Head of MFL (French and Spanish)


With year-round sunshine, a tax-free salary and endless career development opportunities, Dubai is fast becoming one of the major players in the international teaching market. Whether you enjoy spending your weekends dune bashing and cycling the desert tracks, or indulging in some retail therapy before a dip in the sea, Dubai has it all. Its a great place to develop yourself professionally, while enjoying an enriching life outside of the workplace. At Taaleem we are proud and privileged to operate some of the leading schools in the UAE, led by outstanding teachers from all over the world. Our schools are located across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, catering to the British, IB and American curricula, so we always look for a diverse and inspiring teaching body who are looking to help educate and develop the future generations.

Dubai British School Emirates Hills

Dubai British School Emirates Hills (DBS EH) is a thriving British international school, located in The Springs area of Dubai’s Emirates Hills. A Taaleem school, DBS EH offers high quality education to over a thousand students aged 3 to 18. Dubai British School Emirates Hills is rated ‘Outstanding’ by both the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau (DSIB) and British Schools Overseas (BSO).

Our mission of ‘Enjoy, Aspire, Achieve’ perfectly captures the ethos of this great school, where students thrive in a nurturing yet challenging environment – able to achieve the best possible educational outcomes and to flourish as individuals during the experience. It is this warmth of spirit that sets DBS EH apart, where every student, every member of staff and every parent can find their place. Schools are often talked about as being ‘happy places’, but DBS EH is made up of happy people – happy to be respected, valued, and appreciated, given every opportunity to succeed in a way that is meaningful to them.

Our Curriculum

The curriculum at DBS is modelled on the National Curriculum for England, significantly enhanced by Wow Learning, the study of Arabic throughout and a challenging set of GCSE and GCE A Level courses from Year 10 to Year 13. The opportunities that students enjoy outside the classroom are just as important as the main curriculum and we offer an extensive and varied extra-curricular activities programme (ECA).

Who are we?

As a Taaleem teacher you will join one of the largest, most respected education providers in the United Arab Emirates. Taaleem (which means education in Arabic) was established in 2004 and now has 9,000 students attending our 11 international schools and pre-schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Taaleem is also one of the Middle Easts leading IB workshop providers for PYP, MYP, DP and IBCP. We began training in 2009 and have enrolled over 3500 participants to date.

We recruit the very best international teachers who can deliver our international curricula in a creative, collaborative, and highly engaging manner. Taaleem is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents.

What we offer:

We are committed to developing our staff and run regular professional development workshops to ensure our teachers are equipped to provide students with the best possibly educational experience.

Taaleem provides excellent, high quality purpose built accommodation for teaching staff equipped with gym, pool and all amenities. We offer an attractive tax-free salary, medical insurance, free child places within selected schools and an annual flight allowance along with great corporate discounts with many service providers in Dubai.

DBS EH is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Head of MFL (French and Spanish) to join us from August 2022.    

Due to KHDA regulations, we can only employ individuals with QTS and a degree in the specialist subject that you teach.

Our teachers are always experienced teaching the National Curriculum for England either in the UK or an international setting. Aside from the experience, personality is very important, we look for inspirational teachers who leave a lasting impression on students for years to follow. If you’re able to demonstrate outstanding standards of teaching and learning, with a passionate, enthusiastic, creative and dynamic attitude then we want to hear from you!

For this specific role, are looking for someone with confidence and a proven track record of outstanding results, teaching this subject to iGCSE and A Level

How to apply: Candidates are to apply directly through the TES portal.

Closing date for this position is December 8th 2021.

Successful applicants will take up their position in August 2022.

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