Woodworks Instructor for a New Technical School in Abu Dhabi - UAE

Ref: 296 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 May 2022
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A fresh and innovative technical school in Abu Dhabi is seeking an experienced Woodwork Instructor. The organization is focused on developing well-qualified and professionally skilled 16–18-year-old youths by providing the educational training and skills necessary for a successful career in today’s world.

Duties include providing state of the art instruction, maintaining a safe and orderly learning environment, and securing positive business and industry relationships. Successful candidates shall join a learning organization that values collaboration and teamwork, encourages ethical behavior, facilitates life-long learning, and utilizes new technologies.

Job Specifications:

  • Responsible for planning, managing, and improving the learning of students, working with other team members.
  • In collaboration with the team to implement and continually improve curriculum, teaching, learning, and assessment strategies.
  • To manage the learning of the students and collaborate with other teachers.
  • To manage all facilities and activities related to achieving student learning.
  • To play a leadership role in role-modeling behavior, attitudes, and learning behaviors for students.
  • To develop and maintain teaching materials and assist with program quality assurance processes.

Education Required:

  • Mastercraftsman in the relevant area OR skilled worker in the relevant area
  • Excellent oral and written English essential
  • IELTS 7 Academic for non-first language English speakers only – mandatory
  • Arabic Language is an advantage

Experience Required:

  • Experience (industry or skilled trades) in a relevant area of wood technology in the carpentry field, Architecture, or Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant vocational teaching/training with experience in qualifications delivery
  • Ability to teach the following:
    • Wood species and machining properties
    • Woodworking tools (designations, areas of application, use, handling, work safety and personal protective equipment)
    • Processing solid wood (processing techniques sawing, planning, rasping, filing drilling, sanding, occupational safety and personal protective equipment)
    • Processing panel materials (processing techniques sawing, planning, chiselling, rasping, filing, drilling, grinding, occupational safety and personal protective equipment)
    • Processing and gluing veneers (types of wood, cutting techniques, assembling, gluing, gluing on, safety at work and personal protective equipment)
    • Develop products (design and make models)
    • Plan product-related work processes, carry out, evaluate and optimize production processes
    • Evaluate and optimize manufacturing processes
    • Produce melded part (gluing techniques, clamping devices)
    • Machining components with small hand-operated machines (teacher requires a training qualification on machines), work safety and personal protective equipment, accident prevention regulations (UVV)
    • Machining components with stationary woodworking machines (teacher absolutely needs a machine course), work safety and personal protective equipment, accident prevention regulations (UVV)
    • Make jigs and work aids
    • Carry out surface treatment (pre-treat surfaces, sanding and apply coating agents such as oils, waxes, stains, occupational safety and personal protective equipment)
    • Manufacturing devices and work aids
  • Cultural awareness of the area
  • IT skills
  • Practical skills in the relevant area including up-to-date legal requirements and Health & Safety regulations

Preferred:

  • Work experience in GCC region or similar location

Benefits:

  • Competitive tax-free monthly salary
  • Annual airfare
  • Visa and medical insurance
  • End of service bonus

** If you meet the above criteria, please submit your CV and we'll get in touch with you.

** Kindly note that due to the high volume of applications we're receiving, we can't provide individual feedback. If you haven't heard from us within a week, this means that you're not shortlisted at this time.

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