Teacher Development Program (TDP)

Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: Saudi Arabia

Company: King Abdullah University of Science & Technology

Job Summary

The purpose of the TDP is to help recent Saudi graduates get a start on teaching careers. This 2 year program helps prepare aspiring Saudi educators for a future in education. The TDP provides teachers with the knowledge and skills needed for effective teaching through a high quality pre-service teacher preparation program.


Major Responsibilities

• With a Mentor teacher, provide Arabic instruction to native and non-native speakers.

• Daily planning and preparation, managing the classroom environment, managing learning and supporting individual students with Mentor teacher.

• Integrate technology and differentiate instruction.

• Work in cooperation with other teachers and curriculum coordinators.

• Evaluate student progress using research- based formative and summative assessment practices on a regular basis.

• Participate in co- and/or extra- curricular school activities


Technical Skills

 Extensive computer skills in English including google docs, word and outlook. Ability to use or learn Smartboard.


Non-Technical Skills or Attributes

- Passion for teaching

- Very strong work ethic

- Ability and desire to go above and beyond expectations

- Outstanding professional behavior

- Very good English spoken, written, and reading.


Required Education

Must have graduated with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (out of 4), or the equivalent, for both bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Preference degree in Education, Science, Arabic, or Islamic


Required Experience

Preference for candidates with less than 12 months working experience prior to TDP assignment.

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