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: 

  • Learning Support

  • Early Years

  • Key Stage 1/Key Stage 2 (Years 1 – 6)

Secondary School Teaching Roles

Secondary School Roles

2016-2017 Psychology Teaching Role (Term2/Term3): 

We are seeking an outstanding, committed and energetic teacher to join our team as Psychology teacher starting on February 1, 2017. 

 Qualifications and qualities sought:

Appropriate tertiary qualification; current teaching certificate; successful leadership experience; practical working knowledge of the British National Curriculum; team player; international school experience 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: Friday, January 13, 2017. Interviews to be held in London mid to late January 2017.

2017-2018 Secondary School Job Description: 

  • Biology

  • Psychology

  • Chemistry

  • ICT/Computing

  • Mathematics

  • English

  • Spanish

  • Art

  • Drama

  • Music (Primary and Secondary teacher)

  • Geography/Humanities

Head of Department of Science: 

We are seeking an outstanding, committed and energetic teacher to join our team as Head of Department of Science starting in August 2017. 

Qualifications and qualities sought: 

Appropriate tertiary qualification; current teaching certificate; successful leadership experience; practical working knowledge of the British National Curriculum; team player; international school experience 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, January 8, 2017. Interviews to be held in London mid to late January 2017.

Head of Department of Performing Arts

We are seeking an outstanding, committed and energetic teacher to join our team as Head of Department of Performing Arts starting in August 2017. 

 Qualifications and qualities sought:

Appropriate tertiary qualification; current teaching certificate; successful leadership experience; practical working knowledge of the British National Curriculum; team player; international school experience 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, January 8, 2017. Interviews to be held in London mid to late January 2017.

2iC Mathematics Role:

Candidates are invited to be considered for the second in charge of the Secondary School Mathematics department for 2017-2018. This is a Level 2 responsibility position with Responsibility Allowance paid separate from the base salary and financial benefits. Please click on the job title to download a job description. Interested candidates must express their interest in a letter of application, providing details of how their experience has prepared them for the demands of this post.


Educational Leadership Roles

Primary School Deputy Principal

We are  seeking an outstanding, committed and energetic leader to join our team as Primary School Deputy Principal starting in August 2017.

Qualifications and qualities sought:

Appropriate tertiary qualification; current teaching certificate; successful leadership experience; practical working knowledge of the British National Curriculum; team player; international school experience 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.aeWe do not accept CV or other application materials. Last date for applications for this position: Sunday, January 8, 2017.

Interviews to be held in London between 20th and 22nd   January, 2017.

 

IB Coordinator/Assistant Principal

We are seeking an outstanding, committed and energetic teacher to join our team as IB Coordinator/Assistant Principal starting in August 2017.

Qualifications and qualities sought:

Appropriate tertiary qualification; current teaching certificate; successful leadership experience in IB program in a significant school organisation; practical working knowledge of the British National Curriculum; team player; some knowledge of A level curriculum and international school experience 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, January 8, 2017.

Interviews to be held in London between 20th and 22nd   January, 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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