A Design & Technology Teacher is required for a very reputable private school in Abu Dhabi. This is a school that responds to the needs of 21st century expatriate students. It is located in an international community, so the school must provide a learning environment that cultivates the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to compete in an increasingly global society. Right from the embracing arch at the entrance of the school, students, parents, teachers and staff know that they are walking into a facility that has been purposely designed for a community of learners to meet the demands of our international world. The school provides the internationally renowned standards and curriculum framework to support Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL), a student-cantered educational philosophy that has proved to increase students’ abilities to problem-solve. Students are presented a guiding question, and then must use their prior knowledge and skills to build direct and meaningful correlations to solve the problem. Maths, English, Social Studies, Science, ICT, Fine Arts fuse as they are explored in real life contexts that demand and allow for multiple intelligences to shine.
Social studies is the study of people in relation to each other and to their world. It is an issues focused and inquiry-based interdisciplinary subject that draws upon history, geography, ecology, economics, law, philosophy, political science and other social science disciplines. Social studies fosters students’ understanding of and involvement in practical and ethical issues that face their communities and humankind. Social studies is integral to the process of enabling students to develop an understanding of who they are, what they want to become and the society in which they want to live.
An excellent salary/package is on offer and includes the following: