English Teacher, Abu Dhabi

Closing date:Expiring soon

AJYAL International SchoolAbu Dhabi

Date posted:
Start date: Sep 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ajyal International School is seeking to appoint an outstanding English Teacher IGCSE / A level experience).

We are seeking a well-qualified leader for September 2019 to lead this level students whose first language is usually Arabic. Within cultural parameters, we follow the English National Curriculum, which constitutes around 80% of the timetable.  All lessons are taught in English.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years’ continuous experience, UAE local experience is an advantage.  They will show initiative and adaptability, will be a team player and will relish the challenges and rewards of teaching in an international setting.

If you are excited by the challenge of a different teaching experience in a vibrant environment, this opportunity may well be for you. The successful candidate will be welcomed into a team that fosters pedagogical discussion and aims to make their subject accessible to all students.

Description of role:

• Candidates with experience of working in a successful school that follows The National Curriculum of England in English (IGCSE, A level experience).

• Excellent knowledge and pedagogical practice.

• A proven track record of outstanding teaching at all levels and at the 11-18 age range.

• Drive and enthusiasm to inspire, nurture and empower students. 

• Focus to maximize student attainment, progress and achievement.

• A confident and impressive communicator who is a team player and leader.

We can offer the right candidate:

• A friendly, supportive working environment

• The opportunity to make a difference

• Very competitive, tax-free salary

• Medical insurance and residence visa

• School Accommodation or allowance.

• Supported Child placement in the school 

• End-of-service gratuity

• Unlimited sunshine, safe environment and a good lifestyle

Required Candidate profile:

• UK National/ UK educated and trained

• A Bachelors degree relevant to their subject area Biology

• A Postgraduate Certificate in Education with QTS

• Minimum 4 years teaching experience in the Gulf or in UK

• 21st Century teaching skills

Our students are responsive and respectful, but lively at the same time, as we equip them with the skills to make a positive contribution to their society as adults.  Abu Dhabi is an exciting place to work, a vibrant city with lots going on and very welcoming to expatriates who are respectful of local culture and social norms.  It is rapidly establishing itself as the cultural (as well as the actual) capital of the UAE.  If you want an ‘authentic’ and fulfilling ex-pat experience, then Ajyal International School Private School is a rewarding place to work.


Interested applicants should click on the ‘Apply now’ button below to upload their CV.

Applications will be processed on receipt and suitable candidates will be interviewed without delay. The advert will be removed once the post is filled. 

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted soon after applying with the package information before moving to interview via SKYPE for international candidates and at the school for local candidates.

Whilst we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Ajyal International School  

Information about Ajyal  International School

Org type School

Phase EY / Primary /Secondary

Funding status Independent

Gender Mixed- separated Yr6 up

Age range 3 to 18

Job location

More about AJYAL International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Zone 15, behind Sheikha Fatima Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Telephone: +971 02 6968 500
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Ajyal International School is a three year old private school in Abu Dhabi that is set to grow to a capacity of 2000 in time. The campus is a highly modern and attractive working environment with specialist teaching areas and rooms. Our curriculum is...