Living in the UAE
With year-round sunshine, a tax-free salary and endless career development opportunities, Dubai is 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. It’s 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.
Greenfield International School
Greenfield International School is a PreKG - Grade12 IB School with more than 1,200 students, located in the center of Dubai, UAE. Our school serves the needs of an entirely international community with students from over 80 different nations and 160 multinational staff. GIS is one of only a select few schools in the world to offer all four International Baccalaureate programs (PYP, MYP, CP & DP) and as such the successful candidate will have accountability to deliver the Early Years curriculum for PreKG, KG1 and KG2 children. The IB is widely recognized in International Schools as the most challenging and prestigious programs in the world and graduates are preferred by the worlds top 50 universities.
At GIS we are recognised for rigour and excellent quality of teaching and learning. We embrace our international and cultural diversity and strong sense of community.
Our facilities include: an auditorium, six lane, shaded competitive Swimming Pool, shaded Learning Pool, two large Sports Fields, fully equipped Gymnasium, Tennis Courts, two Libraries, Art Studios, Food Technology Laboratory, Music Rooms, shaded KG Play Areas, Science Laboratories, Design and Technology Workshops, ICT Laboratories, Dance and Drama Studio, two Cafeterias, spacious and modern Classrooms, indoor and outdoor Play Areas.
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 East’s leading IB workshop providers for PYP, MYP, DP and IBCP. We began training in 2009 and have enrolled over 5,000 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.
Greenfield International School provides a high quality, creative and challenging international education for students in Pre KG to Grade 12, based on the International Baccalaureate Philosophy. We foster within each student, staff member and community member an enduring passion for learning and empowering each individual to become a caring global citizen. Our curriculum promotes a sense of global mindedness with language forming an important and integral part of the GIS world. In fact there is an opportunity to learn Arabic, French or German from Kindergarten onwards.
What do we look for?
Due to KHDA regulations, we require our teachers to have one of the following: Bachelors of Education or PGCE and a Bachelor Degree in the subject area that you teach. Teaching experience required in an Early Years school setting. Ideally the candidate will have had some previous experience of school leadership or middle management.
Aside from your qualifications, personality is very important, we look for inspirational teachers who leave a lasting impression on students for years to follow. If you’re 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
If you are interested in applying for this position please click "Apply now" and ensure a copy of your CV and cover letter are attached (The CV should include a photo, qualifications, current and previous work experience with dates and curriculum taught, along with the areas of teaching expertise).
Early applications for this position are strongly encouraged and the school reserves the right to make an appointment ahead of the advertised closing date should an exceptional candidate be identified.
Greenfield International School
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- All-through School
- Students of age 4 - 18 years
Greenfield International School is a 1,200 student Pre KG - Grade 2 International IB School in the center of Dubai UAE. Our school serves the needs of an entirely international community with students from over 80 different nations and 160 multinatio...