Section Coordinator

Teach Away Inc.
Umm Al Quwain
AED 200,000 - 400,000
Job description

School Accommodation

Entitled to airfare after completing one year of service

  • Minimum Teaching Experience: 3 years of teaching experience
  • Major: B.A. or B.Ed. (in a teaching major) M.A. (Administration)
  • Required Certificates: Teaching Credential/License Other Certification
  • Qualifications:

    • Degree certificate and Transcript, High School diploma and transcript (grades 9, 10,11, and 12) attested by the Ministry of Education from the country of issue, Foreign Affairs Ministry, UAE Embassy
    • Police Clearance
    • Full-time overseas – hired and locally–hired employees receive a 25% (twenty-five percent) reduction in tuition fee - for up to two dependents for the first year of service and 50% (fifty percent) for each successive year of full-time employment with the school. All other fees must be borne by the employee.
    • Medical Insurance - medical insurance provided to visa holders only
    Job Description:

    The Section Coordinator will provide leadership in the following dimensions:

    The Pastoral Care of students in their Section by:

    • maintaining daily contact with homeroom and/or classroom teachers about the well-being of students in their care
    • acting in loco parentis demonstrating; fairness, cultural sensitivity, tolerance and understanding in putting the needs of our students first
    • meeting with parents to discuss a student’s ongoing problem of a social and/or academic nature
    • Meet with troubled students to ascertain their problem and follow through with arrangements for ongoing assistance for students if necessary. This assistance may include the following:
    • parents
    • school counselor
    • ESL or Special Needs teacher
    • HS Principal
    • homeroom teacher
    • managing the placement of students to best benefit their learning

    The Administration of academic affairs by:

    • assisting and supporting the Curriculum Coordinator, the Heads of Departments, and the Principal in providing a high standard of curriculum and curriculum delivery to our students
    • supporting the Principal (through Heads of Department) in directly monitoring teacher planning of homeroom and classroom teachers in their Section
    • assisting and supporting the Examination process as directed by the HS Principal
    • keeping an accurate tally of Behavioral Points for each individual student
    • performing other duties as assigned

    The Appraisal of homeroom and/or classroom teachers by:

    supporting the Principal in the informal and formal appraisal processes in place to ensure high standards of professionalism in the teaching staff for the benefit of all students at the school.

    The Discipline of students by:

    • being familiar with MOE regulations and SAIS policies as they relate to the code of student conduct and remaining fully in compliance with them.
    • actively supporting the Assertive Discipline policy adopted in the school and if required to do so, deducting and/or apportioning Behavioral Points wisely and fairly.
    • dealing with student disputes as they occur; adjudicating and advising wisely and fairly.
    • taking preventive measures to avoid student infractions such as;
      • looking for ways to praise good behavior
      • organizing activities and events of interest to the vast majority of students and rewarding participation
      • supporting a homeroom program designed to deal with issues about youth
    • Student misbehavior need only be referred to the HS Principal and/or the Principal for repeat offences or an infraction by a student deemed to be both serious and injurious to themselves and/or others
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