Employment Opportunities

Deira International School is vibrant and oversubscribed school due to its popular location, outstanding facilities and spiralling English and IBDP curriculum. If you are interested in applying for a teaching position, please visit our 'Employment Opportunities' page for more information on 2016-2017 teaching and leadership roles. 

We particularly like to employ teachers who are enthusiastic about teaching, are flexible and team players, have strengths to share beyond their professional skills, and are dedicated to contributing to internationalism and multiculturalism.  We currently have more than 80 student nationalities and 15 teacher nationalities in the school.
Additionally, applicants will need to have the following:

  • Trained Teacher Certification (PGCE or similar)

  • Two  years of relevant teaching experience

  • A degree or Masters in the subject area to be taught

  • Experience in the National Curriculum of England and Wales is an advantage

  • Experience with IGCSE or/and IBDP in the upper school is an advantage

  • Experience overseas and in an international curriculum is an advantage throughout the school, but not essential.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. 

Deira International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please read our Child Protection policies at the links:

DIS Child Protection Policy 

DIS Student Safe Policy 

Early applications are invited only via our DIS Employment Application Form. Click on the 'DIS Employment Application Form' link to download an application form for a teaching  or educational leadership positions at DIS.

Current Openings     

Deira International School is looking to add dynamic and experienced personnel to our teaching staff. Please consult our list of vacancies below for current and anticipated openings.

Primary School Teaching Roles

Primary School Job Description: 

Early Years Shadow Teacher Role

Applications are invited for the position of Shadow teacher to start in Term 3 of 2016-2017 school year in Deira International School Primary section every school day from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm. 

Candidate must be experienced in dealing with Early Years children, possess good spoken English, and have excellent communication and people skills.  The successful applicant will be required to assist with supervision and support of student’s learning.

Candidate must have some experience of working with Early Years children with special needs and should be able to adapt a curriculum to cater for individualized pupil learning.

Interested candidates should forward their CV to the attention of Human Resources Manager, Suneetha Nettikaden at snettikaden@disdubai.ae

Closing date for applications is Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Secondary School Teaching Roles

Secondary School Job Description: 

ICT/Computing Teaching Role

Computer Science teacher

Deira International School in Dubai is seeking an outstanding, committed and energetic teacher of Computer Science to join our team for 2017-2019 school years.

Qualifications and qualities sought:

Appropriate tertiary qualification; current teaching certificate; successful teaching experience; practical working knowledge of the British National Curriculum; team player; international school experience an advantage but not essential.

Candidates should be aware of computational thinking as a way of 'thinking' to teach computing and computer science. The candidate must at least be able to use 2 visual and 2 textual programming languages confidently. We use Kodu, Scratch, Small Basic, Python, JavaScript, Java, HTML & CSS. Previous experience of teaching and examining Computer Science at GCSE, IGCSE, AS or A2 or the IB SL & SL will be a distinct advantage.

Terms of employment:

An attractive initial tax-free contract offered, including accommodation, settling in allowance, airfares, and health cover.

Please visit our website www.disdubai.ae for further information about the school and to download an application form. Please e-mail the application form to the attention of Suneetha Nettikaden, HR Manager at snettikaden@disdubai.ae. We do not accept CV or other application materials. 

Last date for applications for this position: Sunday, April 9th, 2017.

 

Educational Leadership Roles

Primary School Deputy Principal

Deira International School in Dubai is seeking an outstanding, committed and energetic leader to join our team as Primary School Deputy Principal starting in August 2017.

Deira International School opened in 2005 and has a diverse student population of above 1600 students from over 80 nationalities. DIS operates within a UK curriculum framework and offers IGCSE examination and the IBDP.   

Qualifications and qualities sought:

Appropriate tertiary qualification; current teaching certificate; successful leadership experience; up to date, practical working knowledge of the British National Curriculum; team player; international school experience is an advantage.

Terms of employment:

An attractive initial two-year tax-free contract offered, including accommodation, settling in allowance, airfares, end-of-service bonus and health cover.

Please visit our website www.disdubai.ae for further information about the school and to download an application form and job description. Please e-mail the application form to the attention of Suneetha Nettikaden, HR Manager at snettikaden@disdubai.ae. We do not accept CV or other application materials.

Last date for applications for this position: Sunday, April 16, 2017. 

 

Temporary Teaching Positions

Presently, we do not have any available positions for temporary teaching roles.

Teaching Assistant Roles

Presently, we do not have any available positions for Teaching Assistant roles.

Administrative Roles

Presently, we do not have any available positions for Administrative roles.

Support Staff Roles

Presently, we do not have any available positions for support staff roles.

 

Staff Handbook 2016-2017

  • Deira International School
  • Dubai Festival City, P.O. Box 79043, Dubai, UAE
  • +971 4 232 5552
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