The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) is a leading international day and boarding school where future generations are inspired to become confident and enthusiastic lifelong learners, ready to embrace the opportunities and challenges of a global world.
At SISD we follow the framework of the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme from Pre-Kindergarten (PreKG) to Grade 12 and the Swiss Baccalaureate programme from Grade 6 onwards. The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai is an IB Continuum World School authorised to offer and teach the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) IB Diploma Programme (DP) and the IB Career-related Programme (CP).
We are also a member of the Swiss Group of Schools, CIS and ECIS.
SISD offers three different streams with an emphasis on offering learners the chance to develop international-mindedness, to broaden their skills and capabilities and to acquire the information needed to access other cultures:
• IB Bilingual English/French (with Arabic)
• IB Bilingual English/German (with Arabic)
• IB with additional languages (French or German with Arabic) and personalised STEAM* programme from PreKG-Grade 5.
Our unique curriculum offers an engaging learning experience, the challenge of developing a real understanding of cultural diversity and the support of a thriving international community.
Our large eco-friendly campus ensures that we can offer a wide range of sporting facilities that make the most of our location adjacent to Dubai Creek.
Find out more about SISD at www.sisd.ae.
We have created a school that offers an outstanding education focused on both academic excellence and personal growth. We encourage students to take risks, become compassionate lifelong learners and responsible citizens who care for one another and contribute to a strong society through intercultural understanding and respect.
At SISD, a distinctive feature of school life is the diverse student body made up of more than 70 different nationalities. It is our strong belief that the next generation of international citizens will need to be dynamic, flexible and linguistically ambitious. This is why we offer all our students the opportunity to become multilingual.
Our international programmes reflect a sincere commitment to a Swiss vision of excellence in education to enable our students fully to embrace future opportunities.
We are looking for a Secondary Arabic Coordinator to join and lead our expanding Arabic Teaching Team for August 2021.
Our team of international teaching staff is made up of highly qualified professionals who all share one goal: to provide quality education to all of our children in a caring, nurturing and supportive environment.
The Secondary Arabic Coordinator work closely with the Primary Arabic Coordinator , Arabic Teachers, Head of Secondary School, Curriculum Coordinator, Grade and Subject Coordinators and share in curriculum development and activities.
As part of our commitment to our academic staff personal and professional development, comprehensive professional development will be provided to the successful candidate, who will
• be fully qualified and experienced Arabic Coordinator or Head of Department with a relevant Bachelor Degree in Arabic Language and Literature and a relevant professional teaching qualification such as PGCE, QTS, teaching diploma or certification
• Speak fluent Arabic
• have a minimum of 5 years teaching experience in teaching secondary preferably in an IB school with a leadership or Head of Department responsibility
• have a proven track record of success in leading an Arabic team
• be proficient in a second language such as English, French or German (would be highly valued)
• have previous international teaching experience
The salary and benefits package reflects the fact that SISD is committed to excellence.
We are committed to providing a safe and happy environment for all our employees and in which our students can thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our employees and students. All employees are subject to appropriate vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both country of residence/home country and any other country of residence.
Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- All-through with sixth form
- Students of mixed gender, age 3 - 18 years
About the School
The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) is a leading international day and boarding school where future generations are inspired to become confident and enthusiastic lifelong learners, ready to embrace the opportuni...