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Drama Curriculum Specialist

Alderwood Recruitment


Ref: QP780-283

Job description / Role

Are you an experienced Drama Trainer? Are you looking for a great tax free opportunity teaching overseas in the Northern Emirates on a 2 year fixed term contract?

Alderwood are representing a large and successful teaching organisation that is responsible for running a large number of private schools in the Middle East. We are looking for a Drama Curriculum Specialist to join in the New Year 2018.
Principal duties and responsibilities: The role will encompass all the following:


• Ensure any organizational requirements and standards are met
• Liaise with internal departments and external organisations as required
• Promote innovation and creative teaching and learning strategies
• Attend and deliver training as required to ensure implementation of the curriculum
• Send out academic instruction to a team of Drama Teachers
• Carry out monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of the curriculum
• Respond to data relating to student performance
• Create and support provision of relevant additional learning support
• Provide an example of academic and professional excellence
• Manage workload & staff (where required) to deliver to agreed targets
• Maintain and provide accurate and timely information in relation to curriculum design and implementation
• Leadership of teaching, learning and assessment strategies
• Take appropriate responsibility for learner safeguarding and the promotion of equality and diversity
• Ensure effective communication across teams and departments
• Develop extra-curricular activities to engage students in drama
• Attend meetings as required
• Utilize your strong planning and organizational skills
• Demonstrate a positive attitude and passion for the role
• Create a positive environment that encourages learning
• Commit to innovation in teaching and learning strategies
• Be confident and professional in appearance and conduct yourself with integrity, ensuring cultural appropriateness
• Be enthusiastic and show a willingness to engage in continuous professional development


Experience Required

• Minimum of 5 years' experience teaching Drama or equivalent subjects
• Minimum of 2 years' experience working on curriculum development and/or
• assessment
• Experience of teaching students ranging from KG - Grade 12
• Experience of implementing a range of 21st century teaching and learning
• strategies
• Experience and excellent understanding of the creation and implementation of Drama curricula and a desire to enhance and improve the education system
• Student-centered approach to teaching with an understanding of Arab youth
• An understanding of how to adapt teaching style to cater to ESL learners
• Sound understanding of how to localize curriculum to suit the Emirati context
• Sound understanding of technologies that support educational development

Education Requirements

• Master's Degree in Drama or equivalent
• PGCE in Drama / Equivalent certificate OR
• M.Ed with focus on Drama
• Teaching qualification (e.g. DTLLS, PGCE, Cert. Ed) or equivalent
• IELTS 7 Academic for non-native English speakers. Bilingual Arabic - English
• speakers preferred

• TEFL/CELTA/DELTA qualification
• In return you will receive:
- Full salary package of approximately £53,000pa (Basic salary + Accommodation & Transport allowance)
- Medical insurance for Employee, Spouse and up to 3 children
- Mobilisation & demobilisation flights
- End of Service Bonus

Apply online.
Alderwood acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Alderwood and may assist with processing your application.

About the Company

At Alderwood, we pride ourselves on best practice recruitment, tailored for the Work Based Learning, Welfare to Work and Education sectors. Our core values and attributes are important to use and underline our proven ability to deliver results

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