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

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


Secondary School Teaching Roles

Arabic Language Teaching Role

Applications invited from Arabic teacher candidates to teach Secondary School (Year 7 to IB level) beginning immediately.

Candidates must have a degree in Arabic language, teacher approval from the UAE Ministry of Education (if your previous employment was within the UAE), good communication skills and minimum two years of teaching experience in their field, preferably in an international school setting in the UAE.

Interested candidates should forward their CV to the attention of the Human Resources Manager at snettikaden@disdubai.ae. Closing date for applications is Thursday, November 16th, 2017.

Educational Leadership Roles

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

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 support administrative roles.

Support Staff Roles

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

Staff Handbook 2017-2018

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