Primary STEAM Computing Teacher

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Employment: Full Time

About us:

Fortes Education has been a leading education provider in the UAE for over four decades with premium international schools and nurseries that have experienced outstanding success and growth. Our schools offer the most innovative and character-building education in the entire Middle East region.

Our core ethos and philosophy of education is Positive Education ( PosEd ). Through PosEd , our schools foster active engagement in learning, celebrating character strengths and accomplishments. We encourage children to cultivate fulfilling relationships with others and seek meaning and purpose in their own lives.?We enable children to become happy learners and develop into innovative thinkers, confident young adults, and life-long learners. Our students develop resilience, a growth mindset and deep character strengths that allow them to flourish in an ever-changing world.??

About Sunmarke School - Where Amazing Happens

Sunmarke School provides an ambitious and inspiring , values- based education that nurtures the hearts and minds of students so that they can flourish and achieve their dreams . Powered by our unique signature program me s, Sunmarke is a uniquely innovative school , transforming young lives . This was reflected in Sunmarke School winning the coveted 'Most Innovative School' award at the Which School Advisor ceremony in Dubai and London.

Sunmarke is an all-through school which offers a premium education across a fantastic range of pathways for students including the National Curriculum of England, GCSE/IGCSE, 'A' Levels, BTEC, and the IB Diploma and Career Related Programmes. We also offer a suite of Signature Programmes unrivalled in Dubai. With unique experiences in Environmental and Sustainability Studies, students learn in Forest School settings, as well as utilizing cutting-edge hydroponic technology to examine how science can support sustainability in future terrains. Our world-class STEAM centre and curriculum offer students an incredible opportunity to apply their learning in solving real-world problems, from Foundation Stage through to Year 9. We are technologically innovative and incorporate AI into learning in all subjects, as well as deepening learning through Augmented and Virtual Reality AR/VR experiences. We have outstanding performing arts opportunities with fantastic facilities and amazing teachers to help our more creative students truly find their voice. Sunmarke School was judged by the Dubai School Inspection Bureau (DSIB) as a 'Very Good' school in our 3rd year of operation and 'Outstanding' in our British Schools Overseas (BSO) inspection in 2019.

We present an exciting opportunity to join our all-through school and to play an important part in our journey to "Outstanding". Sunmarke School, Dubai is one of our flagship schools, located at a prime location in Jumeirah Village Triangle.

About the role:
Sunmarke School is seeking a dynamic and passionate Primary STEAM Computing Teacher to join our innovative team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in our purpose-built STEAM centre, working alongside a Primary STEAM DT Teacher to inspire and educate KS2 students. Our curriculum is design-thinking driven, culminating in immersive two-week residencies where students bring their projects to life, employing a vast array of STEAM skills. If you have a flair for collaborative work, a flexible and creative mindset, and in-depth computing knowledge, we invite you to apply.

Key responsibilities:
• Collaborate closely with the STEAM DT teacher and other primary class teachers to ensure a seamless integration of the computing curriculum with ongoing projects.
• Plan and facilitate engaging two-week residencies in the STEAM centre, tailored to maximize student engagement and learning outcomes.
• Deliver instruction in a variety of computing disciplines, including coding, robotics, 3D printing, CAD and lead engaging ECAs such as Lego League.
• Develop and implement lesson plans that cater to the needs of diverse learners and encourage creativity and problem-solving.
• Assess student progress and provide constructive feedback, guiding them towards achieving a high-standard final product.
• Continuously update the curriculum to include the latest trends and advancements in STEAM education and computing technology.
• Engage with the broader school community to showcase the importance and achievements of the STEAM centre.

About you:
We seek to appoint an outstanding Primary STEAM Computing Teacher to join our team in August 2024 start.
We are looking for certain qualities:
• A track record of effective collaboration and positive relationship building with colleagues.
• A flexible approach to the planning and delivery of the curriculum to accommodate various projects and student needs.
• Knowledge and hands-on experience in coding, robotics, 3D printing, CAD, and other computing technologies relevant to primary education.
• An innovative and creative approach to teaching that integrates design thinking and problem-solving.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills.
• This opportunity will include teaching the subject at Key Stage 2 whilst also collaborating with Key Stage 1 colleagues.
• Dynamic, enthusiastic, and well-qualified holding as a minimum, a B.Ed. or a B.A & PGCE and QTS.

Our Offer:
• Excellent tax-free salary
• Furnished Accommodation
• Relocation Allowance (applicable to overseas appointments only)
• Medical Insurance for self
• Annual Air-Ticket and paid vacations
• Tuition Fee Concession for up to 2 minor dependents
• 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 maximizing student achievement, and creating 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


Fortes Education is made up of a caring and committed educators and innovators who seek to improve education in the UAE and Middle East region through the establishment of innovative schools and enlightened education programs that help students realise their potential.

We are able to deliver and accomplish our goals through a management team trained in education and business, a dedicated and large team of teachers, educators, and school administration staff, our research-based school curricula, achievement based educational systems, intensive professional development, extended learning programs, cutting world class educational facilities and cutting edge technologies.

Fortes has a strong leadership team that combines business and education expertise from around the globe. We work closely with the local government authorities to improve the standards of education and to make quality education more accessible to the broader community.

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