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Teacher of Arabic required (up to IGCSE/A Level) January 2023. 

Full Time, Fixed Term

(F/T) Immediate Start/ January 2023

Jeddah Prep and Grammar seeks an enthusiastic, experienced and fully qualified Grammar school Arabic Teacher. Subject specialism is required up to Key Stage 5, A Level (or equivalent standard). Please clearly mention your subject specialism(s) and level of teaching ability. Familiarity with teaching Local Cultural Studies at KS3 is also desirable.

Prior experience of teaching the IGCSE First and Second Language Arabic course to pupils from the ages of 14 to 16 is essential. Previous employment in the UK or other International Schools following a British curriculum is also required.

Jeddah Prep and Grammar School is an ambitious and aspirational school, with a shared vision of academic excellence and personal development and challenge for all our pupils, from the ages of three to eighteen. We are a proud member of COBIS, CAIE, BSME, SAIKAC and the International Award (DofE).

About Jeddah Prep and Grammar School

The School was established in 1967 to serve the needs of the British and Dutch expatriate communities in Jeddah. Today, JPGS welcomes expatriate and Saudi Arabian families alike, with students from a wide range of nationalities whilst retaining a family and community atmosphere. The School is heavily oversubscribed with waiting lists in almost all year groups. Children in the Prep School follow the Cambridge Primary Programme with Checkpoint exams taken at the end of Year 6; whilst the Grammar School prepares pupils for Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) IGCSEs and International A Levels.

The School is located in the heart of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s most cosmopolitan and diverse city, where an ultra-modern cityscape lies close to the UNESCO old city of Al-Balad, a piece of old Arabia at its best. Jeddah lies on the Red Sea coast, boasting some of the best private beaches and unspoiled scuba diving to found in the world, and is not far from extensive areas of mountains and desert which offer endless opportunities for outdoor activities and unique cultural experiences.

Salary and Benefits

JPGS offers colleagues a highly competitive, tax-free salary with generous end of service benefits.

To apply for this position, Please email Mrs Marian Mola, Headmaster’s PA, [email protected], alternatively the following documents are required.

• A full CV containing a recent photograph and details of three referees, one of whom must be your current or last employer.

• A Letter of Application of no more than two pages of A4, detailing your interest in the position and all relevant skills and attributes you wish to bring to our attention.

Please note that incomplete applications will be discarded.

The closing date for applications for this position is Thursday 29th December 2022, although initial interviews via Zoom, Skype or telephone may take place before then.

Jeddah Prep and Grammar School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an ACRO, ICPC police check, written and verbal references and other background checks as required for entrance to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

You must meet the following requirements:

3 years teaching experience.

A degree where the title includes subject taught.

B. Ed, Bachelors with Teaching Qualification, PGCE or PGDE, UK Qualified Teacher Status or similar teaching qualification.

Proficient in Arabic, English.

Should hold a valid passport.

Criminal background check, Medical check, References

Over 25 and below 60 years of age