Job Description

Job Title
Arabic Language/ Arabic Culture Teacher
School / Location
School / Department
Middle and High Schools
Job Status
Full-time
Salary Code
Teacher
Work Days / Hours
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants
Position Start Date
Application Deadline
Until filled
Reports to
Brent Wingers, Assistant Principal
Requisition Number
05-1920-028
Summary

ISG Jubail seeks a dynamic Middle / High School KSA History, Geography, Culture, and Language teacher with a passion for involving students in the study of Saudi Arabian history, geography, and Islamic culture, as well as Arabic language.  The ideal candidate will have experience inspiring students to become conscientious and compassionate thinkers and would nurture a continued appreciation for our host country, history, culture, and language. This person would demonstrate a commitment to a innovative, well-rounded, and flexible program that encompasses interdisciplinary connections, literacy, and authentic/relevant learning experiences.  ISG Jubail has a strong sense of community. The successful candidate would be committed to contributing to the whole school community beyond the confines of the Social Studies / Language program. The ideal candidate would be eager to engage in collaboration around our mission: We inspire innovation and compassionate action.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)

  • Collaborate around meeting our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action

  • Communicate and collaborate in a professional manner

  • Commit to continual professional learning

  • Plan meaningful assessment opportunities

  • Drive learning through assessment and feedback

  • Reflect on assessment goals and targets

  • Plan and deliver effective and meaningful learning opportunities

  • Know and respond to the needs of all students

  • Promote agency and innovation in the learning process

  • Foster compassion and build relationships amongst all the ISG community

  • Exhibit effective and positive classroom management

  • Contribute to student growth and collaboration

  • Contribute to the after-school activities program and to the wider ISG Jubail community

  • Effectively assess and report on student academic achievement and learning dispositions

  • Espouse creativity and passion in and out of the classroom

With regards to the specific role, the successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Inspire students to learn more about the rich history and culture present in Saudi Arabia

  • Create an environment where students passionately exercise agency in their learning

  • Contribute to the creation and revision of the Social Studies and / or Language curriculum

  • Share interests and passions with students through the after-school program

Qualifications and Knowledge

The candidate must have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study

  • Fluency in Arabic (speaking, reading, and writing)

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Current certification/licensure to teach

  • An advanced degree in a related field of study

  • Knowledge of the C3 (College, Career, and Civic Life) Standards

  • Knowledge of Understanding by Design (UbD) principles

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Teaching at both the middle- and high- school level

  • Leading and inspiring both middle- and high-school students to be informed and inspired community members and leaders

  • Organizing student projects and performance tasks

  • Documenting curriculum according to Understanding by Design (UbD) principles

  • Designing programs based on the C3 Standards

  • Collaborating in a professional setting with large and small groups of colleagues

Skills 

  • Positive and compassionate outlook

  • Open-mindedness and flexibility, as well as a proactive approach and ability to take initiative

  • Desire to engage in meaningful collaboration