Teachers of Business Studies and Economics
Deira International School, Festival City, Dubai
We are currently hiring experienced Teachers of Business Studies and Economics for Deira International School, Festival City, Dubai. These appointments are for August 2021.
Deira International School, Festival City is a not for profit Premium 3-18 school and is part of the Al Futtaim Education Foundation portfolio. Founded in 2005, the school is renowned for providing an excellent inclusive and holistic education. DIS has a strong focus on academic progress and achievement. The student body has over 80 different nationalities and this diversity is fundamental to the community nature of the school. Exceptional facilities provide wonderful opportunities for a holistic approach to education; sport, performing arts, academic, technological, leadership and creative pathways are all on offer, ensuring our students enjoy enriching and varied school experiences within our classrooms and beyond. Although non-selective at admission, our students achieve exceptional exam results which compare to top UK schools. This success enables our students to move on to the very top universities around the world.
The curriculum is based upon the English National Curriculum covering a diverse range of subjects. Our personalised, play-based and continuous provision in the Early Years ensures that students are rigorously assessed against the prime and specific areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. This focuses on developing key learning skills and the foundations for accessing the Primary Curriculum. In primary, students receive an enriching and broad curriculum offer, which includes the delivery of several non-core subjects. Our senior students take the IGCSE examinations in Year 11 and move into the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) or International Baccalaureate Career-Related Programme (IBCP) in Years 12 and 13. Deira International School is an inclusive school and successful applicants will have the opportunity to teach a diverse student body of culture, language, special need and highly able students.
Al Futtaim Education Foundation (AFEF) owns and provides governance to Deira International School. AFEF aims to realise its vision of taking education in the UAE to the next level of future readiness and of preparing students for an increasingly globalised and technologically advanced world. Al Futtaim Education Foundation is an initiative of the Al Futtaim family to support the vision of the Government of Dubai and the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) for the creation of a globally competitive economy while maximising its social contribution to the community through this not-for-profit endeavour.
Teachers of Business Studies and Economics.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a premium, well-resourced school, to teach Economics and Business studies and to join a thriving and popular Commerce department, which has been achieving outstanding results across IGCSE and IB programmes. The uptake for Economics and Business studies has significantly increased in IGCSE and IB in the last 3 years. The successful candidate will be highly motivated with a strong track record for attainment and progress to maintain our outstanding results and have a genuine enthusiasm for Economics and Business studies and possess an excellent degree, in a relevant subject. Experience in teaching IB Economics is not essential, CPD is available in the additional subject, depending on the successful candidate’s strengths. You will have the ability to inspire and motivate students with a diverse range of talent and ability and take part in our range of extracurricular activities from the Wall Street Crasher to the Young Entrepreneur of the Year, showcasing their talents in our Winter and Summer festivals.
The successful applicant will be required to have the following:
• Bachelor degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent with exceptional subject knowledge.
• At least 2 years’ experience of the National Curriculum for England.
• We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals. You should have a proven track record of outstanding learning and teaching.
• A mind-set which understands all students have the potential for top performance, and the drive and passion to enable them to do so.
• Experience which will enable a contribution to our enriched curriculum programme.
If you meet these criteria we would very much welcome your application.
We offer an excellent remuneration package including competitive tax free salary, furnished accommodation, medical insurance, visa costs, baggage allowance, fixed term renewable contract, annual flight allowance and free school places for up to two dependents.
To apply for the above role, please share your CV and TES application below.
Deira International School, Festival City is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. A UK enhanced DBS or equivalent police check is a pre-requisite for all appointments.
Deira International School (DIS)
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- All-through with sixth form
- Students of mixed gender, age 3 - 18 years