all humanity, and nurturing virtues such as courage, honesty, compassion and humility. Ideally you would have experience in facilitating young people’s involvement in community activities, volunteering, and charitable initiatives.

It would suit an experienced teacher who is looking to continue a successful career pathway.

We are looking for certain qualities:
• Skilled in the best global educational practices
• Committed to developing and inspiring every pupil, to believe that they can and will succeed
• Able to teach through the “multiple intelligences”, to develop the whole-child
• Tech-savvy, fluent in using APPs and technology extend and enrich each pupil’s learning experience
• Outstanding role models who embody our core values
• Passionate about providing enriched learning opportunities for children in and out of the classroom
• Excellent communicators who can ignite a passion for learning in our students
• Able to make a significant contribution to our extra-curricular activities (ECA) programme and to wider campus life
• Strong academic back-ground, work-ethic, well-organized having excellent interpersonal skills
• Experience in teaching values, mindfulness and yoga is preferred
• Dynamic, enthusiastic and well-qualified holding as a minimum, a B.ED or B.A & PGCE / PGDE or equivalent and relevant teaching qualification. An honors degree is preferred. For this unique post you could have a background as a teacher, counselor, or other professional experience in working with young people across all stages in a values-based educational environment.

Our Offer:
• Excellent tax-free salary
• Furnished Accommodation
• Baggage Allowance
• Medical Insurance for self
• Annual Air-Ticket and paid vacations
• State-of-the art facilities and amenities in a newly built campus in a prime location in Dubai
• An enthusiastic learning community of students, teachers, parents and Board members, who are dedicated to maximise student achievement for each and every child, and to create positive learning opportunities in and out of the classroom
• Working within a team of highly driven and supportive colleagues
• Excellent professional development
• Working in Dubai, one of the world’s most sought after work and travel destinations

To Apply:

If you have the passion, energy and commitment to drive accelerated outcomes for young people, then get in touch. In return, you will join a rapidly evolving organisation that can offer you a central role within our future growth plans.

Interviews will be held via SKYPE and/or at a venue in Dubai or the UK

Application Closing Date 31st March 2016
Appointment Start Date Mid-Aug 2016


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