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 secretary@dhafraschools.com and state the position you are applying for in the 'Subject' field of the email.
  • Primary Class Teacher (KG to Grade 5)

    Al Dhafra Private Schools are owned by Dhafir Group, 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. Al Dhafra Private Schools, Abu Dhabi is a high performing American curriculum school and a fully accredited US College Board Center.

    THE SCHOOL
    Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi is a well-respected and popular school with under 1400 students, meeting the needs of the local Emirati and diverse international community. The school is on a very exciting journey and has received very positive Inspection Report from both ADEK and Cognia. The school empowers its staff to fulfill their roles successfully and encourages and supports professional development. Al Dhafra 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 - Primary Class Teacher (KG to Grade 5), 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 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/Teaching Diploma for the age group you will be teaching.
    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 (2 sides of A4), making reference to your classroom practice, planning and assessment, experience and recent school initiatives to:    secretary@dhafraschools.com

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

    We apologise that only short-listed Candidates will be contacted. Please visit www.dhafraschools.com for more information about us.


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  • Teacher of English (Secondary)

    Al Dhafra Private Schools are owned by Dhafir Group, a highly successful and well-organised establishment based in the UAE. The group currently own 3 co-educational, all through schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Al Dhafra Private Schools, Abu Dhabi is a high performing American curriculum school and a fully accredited US College Board Center.

    THE SCHOOL
    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 received very positive inspection reports from ADEK and Cognia. The school empowers its staff to fulfill their roles successfully and 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 English (Secondary), United Arab Emirates
    We are seeking to appoint a motivated, highly skilled, enthusiastic and dedicated teacher of English 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 is not essential.

    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: PGCE/QTS/Teaching Diploma for the age group you will be teaching, and a degree in English;
    A minimum of 2 years recent teaching experience preferred;
    An excellent track record in preparing students for external examinations
    An excellent understanding of secondary (Middle and High School/KS3-5) 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 (2 sides of A4), making reference to your classroom practice, planning and assessment, experience and recent school initiatives to:    secretary@dhafraschools.com

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

    We apologise that only short-listed Candidates will be contacted. Please visit www.dhafraschools.com for more information about us.


  • Download Job Description Here
  • Teacher of Mathematics (Secondary)

    Al Dhafra Private Schools are owned by Dhafir Group, a highly successful and well-organised establishment based in the UAE. The group currently own 3 co-educational, all through schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Al Dhafra Private Schools, Abu Dhabi is a high performing American curriculum school and a fully accredited US College Board Center.

    THE SCHOOL
    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 very positive inspection reports from the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK). The school empowers its staff to fulfill their roles successfully and 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), United Arab Emirates
    We are seeking to appoint a motivated, highly skilled, enthusiastic and dedicated teacher of Mathematics (Grades 6-12) who would work alongside, develop and support a multi-cultural staff team in our continued pursuit of excellence. Our school follows the US Common Core Standards for Mathematics. Our focus is purely on your ability as a practitioner so experience of the Common Core Curriculum we follow is not essential. 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 centred 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: PGCE/QTS for the age group you will be teaching, and a degree in Mathematics;
    A minimum of 2 years recent teaching experience preferred;
    An excellent track record in preparing students for external examinations
    An excellent understanding of secondary (KS3-5) teaching and learning;
    Experience / Understanding of Mathematical 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 years contract renewable annually;
    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 (2 sides of A4), making reference to your classroom practice, planning and assessment, experience of subject leadership and recent school initiatives to:    secretary@dhafraschools.com

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

    We apologise that only short-listed Candidates will be contacted. Please visit www.dhafraschools.com for more information about us.


  • Download Job Description Here
  • Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teacher (Secondary)

    Al Dhafra Private Schools are owned by Dhafir Group, a highly successful and well-organised establishment based in the UAE. The group currently own 3 co-educational, all through schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Al Dhafra Private Schools, Abu Dhabi is a high performing American curriculum school and a fully accredited US College Board Center.

    THE SCHOOL
    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 received very positive inspection reports from ADEK and Cognia. The school empowers its staff to fulfill their roles successfully and 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
    This position, in an established, successful and reputable school, provides an exciting career opportunity to support the academic and social welfare of our students. Through developing and maintaining positive relationships with students and families, the aim of the role is to develop a healthy, safe and productive environment in which students can achieve their potential.
    The post‐holder’s main area of responsibility will be collaborating and working closely with students, parents, teachers, school administration, ADEK and other external organizations, regarding: attendance and punctuality, student behavior, child protection and well-being. Qualifications / Person Specification:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Service or an equivalent.
    • Master’s degree of Social Service or an equivalent is preferable.
    • At least 2 years’ experience in Social Service/Social Work in schools.
    • English language and information technology proficiency is preferable.

    Excellent communication skills to lead by example, as well as collaborate with leaders, Senior Management and parents;

    Terms and conditions:
    2 years contract renewable annually;
    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 to:    secretary@dhafraschools.com

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

    We apologise that only short-listed Candidates will be contacted.
    Please visit www.dhafraschools.com for more information about us.


  • Download Job Description Here
  • School Nurse (Primary School)

    Al Dhafra Private Schools are owned by Dhafir Group, a highly successful and well-organised establishment based in the UAE. The group currently own 3 co-educational, all through schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Al Dhafra Private Schools, Abu Dhabi is a high performing American curriculum school and a fully accredited US College Board Center.

    THE SCHOOL
    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 received very positive inspection reports from ADEK and Cognia. The school empowers its staff to fulfill their roles successfully and 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
    As School Nurse you will work as part of the clinic team to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of a busy school clinic, caring for students between the ages of 4-11. Your primary focus will be to deliver high-quality frontline care while following best practice guidelines and maintaining accurate records. As School Nurse you will act as a link between school and home, providing assistance and information to parents and caregivers in order to support the health and wellbeing of our community. The role will be expected to support and coordinate first-aid provisions for planned activities within the school as well as assist in the delivery of annual vaccination programmes. The school nurse will lead the medical response team as part of the school COVID 19 taskforce.

    Qualifications / Person Specification:
    • BSc in Nursing recognised and approved by the UAE Ministry of Health
    • HAAD registered or with complete requirements ready for HAAD School Nurse license application
    • With at least two (2) year s nursing or paediatric clinical care experience
    • Proficiency in English (written and oral)
    • Ability to work with parents and other healthcare professionals
    • Strong organizational and administrative skills

    Excellent communication skills to lead by example, as well as collaborate with leaders, Senior Management and parents;

    Terms and conditions:
    2 years contract renewable annually;
    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 to:    secretary@dhafraschools.com

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

    We apologise that only short-listed Candidates will be contacted.
    Please visit www.dhafraschools.com for more information about us.

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