Computer studies teacher (ICT&CS) years 5-8

When: Next academic year 2024/25

A computer studies teacher is required to teach ICT and CS for grades 5-8 (a total of 11 classes in 11 weekly hours)

At Al-Hoda International School we value greatly the role of technology whether in preparing our students for the future, or as a tool in itself to deliver and enrich the learning experience. That is why we are always on the lookout for the best ICT/CS teachers that can cope with our increasing demands for technology uses.

We have a dynamic curriculum that is always being updated to reflect the quick advances in technology.

The school is equipped with computer labs as well as a 1-1 device tablet lab for blended learning classes. We also have a 3D printer which is used exclusively for computer classes. We use a full fledged Learning Management System for educational and communication purposes with the children and parents, as well as progress tracking.

What we offer

  • Opportunity to work within a team of highly supportive and collaborative colleagues.
  • The opportunity to learn and grow professionally through professional development workshops and events
  • Coaching and support in using educational technology and blended learning tools
  • Social and medical insurance

Job description

  • Create the yearly curriculum map according to the scheme of work and requirements, defined by the department head.
  • Planning the lessons and preparing/designing materials/activities to ensure that students are engaged, and the lesson objectives are met and consistently delivered to the children.
  • Assessing students, and keeping records of their results.
  • Helping during school events with all multimedia aspects such as graphics design and video editing.
  • Providing support and coaching other subject teachers in technology and LMS related tasks.
  • Attending, department and grade-level meetings.
  • Responsible for all the media production, and management during grade-level school parties.

Job requirements

  • Fluency in English is a must
  • 2 years or more of teaching experience
  • Able to quickly learn new applications and deliver the required lesson plans and materials
  • Able to apply different teaching techniques to cater for different learning styles
  • Learner based instruction
  • Flexible and understanding of different children’s needs
  • Able to handle classes of up to 27 students
  • Creative with a passion for the subject
  • Graduate of Engineering is a plus

Proficiency in at least 5 of the following items is a must:

  • Graphics design (Adobe Photoshop)
  • Movie Editing (Windows Movie Maker)
  • Cloud computing (Google Apps)
  • Spreadsheet software (MS Excel)
  • Database software (MS Access)
  • Programming in Scratch
  • Programming in Python
  • 3D modelling (Google Sketchup) and 3D printing
  • HTML & CSS

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