Teacher of History (Secondary), United Arab Emirates

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Ras Al Khaimah AcademyUnited Arab Emirates

Date posted:
Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, tax free +benefits
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking dynamic and committed colleagues to join us in 2020, at this exciting time in our development. Over the past five years the RAK Academy Family of Schools has grown markedly, in both student numbers and in our reputation for developing academic achievement; certainly the international school of choice in the Emirate. 

Nestled between the Hajar mountains and the clear blue waters of the Arabian Gulf, RAK Academy Family of Schools is based in Ras Al Khaimah, the northernmost Emirate of the UAE. Just one hour’s drive from Dubai International Airport, the Academy schools provide UK and IB education to over 3500 students from over 80 different nationalities across its 5 schools, each with its own unique character. 

We are seeking a Teacher of History who wishes to be part of a professionally dynamic, supportive and forward thinking learning community, in a safe, family-friendly setting. The successful candidate must: 

• hold a first degree plus a post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE/GTP), preferably with QTS

• have a proven track record of excellent classroom and pedagogical practice

• have a good ability to use IT to support teaching and learning 

• be able to engage, motivate and support children, staff and parents

• be a reflective practitioner with the ability to think creatively and innovate

• be a positive and enthusiastic member of staff

• be willing to be fully involved in extra-curricular activities

• most importantly of all, fully subscribe to the maxim that “all complex decision-making be based on what constitutes best practice for the child”.

The school offers a competitive, tax-free international salary and benefits package, comparable to other international schools in the region. 

To apply for this position please use 'Quick Apply'. 

Previous applicants do not need to re-apply.

RAK Academy Family of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must have undergone child protection screening and any offer of appointment will be subject to the above checks. 



More about Ras Al Khaimah Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO Box 975, Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 7 2362441
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About Ras Al Khaimah Academy

RAK Academy is an independent, co-educational international family of schools, situated in beautiful Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), the northernmost emirate, about one hour's drive from Dubai International Airport.  Founded i...