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Job details

Job details
Employer Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts August 2017

About the School

The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) opened in August 2015 and is a candidate school for all three academic International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes with the goal of becoming an IB continuum school. We seek to inspire students beyond the classroom to become lifelong learners and global citizens of the 21st Century by developing their talents in a multilingual environment. The school currently serves approximately 650 students up to Grade 9. Student numbers will eventually rise to a targeted total of about 2,200 of whom 300 students will be boarders. Our generous, state-of-the art campus with significant sports facilities is located in Dubai Healthcare City, Al Jaddaf, Dubai.

Find out more about SISD at

About the Position

We are looking for outstanding, dynamic and enthusiastic German speaking Early Years and Primary Teachers to join our team in August 2017. Previous experience of the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) would be an advantage but is not a pre-requisite. The successful candidates will be responsible for the teaching and learning and well-being of his/her class together with a Teaching Assistant and in Early Years an additional Classroom Assistant. All teachers will work closely with the PYP Coordinator, Head of Languages and Head of Early Years or Head of Primary School and share in curriculum development and after school activities.

Comprehensive professional development will be provided to the successful candidates, who will be fully qualified and experienced teachers with Bachelor in Education Degree or Language Degree and relevant professional teaching qualification and a minimum of 2 years teaching experience.

About the Package

The salary and benefits package reflects the fact that the school is committed to excellence. In addition to a tax-free globally competitive salary, SISD provides furnished accommodation (exclusive of utilities) or a generous housing allowance to overseas employees under school sponsorship, an annual flight allowance, discount on school fees and medical insurance.

How to apply

Applicants are invited to submit:

  • A letter of application addressed to the Head of School
  • A current CV including a recent passport size photograph and details of two professional referees, of which one should be a current or most recent employer, line manager or supervisor

Email applications are preferred and should be sent to
It is anticipated that interviews will take place in the two week period commencing 9 January 2017

Closing Date  31 December 2016

About the employer

About the School

We have created a school in Dubai which offers an outstanding education focused on both academic excellence and personal growth to enable our students to fully embrace their future opportunities. We spark our students’ curiosity, sup...

Information about Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 12 years
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Locations and contacts

Dubai Healthcare City
Zone 2
Al Jaddaf
United Arab Emirates