A high performing K-12 American Curriculum school, situated in the city of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

We recruit the very best teachers who can deliver our curricula in an engaging, meaningful, innovative and collaborative manner.

WELCOME TO AL DHAFRA! THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN JOINING OUR TEAM!

As an Al Dhafra teacher you will join one of the largest, most respected education providers in the United Arab Emirates. Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi is a well-respected and popular school with over 1300 students, meeting the needs of the local Emirati and diverse international community. The school is on a very exciting journey and has recently received a very positive Inspection Report from the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK). The school empowers its staff to fulfill their roles successfully as well as encouraging and supporting professional development. The school enjoys the benefits of dynamic, experienced leadership and management, a vibrant learning community, dedicated teachers and supportive governance. The school is located at the entrance to Abu Dhabi, perfectly situated to explore and experience the beauty of the emirates.

Al Dhafra is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents.

Due to the rigorous approvals systems in the UAE, please be aware of the requirements for teachers in Abu Dhabi. Candidates must hold a recognized teaching qualification, eg. Bachelors of Education or PGCE in order to gain ADEK approval.

To apply for any of the below listed vacancies, Please send your CV and Cover Letter to careers.ad@dhafraschools.com and state the position you are applying for in the 'Subject' field of the email.
  • Early Years / Primary Class Teacher

    Al Dhafra Private Schools are owned by Dhafir Group who are a highly successful and well-organised establishment based in the UAE. The group currently own 3 co-educational, all through schools based in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, which offer the American and British curricular.

    THE SCHOOL
    Al Dhafra Private Schools, Abu Dhabi is a well-respected and popular American Curriculum school with approximately 1400 students, meeting the needs of the local Emirati and diverse international community. The school is on a very exciting journey and has recently received a very positive Inspection Report from the Abu Dhabi Education and Knowledge (ADEK). The school empowers its staff to fulfill their roles successfully and encourages and supports professional development. Al Dhafra Private Schools, Abu Dhabi enjoys the benefits of dynamic, experienced leadership and management, a vibrant learning community, dedicated teachers and supportive governance. The school is located at the entrance to Abu Dhabi, perfectly situated to explore and experience the beauty of the emirates

    THE POST - Early Years / Primary Class Teacher, United Arab Emirates
    We are seeking to appoint motivated, highly skilled, enthusiastic and dedicated teachers who would work alongside, develop and support a multi-cultural staff team in our continued pursuit of excellence. Our focus is purely on your ability as a practitioner so experience of the American Common Core Curriculum we follow is not essential. Leadership opportunities may be available for the right candidate in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Assessment and Coaching.

    We invite applications from Teachers who are committed to:
    Nurturing and developing every aspect of a child’s development
    Making learning meaningful, student centered and enjoyable
    Promoting a real sense of family community through working in partnership with all stakeholders
    Their own and their colleagues’ professional development both within their school and across the Abu Dhabi network of schools
    Supporting school improvement and aspiring to excellence
    Contributing to the wider life of the school.

    Qualifications / Person Specification
    A relevant teaching qualification: minimum of a B.Ed. or BA/BSc + PGCE/QTS for the age group you will be teaching, and for specialist roles, a degree in the subject you teach
    A minimum of 2 years recent teaching experience preferred
    An excellent understanding of early years / primary teaching and learning
    Experience / Understanding of English language learning, particularly for students for whom English is a second language
    Excellent communication skills to lead by example, as well as collaborate with leaders, Senior Management and parents
    Ability to research new initiatives and implement them whilst evaluating current processes.

    Terms and conditions
    2 year contract renewable
    Remuneration package including a competitive tax-free salary, accommodation or allowance, health insurance, flight allowance and end of contract gratuity.

    Application
    Please send your full CV, with details of two referees (including email addresses) and a recent photograph along with a letter of application, making reference to your classroom practice, planning and assessment, and recent school initiatives to:    secretary@dhafraschools.com

    Please insert the position applied for as the subject of your email.

    Only short-listed Candidates will be contacted and interviews will take place in the UAE and Manchester during March.


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  • Teacher of Mathematics: Secondary

    Al Dhafra Private Schools are owned by Dhafir Group who are a highly successful and well-organised establishment based in the UAE. The group currently own 3 co-educational, all through schools based in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, which offer American and British curricular.

    THE SCHOOL
    Al Dhafra Private Schools, Abu Dhabi is a well-respected and popular American curriculum school with approximately 1400 students, meeting the needs of the local Emirati and diverse international community. The school is on a very exciting journey and has recently received a very positive Inspection Report from the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK). The school empowers its staff to fulfill their roles successfully as well as encourages and supports professional development. The school enjoys the benefits of dynamic, experienced leadership and management, a vibrant learning community, dedicated teachers and supportive governance. The school is located at the entrance to Abu Dhabi, perfectly situated to explore and experience the beauty of the Emirates.

    THE POST – Teacher of Mathematics: Secondary
    We are seeking to appoint a motivated, highly skilled, enthusiastic and dedicated Mathematics teacher who would work alongside, develop and support a multi-cultural staff team in our continued pursuit of excellence. Our focus is purely on your ability as a practitioner so experience of the Common Core Curriculum we follow, although desirable, is not essential. There are 2 positions available, teaching students in Grades 6-12. Leadership opportunities may be available for the right candidate.

    We invite applications from Teachers who are committed to:
    Nurturing and developing every aspect of a child’s development;
    Making learning meaningful, student centered, enjoyable and memorable;
    Promoting a real sense of family community through working in partnership with all stakeholders;
    Their own and their colleagues’ professional development both within their school and across the Abu Dhabi network;
    Supporting school improvement and aspiring to excellence;
    Contributing to the wider life of the school.

    Qualifications / Person Specification
    A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Mathematics (BSc) is an essential requirement for this position;
    Possession of a PGCE or another teaching qualification is mandatory;
    A minimum of 2 years recent teaching experience is preferred;
    An excellent understanding of secondary teaching and learning;
    Superior pastoral and behaviour management skills;
    Experience / Understanding of English language learning, particularly for students for whom English is a second language;
    Excellent communication skills to lead by example, as well as collaborate with leaders, Senior Management and parents;
    Ability to research new initiatives and implement them whilst evaluating current processes.

    Terms and conditions
    2 year contract renewable
    Remuneration package including a competitive tax-free salary, accommodation or allowance, health insurance, flight allowance and end of contract gratuity.

    Application
    Please send your full CV, with details of two referees (including email addresses) and a recent photograph along with a letter of application, making reference to your classroom practice, planning and assessment, and recent school initiatives to:    secretary@dhafraschools.com

    Please insert the position applied for as the subject of your email.

    Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Please visit www.dhafraschools.com for more information about us.

    Interviews will take place in Manchester during March for overseas candidates, and immediately for UAE and Middle East candidates.


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Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Thank you and best wishes.