Head of Languages Department – Randstad

Job description
Head of Languages Department – Saudi Arabia
Start Date: ASAP

This international School is an English medium, K – 12 private International School in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The school was founded in 1998 and has since established itself as one of the top schools in Riyadh. They are internationally recognised for achieving some of the highest student results in AusVELS, IGCSE and A-Levels examinations and also have an excellent array of co-curricular activities and achievements to its name. This school has in excess of 1400 pupils from over 60 nationalities.

The school offers:
* Academic excellence with strong pastoral care.
* Supported learning programmes – Learning Support, Mainstream Dependency and English as an Additional Language.
* Excellent, internationally experienced, quali?ed teachers.
* Child-centred and play-based Early Childhood Programmes.
* Early integration of technology into the learning process.
*Specialist programme with dedicated specialist teachers.
* Dedicated special needs department.

Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia. Traditionally a culturally strict city – you will need to be a culturally sensitive individual, looking to immerse yourself in a traditional Middle Eastern environment. Saudi Arabia enjoys a very vibrant, social and welcoming expatriate life style but it is not advertised on bill boards in big flashing lights. You have to go out to find it. Work is a good starting point to start you social life and from there it is a matter of networking and word of mouth. On the streets of Riyadh shopping and eating appear to be the main pastime especially for the locals and you are welcome to join in; there are big malls with western retail outlets and there is the usual array of restaurant chains.

Requirements: You should be a qualified teacher with a minimum of three years post qualifying experience. You should have a passion for your subject. You need to be adaptable and flexible and have a positive approach to life. You should be culturally sensitive and respectful of local traditions. Overseas contracts are assigned specific country quotas and the school can hire from: UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa.

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