primary art teacher - abu dhabi

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Role: Primary Art Teacher

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Region: Middle East

Start date: August 2019

Curriculum: US

Experience: Two years post qualifying

Salary: 10,500 - 14,000 AED per month TAX FREE and dependent on experience

Sponsorship: Single or married teaching applicants preferred. Non teaching spouse considered.

School Vision / Ethos: This highly regarded international schools group have been asked to support the UAE Vision and National Agenda 2021, and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in their commitment to establishing a "First Rate Education System" for all students. As part of this new initiative they have been awarded 4 schools to manage and operate, with the aim of raising the quality of education; playing a significant role in shaping the present and future lives of Emirati youth.

To achieve this target the aim is to recruit experienced, highly skilled teachers who have the enthusiasm and ability to make a difference in these new international curriculum schools. The schools are Elementary level schools up to Grade 8 with around 2850 students catered for across the four schools.

This project is headed up by one of Dubai's most established and well regarded school Principal's with an ambitious and highly achievable growth vision. Teachers who want to be part of this success are welcomed to apply.

Location overview:

Living in the capital and cultural centre of the UAE offers expats a wide range of opportunities. Recently described as a "rising star" the city is rapidly developing its infrastructure, industries and tourist attractions, while retaining its local culture and heritage. The UAE values its multi cultural diversity, and is currently rated the second safest country in the world. It is a desirable location to live and work, and offers a balanced lifestyle.


* Teachers able to immerse themselves in the project and "hit the ground running"
* Ambitious educators keen to fast track their teaching careers
* Previous experience of teaching Art at Primary level preferred
* MUST have a Bachelor of Education in Primary or Early Years as per ministry regulations
* Minimum of two years post qualifying experience
* Previous international teaching experience is particularly welcomed
* Experience of students who have EAL (English as an additional language) a distinct advantage
* Student centred teachers with an inquiry approach are preferred


* Generous TAX FREE salary of 10,500 - 14,000 AED per month dependent on experience
* One bedroom fully furnished apartment of high quality
* Annual flights for teacher (dependents not covered by flights)
* Medical cover for teacher and spouse
* 5000 AED relocation allowance at start and end of contract
* Excellent 2 week induction


knowledge of curriculum