Living in the UAE
With year-round sunshine, a tax-free salary and endless career development opportunities, Dubai is 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.
Uptown is a truly international, IB World School that serves our whole community. We provide a world-class education and expect excellent educational outcomes. This provides for a stimulating environment, where hard work and commitment are rewarded. We are committed to continuous improvement as individuals and as a school. If you want to join us on that journey, make a genuine difference to childrens lives and become a better teacher then please read on!
We are proud to be one of few all through IB schools in the UAE and uphold the IB philosophy in all that we do. The result is a community of students, parents and staff that are highly supportive of the aims of the school and work together to maximize the opportunities for all.
We are part of the Taaleem group of schools. Taaleem is the second largest provider of education in the region and a group that has an absolute focus on education. A strong focus on professional development and world-class facilities allow Uptown teachers to be imaginative and innovative when delivering the curriculum.
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.
Uptown is a provider of the International Baccalaureate curriculum - the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP)- we provide a seamless educational experience to students from age three to eighteen. The programmes are centred around the concept of developing internationally minded students who learn how to become better people and better learners.
What do we look for?
Due to KHDA regulations, we require our teachers to have one of the following:
- Bachelors of Education or PGCE and a degree in the subject area that you teach
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!
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.