Job description / Role
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. <br><br>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. Children develop resilience, a growth mindset and deep character strengths that allow them to flourish in an ever-changing world.? <br><br>About Sunmarke School - Where Amazing Happens <br><br>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 programs, Sunmarke is a uniquely innovative school transforming young lives. <br><br>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 utilise cutting-edge hydroponic technology to examine how science can support sustainability in future terrains. Our world-class STEAM centre offers students an incredible opportunity to apply their learning in solving real-world problems, from Foundation Stage through to Year 9. We run best-in-class mini-MBA programmes for our Year 10 to 13 students in conjunction with the University of Birmingham and the Peter Jones Academy, to ensure their future success in business and entrepreneurship. We are technologically innovative and run comprehensive AI programmes for students in all core subjects, as well as deepening other subjects 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. <br><br>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 flag-ship schools, located at a prime location in Jumeirah Village Triangle. <br><br>About you: <br> <br> Due to our continued growth, we seek to appoint an outstanding Media Studies Teacher to join our team in August 2023. <br><br>We are looking for certain qualities: <br> - Skilled in the best global educational practices <br> - Committed to developing and inspiring every student, to believe that they can and will succeed <br> - Tech-savvy, fluent in using APPs and technology to extend and enrich each student's learning experience <br> - Outstanding role models who embody our core values <br> - Passionate about providing enriched learning opportunities for children in and out of the classroom. <br> - Excellent communicators who can ignite a passion for learning in our students <br> - Able to make a significant contribution to our extra-curricular activities (ECA) programme and wider campus life <br> - Strong academic background, work ethic, well-organized having excellent interpersonal skills <br> - This opportunity will include teaching these subjects at GCSE, ' A' Level, and BTEC Level 2 and 3 (N.B. experience in all programmes is preferred but not essential) <br> - Confident and competent user of DSLR Cameras and the Adobe Creative Suite <br> - Dynamic, enthusiastic and well-qualified holding as a minimum, a B.Ed. or a B.A & PGCE and QTS. <br> <br> Aspiring Middle Leaders - Pastoral or Curriculum are encouraged to apply indicating your interest in potential middle leadership positions. <br> <br> When applying please indicate your: <br> - Specialism in a Subject Area. <br> - Past MLT experience <br> <br> Our Offer: <br> - Excellent tax-free salary <br> - Furnished Accommodation <br> - Relocation Allowance <br> - Medical Insurance for self <br> - Annual Air-Ticket and paid vacations <br> - State-of-the-art facilities and amenities in a newly built campus in a prime location in Dubai <br> - An enthusiastic learning community of students, teachers, parents, and Board members, who are dedicated to maximise student achievement, and creating positive learning opportunities in and out of the classroom <br> - Working within a team of highly driven and supportive colleagues <br> - Excellent professional development <br> - Working in Dubai, one of the world's most sought-after work and travel destinations <br><br>Application Process: <br><br>If you have the passion, energy, and commitment to drive accelerated outcomes for young people, we will welcome your application. In return, you will join a rapidly evolving organisation that can offer you a central role in our future growth plans. <br> <br> Candidates are invited to complete our Online Application by visiting: http://forteseducation.com/Careers/Current-Openings <br> <br> Interviews will take place either face-to-face in Dubai or by video conferencing if the applicant is not based in Dubai. <br> <br> Application Closing Date: 31 March 2023 <br> Appointment Start Date: Mid-Aug 2023 <br><br>Fortes Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures including a satisfactory International Child Protection Certificate, plus resident country Police checks. <br><br>
About the Company
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.