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Key Stage 3 & 4 Art Teacher

International Community School - City Centre CampusAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

About the Position:

As an Art Teacher at ICS you will be responsible for delivering the English National Curriculum the KS3 syllabus to some of our Key Stage 3 and the IGCSE syllabus to our Key Stage 4 students. You will be tracking their attainment and progress and planning to ensure all pupils make good progress whatever their start point. You will work alongside other colleagues from the Department and from the relevant Year Group teams.

This role offers you the unique opportunity to help shape the development of our growing Art and Design Technology Department.

About ICS Branch 1, an English Curriculum School

International Community School Branch 1 is centrally located in the heart of Abu Dhabi Island. Branch 1 is entering into its 9th year. It began as a Primary school and is slowly expanding into a FS to Year 13 school, adding Secondary Year groups one a year; Year 11 was added this year.

We are occupying our newly constructed  building this year, which offers a wonderful learning environment in which our children can thrive. 

We strive to provide a student-centric, values-driven education to our students in a nurturing environment where pupils can develop the necessary skills to thrive in the modern global community.

The ICS community is especially enriched by its eclectic mix of staff and students hailing from over 30 different countries. Many of our students bring a rich Arabic heritage with them to the school. As an inclusive school ICS prides itself on its inviting and supportive environment promoting the values of tolerance, care, honesty, respect, resilience and integrity at the heart of our student-centered curriculum.

Branch 1 had been graded as ‘Good’ by Irtiqaa in its last 2 local authority inspections.

If you would like to find out more about us, please visit our website at or checkout our facebook page International Community School Branch 1


Teachers should hold a Bachelor of Education Degree (or an Art degree and PGCE or similar  in Secondary education) with at least 2 years classroom teaching experience. Experience in an English National Curriculum School and of GCSE teaching  is desirable but not essential.

About the Package:

We offer a competitive package that includes tax free salary, free shared accommodation for single staff (own double room), annual return ticket to your home country, medical insurance and end of service gratuity, along with a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing support.

A generous amount of release time is provided allowing for effective planning and assessment to occur during school hours.

Application Process:

If you are interested in joining ICS, please complete the TES online application Form and  upload  the following to the TES portal; 

  • Your CV (including contacts of 2 referees and a photo) 
  • A copy of your degree / teaching qualification.

The selection process will include interviews for shortlisted applicants as and when suitable candidates are identified. Interviews may be in person or via Zoom, dependent on your location.

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