Male Primary Teacher - Sharjah, UAE - Immediate

UAE - Sharjah
School - Middle East
Canada, United Kingdom, USA, USA - Advanced Placement
Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
12 September 2019
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
No - flexible

This is a fantastic opportunity to launch your teaching career in the UAE, with a generous benefits package and tax free salary (AED9982 -14425 per month dependent on experience)! Based in Sharjah this international school is only 20 minutes away from Dubai with the advantage of much lower living costs, making it popular amongst many ex-pats. Attractions in Sharjah itself include the beaches, the Qanat Al Qasba Arts Centre and the Blue Souk shopping area.

The school offers a British style curriculum and caters for an international population of students made up of over 46 nationalities. Since its founding the school has grown in size and reputation and has expanded its facilities to meet the needs of their current student population. These include a broad range of resources including a number of libraries, computer suites, gymnasiums, art rooms, science laboratories, media rooms and a swimming pool.

Qualified teachers will receive a tax free salary and an attractive benefits package that includes; single furnished accommodation within close proximity of the school, medical insurance and free annual flights. The successful candidate must be educated to degree level and will have a relevant teaching qualification such as PGCE or B’Ed. Experience of teaching the British national curriculum would be an advantage.

If you are looking for a gateway into this vibrant and lucrative region, this is a professional opportunity not to be missed. You will have the chance to gain valuable teaching experience in the context of an established and progressive international school with the additional bonus of being able to visit the surrounding Emirates in your free time which offer a broad array of social and cultural activities from dune boarding to world-class shopping.
Number Of Students:
Student Make Up:
70% Local & Expat Arabs, 29-30% Asian and Pakistani, less than 1% western expat
Regional Info:
This school is located in Sharjah, one of the United Arab Emirates. Sharjah borders Dubai and indeed, many people live in Sharjah due to the lower cost of living, and commute daily to Dubai. Attractions in Sharjah include the beaches, the Blue Souk shopping area, Qanat Al Qasba which is an Arts Centre and attractions centre including the "Eye of the Emirates" Ferris wheel. Sharjah is a "dry" emirate - there is only one pub but due to its proximity to Dubai, having a fun social life is never a problem.
Tax Rate:
Tax Free
1 bedroom apartment, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom , Shared (own bedroom)
Flights- every 2 years, Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Transport to/from school, Tuition discount for dependants, Utilities paid
Suited To:
Activity - swimming beaches, Climate - warmer, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Suburban, Unmarried partners - not suitable, Westernised - moderately, Women - somewhat restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
No - flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
Younger than 60

I've been here for 6 years and teach KG1,. I love it because of the very diverse nationalities we teach. For new teachers, you need to be aware and embrace the cutlure. It's definitely worth doing. - S. from UK

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