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Head of Chemistry

Repton School - DubaiDubai, UAE

Repton Dubai is seeking a Senior School Head of Chemistry to start August 2021.

The Chemistry department at Repton Dubai is staffed by a friendly and enthusiastic team of experienced teachers with excellent backgrounds of teaching in international and UK schools. Chemistry is taught as a specialism subject at all levels at Repton, from year 7 to the IB Diploma level. Repton has outstanding science facilities for teaching, with large well-equipped laboratories with the latest equipment, including interactive whiteboards and iPads. Staff are supported by a team of hard-working science technicians. Students are encouraged to have an investigative approach to chemistry and practical work is embedded into the curriculum for all year groups. Repton is proud of its excellent results, with students consistently achieving above the world average in both IGCSE Chemistry and IB.

Welcoming families from all nationalities and children of all ages, the school offers the very best in British education, epitomised by the school’s philosophy of ‘the best for every child’. Repton has state-of-the-art facilities and amenities and is situated on a spectacular campus of 1.3million sq. ft, making it the largest school in the region. There are currently around 1700 pupils attending the school.

Our pupils benefit from an international education based on the British independent and national curricula. Our clear aim and purpose is to provide the best teaching and learning environment in which all pupils will achieve their very best academically, physically and socially. By working closely with all its parents, the school aims to develop young people who will have all the tools they need to succeed in a rapidly changing, highly competitive, global society.

As part of the Repton Family of Schools in the UAE, and working within the Evolvence Group, we share expertise across our group of schools and nurseries in UAE and offer significant opportunities for career progression for those who seek advancement, along with opportunities for professional development through our partnerships with Apple and through our Middle Leaders and Senior Leaders Programs.


About Repton School Dubai

Repton Dubai is a prominent international school in the heart of Dubai and one of the few schools in Dubai to boast an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Dubai Schools Inspection Board since 2014.

One of the few genuinely international schools in the Gulf Region, Repton Dubai combines the reputation and academic rigour of the UK curriculum, from infants and junior school through to IGCSE level in Year 11, and then embraces the challenges and opportunities of the International Diploma or IB in the Sixth Form.

Set in the largest, most spectacular school campus in the Middle-East, and almost uniquely in Dubai offering a dynamic boarding experience in addition to day school, Repton pupils from ages 3-18 benefit from facilities, resources and a classroom and sporting experience that is the envy of their peers.

Our mission is to promote excellence in every area of a child's and student's life at school, within and outside the classroom.


Successful candidates will:

  • Hold a Bachelors degree in Chemistry plus PGCE
  • Ideally have minimum 2 years post qualification experience
  • Have experience teaching in a UK setting or renowned British Curriculum / IB international school
  • Be at least 24 years old


In return we offer:

  • A generous tax free salary commensurate with experience
  • Leave entitlements in line with UK and European school holidays
  • Annual flight ticket, accommodation provided in modern apartments in popular residential areas, and world class medical and healthcare benefits (subject to status)
  • Full tuition fee remission in Repton School Dubai for up to two dependent children (subject to status)


The Repton Family of Schools is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All new staff will be subject to detailed and enhanced pre-employment clearance, including identity checks, criminal background checks for all countries lived in, qualification checks, employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps in employment, and satisfactory reference checks for all employment in the last 5 years.

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