Teacher of English, United Arab Emirates

Closing date:Expiring today

Ras Al Khaimah AcademyUnited Arab Emirates

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Package tax-free
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Nestled between the Hajar mountains and the clear blue waters of the Arabian Gulf, Ras Al Khaimah Academy Family of Schools is based in Ras Al Khaimah, the northernmost Emirate of the UAE.  Just one hour’s drive from Dubai International Airport, the Academy provides UK and IB education to almost 4000 students from 88 nationalities, across its 5 schools, each with its own unique character. 

Due to expansion, and the opening of two new schools, we are seeking dynamic and committed teachers to join us at this exciting time in our development. Over the past five years the Academy has grown markedly, in both our student numbers and our reputation for developing academic achievement; certainly the international school of choice in the Emirate.   We now seek a TEACHER OF ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE who wishes to be part of a professionally dynamic, supportive and forward thinking learning community, in a safe, family-friendly setting. 

The successful candidate must: 

-Hold a first degree plus a  post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE/GTP), with Qualified Teacher Status and some degree of formal EAL training. 

-Have a proven track record of excellent classroom and pedagogical practice.

-Have the ability to use IT to support teaching and learning.

 Please speak to us if you are  able to engage, motivate and support our students, other staff and parents, and present a positive and enthusiastic outlook; be willing to be fully involved in extra-curricular activities and, most importantly of all, fully subscribe to the maxim that “all complex decision-making must be based on what constitutes best practice for the child”. 

The school offers a competitive, tax-free international salary and benefits package, comparable to other international schools in the region.  To apply for this position please use 'Quick Apply'. 


RAK Academy Family of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must have undergone child protection screening and any offer of appointment will be subject to the above checks. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO Box 975, Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 7 2362441
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About Ras Al Khaimah Academy

RAK Academy is an independent, co-educational international school, situated in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK),  the northernmost emirate, about 1 hour's drive from Dubai.  Founded in 1975, it was the first international ...