Deira International School
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From our Director
Senior Leadership Team
DIS Vision, Mission and Aims
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.
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 Learning Support Assistant (contracted by the parent)
Applications are invited for the position of Learning Support Assistant within the Primary section at Deira International School (located in Festival City) every school day from 7:30 am to 12:45 pm (this will change to 7:30 am – 2:50 pm next academic year). This highly motivated candidate must be experienced working with children in a school setting, have excellent communication (in English) and people skills. The successful applicant must have experience of supporting children with special needs and have the necessary skills to adapt learning to meet the needs of the student.
Interested candidates should forward their CV to the attention of Human Resources Manager, Suneetha Nettikaden at email@example.com. Closing date for applications is Thursday 12th April 2018. Please be aware that if the right candidate is found, the school may appoint a candidate prior to the closing date. If you have not heard from us by Thursday 19th April 2018, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Secondary School Teaching Roles
Applications invited from teachers of Arabic to teach Secondary School (Year 7 to Year 12) beginning September 2018. Candidates must have a degree in Arabic, recent teacher approval from the UAE Ministry of Education (if your previous employment was within the UAE) and/or KHDA recent approval from Dubai, with Diploma in Education or Equivalent. The ideal candidate will have good spoken English, excellent computer/ICT skills and minimum three years of UAE teaching experience in their field, preferably in an international school setting in the UAE. Candidates experienced with students with learning difficulties will be also highly considered.
If interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to the attention of Ms. Suneetha Nettikaden, Human Resources Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date for applications is Thursday, May 24th, 2018.
Special Education Needs (SEN)/Learning Pathways (LP) Teacher Assistant
Applications invited for the position of SEN, LS Teacher Assistant to start in September 2018 in the Secondary section every school day from 7:30 am to 3 pm. Candidates must be able to establish good working relationships with students, acting as a role model, experience in a Secondary school would be an advantage. The role will involve working with students on the Autistic Spectrum,
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