Work With Us - Aspen Heights British School

Work With Us

Aspen Heights British School are proud to say that we only recruit teaching staff with a passion for lifelong learning and the desire to share that passion with students, colleagues and the community.

Our teaching staff come to us from a wide range of countries and boast between them a vast range of skills and experiences.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Safe recruitment practice, pre-employment background checks, and police checks are undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Aspen Heights British School recruits teachers in several ways including direct application to the school and through international teacher recruitment agencies and organisations.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to a police check.

To apply for a position, please submit a brief letter of application and your CV to the Human Resources Department at recruitment@ahbs.ae

Closing date: Open until positions filled

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CURRENT VACANCIES for 2021-22 Academic Year
Primary School Teachers
Secondary English Teacher
Secondary Maths Teacher
Secondary Computer Science Teacher

We are currently recruiting for qualified teachers for the 2021/22 academic year for the following positions:

Native English speaking – Primary Class Teachers 

  • Bachelor degree in Education
  • Minimum 2 years (full time) of teaching experience
  • The ability to innovate, excite and motivate children and colleagues
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong skills in the use of IT to support learning

Key qualities:
• To be able to teach in an inspiring, and inclusive way, enabling independence, so that every child makes as much progress as possible.
• To be able to develop positive working relationships with all members of the school community.
• To be able to use initiative, be flexible and positive.
Core purposes:
– To be accountable for ensuring that children are inspired motivated and equipped to make as much progress with their learning as possible and as independently as possible.
– To work closely with colleagues and support the work of the team.
– To have a positive impact on the work of the school eg through subject leadership and extra-curricular activities.
Key duties include:
– Delivery of our amazing learning policy.
– Sharing planning and resources, ensuring effective communication and directing the work of others, as appropriate.
– Carrying out the role of a subject leader, planning and leading extra-curricular activities, participating and leading staff training and contributing to the development and further improvement of the school community.
– To comply with our agreed policies, including the professional code of conduct, teacher standards, and ICT acceptable use policy.
– To actively engage with our school community e.g. through newsletters, informal dialogue, reporting, supporting school functions and contributing to community activities.
– To actively participate in the performance management process of self and others.

Support provided includes:

– Weekly team meetings with the phase to share good practice and planning for the coming week.
– Weekly training to support areas of school development.
– Line management and performance management.
– Observations
– Induction programme based on job description- weekly review with line manager on progress towards achieving key duties.

SECONDARY- ENGLISH TEACHER

  • Bachelor degree in Education or Degree and PGCE
  • Minimum 2 years (full time) of teaching experience
  • The ability to innovate, excite and motivate children and colleagues
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong skills in the use of IT to support learning
  • For all staff in school we share a responsibility to ensure that children are safe and properly supervised at all times. Our school vision statement references ‘amazing learning’- as such we all commit to promoting the 4 Cs – courtesy, consideration, co-operation and common sense.
    We are seeking a creative and innovative teacher of English, who can continue to develop the department on its journey to becoming outstanding.

    Within a small department you would be asked to teach English to children in Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 (8 small classes in total) alongside being a form tutor. We place a heavy emphasis on personalising the learning for our students in order for them to reach their potential, whilst being engaged and having fun during their time at Aspen Heights. We involve our community in order to help us to cater to the holistic needs of our children.

    When distance learning was introduced our children were already fluent in using Google Classroom, as this is the tool we have always used for homework in secondary. Therefore, we would train you in using this platform if you are not already familiar with it.
    Key qualities:
    • To be able to teach in an inspiring, and inclusive way, enabling independence, so that every child makes as much progress as possible.
    • To be able to develop positive working relationships with all members of the school community.
    • To be able to use initiative, be flexible and positive.
    Core purposes:
    – To be accountable for ensuring that children are inspired motivated and equipped to make as much progress with their learning as possible and as independently as possible.
    – To work closely with colleagues and support the work of the team.
    – To have a positive impact on the work of the school e.g. through subject leadership and extra-curricular activities.
    – To construct an appropriate personal relationship with tutees and mentor them to ensure that they make personal and academic progress.

    Key duties include:
    – Delivery of our amazing learning policy.
    – Sharing planning and resources, ensuring effective communication and directing the work of others, as appropriate.
    – Carrying out the role of a subject leader, planning and leading extra-curricular activities, participating and leading staff training and contributing to the development and further improvement of the school community.
    – To comply with our agreed policies, including the professional code of conduct, teacher standards, and ICT acceptable use policy.
    – To actively engage with our school community e.g. through newsletters, informal dialogue, reporting, supporting school functions and contributing to community activities.
    – To actively participate in the performance management process of self and others.

    Support provided includes:
    – Weekly team meetings with the phase to share good practice and planning for the coming week.
    – Weekly training to support areas of school development.
    – Line management and performance management.
    – Observations
    – Induction programme based on job description- weekly review with line manager on progress towards achieving key duties.

