Female Head of English

Ras al-Khaimah, Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah


Head of English | English Head of Departement | Teach abroad

I am seeking a qualified and experienced Head of Department for English to join for the next academic year. My client is an expanding school in the growing Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah serving a mainly Emirati population of students. The students are well behaved and keen to learn. The school follows the Colorado state curriculum which is modified to help the students raise their level. The school recently have acquired a new premises which is set well facilitates and resourced.

Teachers at this school are from overseas and local as well. Students are mixed from KG to Grade 5 and after that it is a an all girls school. I am looking for someone with strong English Pedagogy and someone that has the ablity to review KG, Elementary, Middle and High School. You will be required to do some teaching but the focus of this role is to manage the delivering of English through the school.

The school requires someone that has experience of developing the curriclum, doing lesson observations, providing feedback and carrying out INSETs to raise the standard of teaching and learning in the school

Requirements to Apply

  • Degree in English
  • A valid teaching qualification in English e.g. PGCE with QTS
  • An M.Ed is highly desirable
  • Western trained
  • Ideally have experience of the USA curriculum but not mandatory
  • Up to date with modern pedagogy
  • Have experience of managing teaching
  • Have experience of carrying out training
  • Tech Savvy
  • If you have worked in a similar role to HoD English, such as a Coordinator or Supervisor and are confident in managing people then this would be worth you applying.

    Salary Package

  • TAX FREE salary up to 15,000 AED
  • FREE furnished housing
  • FREE medical insurance
  • FREE visa cover
  • FREE annual flights
  • Utility allowance of 500 AED
  • Gratuity bonus
  • A 2 year contract which is renewable
  • Why Teach in Ras Al Khaimah
    Ras Al Khaimah, also known as RAK is located about 45 minutes drive from Dubai. It is an up-coming Emirate and home to some of the best beaches in the country. The growth of schools, busines and residential property is on the rise. A nice aspect of Ras Al Khaimah is that there is far less traffic than Dubai and so it is more relaxed Emirate and a great place to switch off after work.

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    Minimum Application Requirements


    Minimum Qualification Requirement: M.Ed, B.Ed or a relevant Bachelor's Degree with a Teaching Qualification


    2 Years

    Type of Staff:

    Only Female can apply to this job

    Must be western trained (USA, Canada, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa)

    Must be a native speaker of English

    Newly Qualified Teachers are NOT considered

    Prefer candidates with international experience

    Open University qualification(s) are NOT accepted

    Experienced teachers with no qualification are NOT accepted


    **Your bachelor's degree MUST be in English
    **Having a Master's is beneficial to your application
    **Experience of teaching in the Middle East is beneficial to your application
    **If you have experience of working in an Islamic environment/students is beneficial for you
    **Offering a secondary subject, this would help your application
    **Experience in management is essential!

    Remuneration Package

    Salary Range:

    A salary from 14000 up to 15000 AED (UAE Dirham) per month based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE


    Based on application fully furnished Housing provided


    State/Public medical provided


    Flight(s) provided annual flights are provided for the teacher

    Bereavement Leave:

    Bereavement leave given

    Emergency Evacuation:

    Emergency evacuation given

    Gratuity Amount:

    Gratuity Amount of the end of service bonus pay is 3 weeks per annum completed and paid at the end of the contract is provided

    Contract Length:

    2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement

    Additional information:

    **CPD is provided
    **Annual performance review done

    Important Information

    Age restrictions:


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