QATAR UNIVERSITY

Science Professional Development Specialist

Location
Qatar (QA)
Posted
30 May 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Jun 2018
Ref
IRC17635
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The College of Education will be a leading institution in thepreparation of education professionals through outstanding teaching,scholarship, and leadership in order to shape the future of Qatar.

The College of Education is committed to providing excellence inthe initial and advanced preparation of education professionals by establishinga foundation in which life-long learning, teaching, research, and communitypartnerships are fostered. The college fulfills its commitment by providing:

Duties and Responsibilities:

The NCED Specialist is defined as one whose primary concern is the improvement of learning opportunities through the provision of instructional leadership. The Specialist has the role of decision-maker, consultant, and specialist in supporting administrators, teachers, and other professional personnel. Responsibilities include supporting curriculum development, leading and supporting instructional improvement, and providing Professional Development. The Specialist serves as a member of a team charged with the responsibility of planning, implementing, and evaluating an educational program relevant to the needs of the student population and the professional staff in a school.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Conduct needs assessment for teachers, coordinators and school leaders.
  • Update Professional Development plans based on specific needs of individual school’s Professional Development Plan.
  • Provide day-to-day coaching and mentoring to teachers and coordinators
  • Work with school staff to follow the Yearly Overview, displaying curriculum sequence in Arabic based on the curriculum standards.
  • Assist in enriching the learning resources in the school for teachers and coordinators.
  • Work with the academic staff to implement the MOE Assessment Policy and agreed procedures for summative and formative assessment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science.
  • Doctorate or Master’s degree in Methods of Teaching the area of specialty.

Experience:

  • At least seven years of teaching experience in independent schoolsor similar school systems
  • At least five years of experience as a subject coordinator, academicvice principal, or school principal.

Knowledge, abilities and skills:

  • Knowledge of subject matter, pedagogy, and curriculum design
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle diverse tasks simultaneously usingprioritization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Arabic and English
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and motivational skills

Academic:

1. Current Curriculum Vitae.

2. Cover letter.

3. Teaching, research, and service philosophy.

4. Three referees’ contact information (physical and emailaddresses as well their telephones contact).

5. Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highestdegree if graduated from an institution where course work was completed.However, if no course work was completed, an copy of certificate letter fromthe registrar of your highest credential granting institution regarding yourhighest academic degree).

6. Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.

Academic:

1.A three-year renewable contract.

2.Salary is commensurate with experience.

3.Tax-free salary.

4.Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.

5.Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QUHR policies.

6.Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.

7.Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.

8.Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.

9.End-of-contract indemnity.

1.Returning Applicant: Please login in QU Recruitment Online website ( https://careers.qu.edu.qa ) to update/edit your saved profile. Use this profile to apply for this position.

2.New Applicant: You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online website ( https://careers.qu.edu.qa ) and complete your personal profile. Once your profile is complete you may use it to apply for an open Position.

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