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Teacher of Media Studies – Immediate Start

Sunmarke SchoolUnited Arab Emirates

About us: 

Imagine schools with a variety of educational pathways where the skills of achievement, such as literacy, critical thinking, numeracy, discipline and work ethic are taught alongside the skills of wellbeing, such as confidence, contentment, kindness, gratitude, health, and love.  Welcome to Fortes Education, Dubai. We have been delivering high quality education provision to young people for over two decades.  

Our Positive Education schools foster active engagement in learning and activities. We celebrate positive emotions and accomplishments, encourage students to cultivate fulfilling relationships with others and to seek meaning and purpose in their own lives. 

Judged by the Dubai School Inspection Bureau (DSIB) as a ‘Very Good’ School in our 3rd year of operation, we set high standards and expectations for each pupil in academics and in co-curricular participation.  Our high-impact learning programme lays a strong foundation that develops each pupil’s multiple intelligences through a broad range of activities in and out of the classroom. Our commitment is to provide a premium world-class “positive” education, which empowers our pupils to become innovative thinkers, socially confident life-long learners, having growth mindsets and character strengths, to flourish in an ever -changing world. 

We present an exciting opportunity to join our all through school and to play an important part in our journey to “outstanding”. Sunmarke School, Dubai is one of our flag-ship schools, located at a prime location in Jumeirah Village Triangle. Sunmarke offers a fantastic range of pathways for students including the NCE, GCSE/IGCSE, ‘A’ Levels, BTEC and the IB Diploma and Career Related Programmes. 

 About you: 

We seek to appoint an outstanding Media Studies Teacher to join our team immediately. 

We are looking for certain qualities: 

Skilled in the best global educational practices 

Committed to developing and inspiring every pupil, to believe that they can and will succeed 

Able to teach through the “multiple intelligences”, to develop the whole-child 

Tech-savvy, fluent in using APPs and technology to extend and enrich each pupil’s learning experience 

Outstanding role models who embody our core values 

Passionate about providing enriched learning opportunities for children in and out of the classroom.  

Excellent communicators who can ignite a passion for learning in our students 

Able to make a significant contribution to our extra-curricular activities (ECA) programme and to wider campus life 

Strong academic back-ground, work-ethic, well-organised having excellent interpersonal skills 

This opportunity is predominant for a speciailist to teach BTEC, but may include teaching the subject at I/GCSE and ‘A’ Level programmes in future (N.B. experience in all programmes is preferred but not essential)  

Dynamic, enthusiastic and well-qualified holding as a minimum, a B.Ed. or a B.A & PGCE and QTS. 


As a BSO accredited school, NQTs are welcome to apply. The years of teaching at our school in Dubai, is recognized for your QTS certification. 

Our Offer: 

Excellent tax-free salary 

Furnished Accommodation  

Baggage Allowance 

Medical Insurance for self 

Annual Air-Ticket and paid vacations   

State-of-the art facilities and amenities in a newly built campus in a prime location in Dubai 

An enthusiastic learning community of students, teachers, parents and Board members, who are dedicated to maximise student achievement for each and every child, and to create positive learning opportunities in and out of the classroom 

Working within a team of highly driven and supportive colleagues 

Excellent professional development 

Working in Dubai, one of the world’s most sought after work and travel destinations 


Application Process: 

If you have the passion, energy and commitment to drive accelerated outcomes for young people, we would welcome your application.  In return, you will join a rapidly evolving organisation that can offer you a central role within our future growth plans. 

Candidates are invited to complete our Online Application by visiting:  http://forteseducation.com/Careers/Current-Openings  

Interviews will take place either face to face in Dubai or by video conferencing if the applicant is not based in Dubai.  

Appointment Start Date: Immediate start 

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