Group Head – Curriculum Design and Development Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at Aldar Academies

Title: Group Head – Curriculum Design and Development

Company: Aldar Academies

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Education, Teaching

DescriptionAldar Education is currently seeking a dedicated professional to be our new working across our growing number of schools in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi commencing January 2020. This role is based out of our Headquarters and involves supporting our family of schools to deliver outstanding curriculum provision to over 20,000 students. This post will report directly to the .This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar Education family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group. We currently own or operate 20 schools covering the British, US and IB curricula across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.The successful candidate will combine an excellent track record at Senior School Leader level with strong inter-personal skills and cultural awareness with the ability manage the demands and needs of all stakeholders. The ideal candidate may be, or have been, an Assistant or Vice Principal and possess exceptional communication skills combined with a deep understanding of the needs of schools to develop curriculum models to meet the needs of all learners. The successful candidate will be closely aligned with the core values and ethos of Aldar Education and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region. • To co-create, develop and oversee key strategies to improve curriculum design, adaption and impact across all our schools.• To work as part of the wider school improvement team to enhance provision in schools and ensure that school curricula is fit for purpose and provides all learners with dynamic and innovative learning opportunities• Provide staff training on curriculum matters and ensure that all curricula are operated to the highest standards• To support the development of future focussed curriculum models and distance learning solutions• To work alongside the education, IT and technology teams in exploring, developing and rolling out whole school and group-wide virtual curriculum models• To assist in the development of online learning solutions that meet the current and future needs of all learners including those outside of our school group• Provide and develop learning tools and resources for the group• To act as a source of support, advice and expertise to staff on matters of curriculum design and management• Provide critical feedback and support to school leadership on curriculum matters• Produce curriculum materials and mapping to support schools• Provide support to Executive Management on document and bid preparation materials for new projects• Research latest curriculum ideas and disseminate across the group• Work closely with school leaders to support inspection preparation and outcomes related to curriculum matters• To gain insight, promote and improve the work of curriculum teams across the group• Development a curriculum network to share best practice • To support the wider education team in meeting group strategic aimsQualifications::Bachelor’s degree in Education or Bachelor’s degree with postgraduate qualifications in teaching (eg. PGCE). MA in Education is an advantage but not required.:At least 2 years senior leadership in a school setting. This would ideally be at Vice or Assistant Principal level.:collaborative team player, inspirational speaker, empathetic listener, integrity, strategic thinker, able to convert vision into action, internationally minded, emotional intelligence, intercultural …


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