Teacher of History, United Arab Emirates

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The English College DubaiUnited Arab Emirates

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are looking for a dynamic and proficient History teacher to join our supportive History department to teach across all Key Stages. The ability to teach the new A level specifications is also desirable. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher who will enjoy to work within a motivated team of professionals. Both subjects are popular at all Key Stages.  All teaching staff are expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school. 

The English College, Dubai is an established, co-educational secondary school that opened in 1992. We offer a curriculum that addresses the National Curriculum of England with courses leading to GCSE and GCE A level examinations. 

Our exceptional teachers, motivated students and highly supportive parent body create a vibrant learning community that works together to achieve results far above those expected. Our dedicated, UK qualified staff create innovative lessons and maintain high standards, enabling our students to achieve 90% A*-C at GCSE and 83% A*-C at A Level last academic year. 

Currently 665 students with an increasing roll, our student body is both international and dynamic. This creates a vibrant learning environment with diversity and tolerance at its core. Students maintain strong links with The English College long after leaving and our links with the local community are clear. 

The English College, Dubai has a well-established pastoral system and a strong academic tradition. Our teachers form an integral part of maintaining our high standards. The governance of the school is undertaken by LVS Ascot in the UK, whose patron is HM The Queen. They support The English College in developing innovative, inclusive provision for our students and plans for expansion and further development are a foremost priority for the College. As such, we are seeking applicants for teaching positions at the College, for the academic year 2018-19. 

Successful applicants will:

  • Be enthusiastic, talented and dedicated practitioners with excellent subject knowledge
  • Hold PGCE or equivalent teaching qualifications from the UK
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience teaching to A level and have QTS
  • Be able to provide a UK enhanced DBS or equivalent police check
  • Be professional in appearance and conduct
  • Be willing to contribute to the wider curriculum and support the vision of the College.

Our remuneration package includes:

  • Tax free salary
  • Furnished accommodation in a central Dubai location 
  • Medical insurance
  • Annual flight allowance
  • Baggage allowance for initial relocation 
  • Tuition fees for up to two children
  • Visa costs 
  • End of service gratuity in line with UAE Labour Law.

Application Process:

Please submit your application following the instructions on our website: http://www.englishcollege.ac.ae/working-for-us/

Applications should be sent to jobs@englishcollege.ac.ae and be clearly marked with the name of the role in the subject field.

Applications will only be considered once all required documentation has been received.

The application deadline for this vacancy is Wednesday 8th February 2017.  
  Interviews will take place week beginning 27th February 2017 in Ascot, Berkshire.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The College reserves the right to appoint suitable candidates before the application deadline.


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More about The English College Dubai
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: P.O. Box: 11812, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 394 3465
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