primary teacher – united arab emirates

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AU$ 55,000 per year
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united arab emirates
job category
education & training
job type
working hours
AU$ 55,000 per year
2 years
reference number
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job description

Primary Teacher in the UAE

Are you looking for an adventure abroad as a Primary Teacher or do you know anyone who might be? Randstad Education is proud to be partnering with a well reputed K-12 school based in the United Arab Emirates. This school was founded with the intention to provide a quality school providing two of the best curricula, from Kindy through to grade 12, which would respect the culture, religion and language of the people of the U.A.E.

The school is known for:

  • Collaborative culture
  • Teaching the Australian Curriculum to the highest standard
  • Professionalism
  • Strong focus on positive psychology
  • Strong focus on inquiry and child centred approach

With values such as respect, striving for excellence and emphasis on the learning needs of the individual child, this school provides a safe and inspiring learning environment for children up to year 12. What's important for the child is important for the teachers!

You will be working alongside other Australian, NZ and English speaking individuals and all classes are taught in English.

The benefits

  • Tax free salary - equivalent to the Education Queensland salary banding
  • Free accommodation - fully furnished one bedroom villa on or off site
  • Free health care - covered
  • Paid flight to the United Arab Emirates and annual flight home (Only covered for you, not for your family)
  • Free enrolment in kindergarten, primary or secondary school for your children (a nursery is available on site, but a fee applies)
  • Annual gratuity (21 days for first 5 years)
  • Annual leave - plenty of time to travel around!
  • Comparable to superannuation in Australia
  • 3 year visa and contract with possibility of extension

The requirements

We are looking for a primary teacher that is energetic, positive, flexible and has a passion for learning and striving for excellence - both in teaching the students as develop personally and professionally yourself.

To be a successful applicant you must have the following qualifications and experience/attributes

  • Hold a Bachelor of Education ORa Bachelor of Teaching and Learning
  • Have experience working with and excellent knowledge of the Australian Curriculum
  • A minimum of 2 years experience teaching in Australia
  • A current valid Australian Teachers Registration
  • Under 62 years of age (visa requirement)
  • Have completed year 10/11/12 in High School and able to proof this (visa requirement)
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity as you will be working in a different country
  • Able to start in August/September

Desirable experience

  • International experience, either through working or traveling abroad
  • Working with the International Baccalaureate
  • Having taught the Queensland Curriculum

Good to know:

  • Accommodation provided is only small and not able to house families with multiple children
  • Benefits provided are for you only, not your family
  • You will not be considered if you have not taught in Australia before
  • You will not be considered if you do not meet the requirements stated above

This is an excellent opportunity that does not arise very often to experience a different culture, country and environment while still having a familiar curriculum. The school offers excellent support both in its management and teaching staff and has a fantastic community that you can rely on.

How to apply:

In order to apply for this position please click the apply button (preferred) or contact via email, with a copy of your CV as a word document with limited formatting as well as a cover letter outlining why you are a great fit for this position.

Randstad Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates applying through Randstad Education will need to meet all compliance requirements. Randstad Education is an equal opportunities employer.

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Our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

Randstad Education is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to provide a valid state-based Working with Children Check which is thoroughly screened. In some circumstances, a Federal Police Check and an International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicant's interactions with children using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people.

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Primary Teacher yr 2 or 3


•Hold a Bachelor of Education OR a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning
•Current valid Australian teacher registration

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree