Teaching Jobs - Head of Arabic Department

Job Description:

A fully Accredited International School in the UAE that follows the American Curriculum is looking for a candidate who will be responsible for liaising with teachers in the Arabic Department and work on curriculum development for the program. Needs to have the qualifications and experience to teach Arabic at different grade levels of Middle-Secondary. Will develop lesson plans and themes in line with American curriculum objectives. Facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with students and organizing learning resources and the classroom environment.

Meeting with teachers, counselors and administrators to resolve any possible behavioural or academic problems and attend staff and parent meetings.

**This fully Accredited Private School is located and well placed between Abu Dhabi and Dubai and within easy reach of all the facilities, attractions and amenities offered by both cities and emirates.

The school just relocated to a new, purpose built and thoughtfully designed state of the art building in 2017 and has grown considerably over the past few years rising to a target roll of 1400 students KG1 – G11. The school will be offering Grade 12 in September 2020..

The school will have two large libraries, a cafeteria and dining room, clinic, a large multi-purpose sports hall, full size swimming pool, auditorium and theatre, Astroturf sports pitch, zoned playing and seated areas, dance and karate studio, fully equipped food technology room, multi-sensory room, performing arts studio, art room, design technology room, music room, science and robotics labs, full media suite and other specialist learning areas.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a degree in Arabic
  • Have a teaching license/qualification to teach Arabic at all Middle-Secondary grade levels
  • Strength with approachability
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Cultural competence
  • Prior teaching experience in an international setting
  • Good grounding in curriculum work
  • Effective teaching skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Enthusiasm and high energy

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years teaching Arabic at Middle-Secondary grade levels
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Head of Arabic Department 

Monthly Salary Range:

TAX FREE MONTHLY SALARY up to 17,000 AED depending on qualifications and experience


One Bedroom apartment provided or Housing Allowance of 60,000 AED yearly

Health Insurance Coverage:

Medical coverage for employee only

Annual Air Tickets:

Annual Return air fare for employee only. Candidate is responsible for dependents.

Relocation air ticket is also provided at beginning and end of contract for employee only


All Leave pay in accordance with UAE Labour laws (minimum 8 weeks yearly) plus all National Holidays

Dependant School Fees:

School fees paid 100% for first child and 50% for second child attending same school as employee


Visa & Medical Check Fees:

Visa and medical check-up fees for Residence Visa in country paid for employee only

End Of Service Benefit:

Benefits are in accordance with UAE Ministry of Labour, usually around 21 days for each full year of service, paid at end of contract

Contract Period:

2 year contract - renewable


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Paperwork Requirements:

Notarized and Attested academic degrees, teaching certificates, transcripts, marriage and dependent birth certificates.  You will be advised of school requirements

Start Date:

August 2020

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