    SECONDARY – MATHS TEACHER

  • Bachelor degree in Education or Degree and PGCE
  • Minimum 2 years (full time) of teaching experience
  • The ability to innovate, excite and motivate children and colleagues
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong skills in the use of IT to support learning
  • We are seeking a creative and innovative teacher of Mathematics, who can continue to develop the department on its journey to becoming outstanding.

    Within a small department you would be asked to teach Mathematics to children in Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 (8 small classes in total) alongside being a form tutor. We place a heavy emphasis on personalising the learning for our students in order for them to reach their potential, whilst being engaged and having fun during their time at Aspen Heights. We involve our community in order to help us to cater to the holistic needs of our children.

    When distance learning was introduced our children were already fluent in using Google Classroom, as this is the tool we have always used for homework in secondary. Therefore, we would train you in using this platform if you are not already familiar with it.
    Key qualities:
    • To be able to teach in an inspiring, and inclusive way, enabling independence, so that every child makes as much progress as possible.
    • To be able to develop positive working relationships with all members of the school community.
    • To be able to use initiative, be flexible and positive.
    Core purposes:
    – To be accountable for ensuring that children are inspired motivated and equipped to make as much progress with their learning as possible and as independently as possible.
    – To work closely with colleagues and support the work of the team.
    – To have a positive impact on the work of the school e.g. through subject leadership and extra-curricular activities.
    – To construct an appropriate personal relationship with tutees and mentor them to ensure that they make personal and academic progress.

    Key duties include:
    – Delivery of our amazing learning policy.
    – Sharing planning and resources, ensuring effective communication and directing the work of others, as appropriate.
    – Carrying out the role of a subject leader, planning and leading extra-curricular activities, participating and leading staff training and contributing to the development and further improvement of the school community.
    – To comply with our agreed policies, including the professional code of conduct, teacher standards, and ICT acceptable use policy.
    – To actively engage with our school community e.g. through newsletters, informal dialogue, reporting, supporting school functions and contributing to community activities.
    – To actively participate in the performance management process of self and others.

    Support provided includes:

    – Weekly team meetings with the phase to share good practice and planning for the coming week.
    – Weekly training to support areas of school development.
    – Line management and performance management.
    – Observations
    – Induction programme based on job description- weekly review with line manager on progress towards achieving key duties.

    SECONDARY – COMPUTING TEACHER

  • Bachelor degree in Education or Degree and PGCE
  • Minimum 2 years (full time) of teaching experience
  • The ability to innovate, excite and motivate children and colleagues
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong skills in the use of IT to support learning
  • We are seeking to appoint a creative and innovative Computing teacher who can continue to develop the department on its journey to becoming outstanding.

    As the sole teacher in the department you would be asked to teach Computing to children in Key Stage 3 and Computer Science IGCSE to Year 10 alongside being a form tutor. We place a heavy emphasis on personalising the learning for our students in order for them to reach their potential, whilst being engaged and having fun during their time at Aspen Heights. We involve our community in order to help us to cater to the holistic needs of our children.

    When distance learning was introduced our children were already fluent in using Google Classroom, as this is the tool we have always used for homework in secondary. Therefore, we would train you in using this platform if you are not already familiar with it.
    Key qualities:
    ● To be able to teach in an inspiring, and inclusive way, enabling independence, so that every child makes as much progress as possible.
    ● To be able to develop positive working relationships with all members of the school community.
    ● To be able to use initiative, be flexible and positive.
    Core purposes:
    – To be accountable for ensuring that children are inspired motivated and equipped to make as much progress with their learning as possible and as independently as possible.
    – To work closely with colleagues and support the work of the team.
    – To have a positive impact on the work of the school e.g. through subject leadership and extra-curricular activities.
    – To construct an appropriate personal relationship with tutees and mentor them to ensure that they make personal and academic progress.

    Key duties include:
    – Delivery of our amazing learning policy.
    – Sharing planning and resources, ensuring effective communication and directing the work of others, as appropriate.
    – Carrying out the role of a subject leader, planning and leading extra-curricular activities, participating and leading staff training and contributing to the development and further improvement of the school community.
    – To comply with our agreed policies, including the professional code of conduct, teacher standards, and ICT acceptable use policy.
    – To actively engage with our school community e.g. through newsletters, informal dialogue, reporting, supporting school functions and contributing to community activities.
    – To actively participate in the performance management process of self and others.

    Support provided includes:

    – Weekly team meetings with the phase to share good practice and planning for the coming week.
    – Weekly training to support areas of school development.
    – Line management and performance management.
    – Observations
    – Induction programme based on job description- weekly review with line manager on progress towards achieving key duties.

    Aspen Heights British school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence.

    Please click here for the AHBS Recruitment Policy