Dubai British School is a thriving British international school, located in the Jumeirah Islands area of Dubai. A Taaleem school, DBSJP offers high quality education to over a thousand students aged 5 to 18.
The school is unique in many ways; it has been designed to the highest specifications with the 21st century learning needs of students in mind. The facilities are second to none and include a state-of-the-art performing arts theatre; radio station; large, light and airy classrooms; a competition indoor 8-lane swimming pool with training pool; large sports field with tennis courts, shaded outdoor learning spaces, innovation lab and food technology room.
The quality of the building and facilities are matched by the quality and experience of the staff, all appointed to support the school’s vision of providing outstanding education from Year 1 to Year 13.
Our multi-cultural environment offers an exceptional combination of the best of a well-rounded British education delivered within a truly international community, enriched by a variety of cultures that characterise our increasingly connected world.
In the pursuit of the highest academic standards, we provide a caring and supportive atmosphere, which allows children to thrive academically, socially and emotionally with each individual talent being nurtured and celebrated.
DBSJP follows the National Curriculum for England, from EYFS through to GCSE, BTEC and A Level examination courses. The curriculum is significantly enhanced by the local context and culture. The opportunities that students enjoy outside the classroom are just as important as the main curriculum and we offer an extensive, competitive and varied extra-curricular activities programme (ECA).
What do we look for?
Due to KHDA regulations, we require our teachers to have one of the following:
·• Bachelors of Education; or good quality degree in the subject area that you teach and PGCE, with exceptional subject knowledge;
• · Experience teaching the National Curriculum for England in the UK or an international setting.
Aside from your qualifications, 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!
Please note this post is not suitable for NQTs.
Living in the UAE
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. It’s 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.
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.
How to apply: Candidates are to apply directly through the TES portal. Please include an updated copy of your CV.
Closing date for applications is 28 November 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Successful applicants will take up their position in January 2022