Head of Arabic | SISD

Job Title
Head of Arabic

Start Date
August 2020

Location
Dubai


Job Scope
·       To develop and implement the Arabic department improvement plan, working in conjunction with the school’s strategic plan to move the school forward

·       To carry out data analysis and chart student progress and inform progress in line with school policy

·       To manage and develop Arabic Teachers and Teaching Assistants in accordance with school’s continual professional development policy

·       To appraise Arabic Teachers and Teaching Assistants in accordance with the school’s appraisal policy

·       To demonstrate outstanding teaching skills which lead to excellent results and outcomes

·       To demonstrate excellent and innovative pedagogical practice, including the use of educational technology

·       To behave at all times in a manner befitting a role model for the students and teaching staff

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·       To promote the safety and well-being of students and staff

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·       To coach and mentor Arabic Teachers and Teaching Assistants, providing constructive advice and feedback

·       To review and manage the Arabic curriculum across the Early Years, Primary and Secondary sections of the school

·       To assess and monitor student progress, implementing impact plans where necessary

·       To prepare students for and administer summative assessments including both school‐based and external assessments as appropriate

·       To differentiate learning and teaching and associated resources of the Arabic team in a manner that challenges and interests and is appropriate to the needs and skill-levels of students

·       To oversee the preparation of reports and maintain relevant records for individual student files and communicating with parents

·       To manage the department budget and resources

·       To lead self-evaluation and prepare for KHDA school inspection in accordance with inspection criteria and follow through with an action plan

·       To prepare for IB school inspection in accordance with inspection criteria and follow through with an action plan

·       To coordinate teacher allocation and rooms for timetabling

·       To take an active interest in maintaining subject knowledge, learning networks and current educational research

·       To assist in the recruitment of staff to the Arabic Department

·       Maintain confidentiality with regard to all school matters at all times

 

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