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Primary/KG Teacher JOB



Primary/KG Teacher JOB

Uptown International School

Uptown is a truly international, IB World School that serves our whole community. We provide a world-class education and expect excellent educational outcomes. This provides for a stimulating environment, where hard work and commitment are rewarded. We are committed to continuous improvement as individuals and as a school. If you want to join us on that journey, make a genuine difference to children’s lives and become a better teacher then please read on! We are proud to be one of few IB continuum schools in the UAE and uphold the IB philosophy in all that we do. The result is a community of students, parents and staff that are highly supportive of the aims of the school and work together to maximise opportunities for all. A strong focus on professional development and world-class facilities allow Uptown teachers to be imaginative and innovative when delivering the curriculum.

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding Primary teacher to join the Primary School in October 2022. Candidates need to be enthusiastic about teaching their subject to students in a highly inclusive school setting. Experience of teaching in an IB school is also desirable but not essential. We are looking for someone who is extremely passionate about international education, creative in their thinking and a lifelong learning. The successful candidate will also be adaptable, motivated by challenge and an outstanding classroom practitioner. Please see the job description for further details.


We are part of the Taaleem group of schools. Taaleem is the second largest provider of education in the region and a group that has an absolute focus on education. As a Taaleem teacher, you will join one of the largest, most respected education providers in the United Arab Emirates. Taaleem (which means ‘education’ in Arabic) was established in 2004 and now has over 9,000 students attending our ten international schools and pre-schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Taaleem is also one of the Middle East’s leading IB workshop providers for PYP, MYP, DP and CP. Taaleem is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents.

What do we look for?

Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a PGCE/QTS or equivalent

Bacherlor's Degree in relevant subject

Experience of teaching Grades 1-5 preferably within an IB Setting is desirable however not essential

A demonstrable alignment with the ethos of the IB and a genuine commitment to international-mindedness would compensate in many ways.

Experience of using effective differentiation and assessment techniques are essential

What we offer

We are committed to developing our staff and run regular professional development workshops to ensure that our teachers are equipped to provide students with the best possible educational experience. Taaleem provides high-quality, purpose-built accommodation for teaching staff equipped with a gym, a pool and all amenities. We offer an attractive tax-free salary, medical insurance, free child places within selected schools and an annual flight allowance.

Application process

Please fill in the TES application and upload an updated copy of your CV.

TO apply click   HERE 

Taaleem and Uptown School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all appropriate checks will be made during the recruitment process.

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