Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Start Date: August 2021
Primary Class Teachers: Year 1 or 2
About ICS Branch 1: English Curriculum Schools
We are an English Curriculum School centrally located in the heart of Abu Dhabi Island. Branch 1 is entering into its 9th year. We began as a Primary school and are slowly expanding into a through school, adding Secondary year groups one year at a time. Year 11 will be added for August 2021 and will be the first cohort to sit exams for the IGCSE syllabus.
We strive to provide a student-centric, values-driven education to our students in a nurturing environment where pupils can develop the necessary skills to thrive in the modern global community. The ICS community is especially enriched by its eclectic mix of staff and students hailing from over 30 different countries. Many of our students bring a rich Arabic heritage with them to the school. As an inclusive school ICS prides itself on its inviting and supportive environment promoting the values of tolerance, care, honesty, respect, resilience, and integrity at the heart of our student-centered curriculum. Branch 1 had been graded as ‘Good’ by Irtiqaa in its last 2 local authority inspections.
We are over halfway through the building of our new purpose-built school which should be ready for the Academic year of August 2021/22. The new build will boast state of the art facilities, including a swimming pool, auditorium/theatre, modern classrooms, fully fitted science labs and expansive libraries.
If you would like to find out more about us, please visit our website at http://icschool-uae.com or check out our Facebook page International Community School Branch 1
About the Positions:
Teachers should hold a Bachelor of Education Degree ( or a degree and PGCE in the relevant age range) and have ideally at least 2 years of classroom teaching experience. Experience in an English National Curriculum School would be desirable but not essential.
You will have a role as a class teacher with responsibility for teaching the majority of the ENC subjects to a class of between 25 and 30 children, as well as for their emotional well being.
You will work as part of a wider team, sharing the planning, and supporting each other in your daily roles.
A generous amount of release time is provided to enable good planning and assessment to occur.
About the Package:
We offer a competitive salary package that includes a tax-free salary, free shared accommodation (own double room), an annual return ticket to your home country, medical insurance and end of service gratuity, along with a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing support.
If you are interested in joining ICS, please complete the online application and attach your CV as an additional supporting document.
The selection process will include interviews for shortlisted applicants as and when suitable candidates are identified. Interviews may be in person or via Zoom / Google Meets, depending on your location.
ICS is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All new staff will be subject to enhanced pre-employment clearance including identity checks, criminal background checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps in employment and two satisfactory employment checks
International Community School - City Centre Campus
International Community School Branch 1 - Abu Dhabi
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Primary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 3 - 11 years