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Additional Educational Needs Coordinator
Nord Anglia International School Dublin

Job reference: 012504

Location: Nord Anglia International School Dublin

Closing date: 23/12/2021

Department: Teachers

About Nord Anglia Education


Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with more than 70 schools located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 68,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.  


Our philosophy for education rests on our four pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes, and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a personalised 21st century learning experience for all students.  


Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. Nord Anglia schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school. 

About Nord Anglia International School Dublin

Nord Anglia International School Dublin is an IB candidate school offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme. The school opened in September 2018 with one class in each year group and due to high demand, we are looking to appoint enthusiastic and committed teachers as we to increase our capacity in the school.

NAIS Dublin is at an exciting stage of its development, having grown significantly since we opened. We have over 30 nationalities represented in the school community, who thrive academically; are committed to achieving their best and who grow with us as true global citizens through our culture of respect, opportunity and personal development. We also have highly supportive parents who engage fully in the life of the school and their children’s education.

The successful candidate will be an excellent Additional Educational Needs Coordinator who will provide personalised learning opportunities that inspire our students. He/she will be an effective communicator, who values relationships and will want to participate fully in all aspects of school life as well as the classroom. Amongst other things, he/she will be well organised, have a good sense of humour and enjoy collaborating as part of a team.

Our Schools

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people, and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. 


We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF, and King’s College London.  


Global academic results 

The 2020-2021 school year was the strongest ever in terms of Nord Anglia Education’s academic results. For the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, our students achieved a 36.2 global point average and a 98% pass rate, with over 20 students earning a perfect score of 45. In the A-levels, our students achieved 65.4% of grades at A*-A, along with 83.7% at A*-B, with a group-wide pass rate of 99.4% and seven schools achieving a perfect 100% pass rate. In this year’s I/GCSE results, 59.6% of students achieved A*-A grades, with a group-wide pass rate of 89.5% and 13 Nord Anglia schools achieving a perfect 100% pass rate.


About the role

We will expect you to provide effective leadership and management and thereby build and maintain an effective teaching team which continually enhances the quality of learning and achievement. You will create a vision, sense of purpose and pride in supporting additional educational needs and oversee the SEN development plan, its implementation and the part it plays in the whole school development. We’ll look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s IB curriculum, creating a learning culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved. You will foster an environment of respect within the classroom, facilitating learning through inquiry, questioning and discussion.


About you

Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will bring a university degree, a recognised teaching qualification and experience of additional educational needs to the table. Familiarity of the IB programmes is desirable. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative methods to raise the school’s level of achievement.


Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students. You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions for Ireland and hold a tertiary degree with qualified teacher status or equivalent.


Benefits

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 14,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform, which harnesses the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.


Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.


As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:


  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
  • A culture that is fair and consultative
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career


Selection Process


The closing date for applications is 3rd December 2021. However, successful short-listed candidates may be contacted straight away with initial discussions conducted remotely by telephone or Skype prior to the final deadline. Appointments may also be made before the closing deadline, if you are the right teacher for our school.


Start Date:5th February 2022


How to apply


Applications should be made via the Nord Anglia Education recruitment website athttps://www.nordangliaeducation.jobs/vacancies.aspx and should contain a CV, letter of application, including any curriculum and co-curricular strengths, as well as the details of two professional referees, one of which is your current Headteacher/Principal.Any offer of appointment will be subject to clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as CRB).

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.


All postholders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both their country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.




 

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