Key Stage 3 French Language Teacher, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Closing date:Expiring soon

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

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, tax free
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No
About the Position:

As a MFLTeacher at ICS you will be responsible for delivering the English National Curriculum KS3 MFL syllabus to some of our Key Stage 3 students, tracking their attainment and progress and planning to ensure all pupils make good progress whatever their start point. You may also be required to teach some Key Stage 2 French. You will work alongside other colleagues from the Mathematics  Department and from the relevant Year Group teams.

This role offers you the unique opportunity to shape the development of our growing  Languages  department as we grow from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 4 and the introduction of IGCSEs.

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 7th year. It began as a Primary school and is slowly expanding into a through school, adding Secondary Year groups one year at a time.; Year 9 will be added for August 2019 

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 a Languages degree and PGCE or similar  in Secondary education) with at least 2 years classroom teaching experience. You will need to be able two languages (French and 1 other)  to GCSE standard.  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 (own double room and ensuite), 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 upload  the following to the TES portal;

  • Your CV (including contacts of 2 referees and a photo).
  • A brief letter of application (no more than one side of A4), stating your reasons for wishing to join our school, what you will be able to offer our community and your preferred age range and areas of expertise.
  • 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 Skype, dependent on your location.

More about International Community School - City Centre Campus
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Al Najda Branch 1 Campus, Al Najda Street, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 2 6444003
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