Title Faculty- Early Childhood Education
Location Selected Location(s)
Position Available To All Candidates
 
Position Summary

Faculty provide effective instruction in the HCT's Bachelor of Education program, specifically in the areas of Early Childhood Education, English Language Teaching in Schools, Primary Education, and Mathematics and Science Education at Primary and Secondary levels. Curriculum is taught to second language learners within a student-centric learning environment that fosters respect for students, their culture, and their traditions. Faculty play an important role in assisting with the development and preservation of system-wide and directorate-specific policies, and are viewed as active participants in academic and extra-curricular events at the College and within the community. 

Requirements
  •  Faculty Role
  • Must Have Early Childhood Education Experience or certifications "preferred in montessori"
  • Using a practical, applied approach, teach courses that are in line with course and program goals to meet the needs and aspirations of the students and the community
  •  Develop and utilize various educational technology resources to ensure that effective and innovative instruction methodologies are employed
  •  Apply and create innovative strategies to ensure that effective student learning is achieved within a second-language environment, providing continuous feedback on student progress through a variety of existing assessment tools, including tests, projects, assignments and other evaluation instruments
  •  Take a student-centered approach, providing students with individual assistance, and dealing promptly with student issues by liaising directly with the student, program supervisor and other College personnel as required
  •  Support and mentor students during internships and work placements
  •  Serve as student advisor as assigned
  •  Monitor student progress and take actions to support student success
  • Administrative Role
  •  Ensure that teaching assignments are prepared in advance and that the material is presented in an appropriate manner to support student success.
  •  Develop course curriculum under the guidance of the line management as per accreditation and international standards and maintain the relevance of the materials
  •  Provide input to program and course reviews and make recommendations based on consultations with students, colleagues and external agencies
  •  Contribute to the development of the HCT by monitoring programs and identifying areas for improvement; by observing and implementing College and system-wide policies and procedures; and by participating in extra-curricular activities and community events
  •  Ensure curriculum is revised as appropriate from Faculty-wide assessment information or with industry advice
  •  Develop an awareness of and respect for the customs and cultures of HCT students and employees
  •  Other duties as assigned by the Chair

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • •PhD in the discipline is required.
  • Bachelor and Master's qualifications should be in the discipline.
  • Master's Degree holders with significant teaching experience may be considered when the Master's Degree is in a relevant discipline with the major clearly defined.
  •  A professional teaching qualification inclusive of teaching methodology and supervised practical teaching (e.g. B.Ed., PGCE, M.Teach, etc.).
  •  A TESOL qualification is desirable.
  •  Appropriate academic professional qualifications as required.
  • In support of Emiratization, HCT may exercise flexibility with the experience or education requirement in order to recruit UAE National candidates who show potential for success in the role.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

At least 3 years of practical teaching experience in a relevant educational setting (i.e. Early Childhood Education, Primary, Primary Mathematics, Primary Science, Primary English, Secondary Maths, Science or English or ELTS)
At least 3 years of experience within a teacher education department at a tertiary level, or equivalent, demonstrating experience mentoring trainees or new teachers and observations in school settings
Demonstrated expertise in curriculum and instructional strategies incorporating Educational Technology
 

 

The Higher Colleges of Technology is committed to the recruitment and development of UAE Nationals. We encourage applications from Emirati candidates who can contribute to the HCT’s mission.
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