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Dubai British FoundationDubai

Living in Dubai

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 Foundation

Dubai British Foundation is a thriving British Early Years international school, located in the Jumeirah Islands area of Dubai.  A Taaleem school, DBF caters to many different nationalities, and celebrates the diversity of our student body. DBF delivers a high quality Early Years provision with confidence and pride, that perfectly suit the needs of children from three to five years of age. Immersed in a language-rich environment with a special focus upon singing to promote effective language acquisition, our students make rapid progress and end FS2 extremely well prepared for the transition into Year One.

Our Curriculum

The curriculum at DBF is modelled on, follows the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), which focuses on 7 key areas of learning. Our students learning is frequently developed through play-based activities centered around a range of child-friendly topic or themes. We believe that cultural awareness and true internationalism are vital for todays children to aid development of effective communication tools. At DBF our language of instruction is English, plus exposure to Arabic. An important school aim is to encourage children to enjoy and appreciate a variety of languages from an early age.

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 do we look for?

Due to KHDA regulations, we can only employ individuals who hold the following: 

  • Bachelors of Education, or equivalent, with experience in Early Years and a minimum of two years' or more qualified teaching experience

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 are 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.

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

Closing date for applications is Sunday 17th October 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

The successful applicant will take up the position in January 2022.

Candidates must a valid UAE residency visa in order to apply. 

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