American Association of Teachers of Arabic

RABAT AMERICAN SCHOOL, Elementary School Teacher

14 Mar 2016 10:31 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

Elementary Arabic Language Teacher
Starting August 1, 2016

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RAS teachers are fully committed to our Vision and Mission. They teach the whole child, understanding that academic success is inextricably interwoven with healthy social and personal development. Our teachers typically come to us as seasoned practitioners. These people are true colleagues among their peers, working tirelessly with them for the success of all students, and using inclusion models to meet their varied linguistic, interpersonal and academic needs. RAS teachers engender excellent relationships with all constituents, they are inspiring in their practice and they are open to continuously improving their pedagogy. They also subscribe to the belief that technology is a tool which should be effectively integrated into classroom practice.

This position involves teaching Arabic at the acquisition and/or literature level across the elementary to both Arabaphones and non-Arabaphones. Your objective is to motivate each student to develop competencies, knowledge and skills in all areas of Language and Literature.


  • fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic
  • effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • ideally five or more years’ experience in language instruction
  • current pedagogical knowledge in language acquisition
  • ability to differentiate for multiple levels of learning
  • knowledge of US and international school curricula
  • effective classroom management
  • experience at the elementary school level
  • inspiring in and out of the classroom
  • highly collaborative
  • good humored
  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field with relevant teaching certification (e.g. License in Langue et Littérature Arabe; Centre Pédagogique Régional (CPR); or formal certification from another country)


  • Actively building the positive learning climate of the school
  • Initiating and supporting undertakings which improve the school’s programs and further advance our students’ learning experiences
  • Assisting and supervising student service learning
  • Participation in school field trips and overnight trips
  • Offering one or more co-curricular activities for students
  • Attending and supporting school special events and functions outside of regular school hours
  • Participating in parent-teacher conferences
  • Seeking out and taking advantage of professional development opportunities where possible
  • Attending meetings as necessary
  • Taking on supervisory duties at break times and /or at the beginning or end of the school day
  • Other duties as outlined in the RAS Faculty Handbook

To Apply: The deadline for applications is Friday April 15, 2016. In order to be considered for this position, please send the following information to, using the subject line ‘Elementary Arabic’:

  • A cover letter not to exceed one page listing reasons for interest
  • A CV of no more than two pages outlining relevant experience
  • A statement of educational philosophy
  • A list of at least two supervisory references*, including email and telephone details

* Please note that these references must be able to speak to your pedagogical and linguistic abilities, and must themselves be educational supervisors who have been responsible for your professional appraisal (not parents of private clients, for example). Attestations de travail will not be accepted.


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