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: 

Islamic Studies Teacher Role

Deira International School has the following Islamic Studies teacher job opening in Primary School beginning September 2017:

Applications invited from teachers of Islamic Studies to teach Primary School (Year 1 to Year 6). Candidates must hold a degree in Islamic Studies and 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.

If interested, please send your CV to the attention of the Human Resources Manager, Suneetha Nettikaden at snettikaden@disdubai.ae

Closing date for applications for this role: Thursday, April 27th, 2017.

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

Responsibility Positions in the Secondary School for 2017-2018 school year
Applications are invited for the following posts of responsibility to commence from August 2017:
Cross-Curricular Coordinator
STEM Coordinator
Psychology Coordinator
Deputy Head of Mathematics Department 
Head of Key Stage 3 
Head of Key Stage 4 
Interested candidates must submit a letter of application (plus CV or DIS form) to the HR Manager at snettikaden@disdubai.ae no later than Sunday 3:00 pm on 23rd April 2017. 
Only internal applicants and those new staff already appointed are eligible to apply for these positions. 

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed the week commencing Monday 24th April 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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