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Design and Innovation Teacher

The position will be aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards focusing on the engineering standards. Essentially, the person will be working with the homeroom teachers, developing an applied learning task for each Unit of Inquiry in the PYP.  Students will have scheduled time with the teacher to build, prototype, and showcase their learning in a makerspace.

We invite qualified applicants wishing to join our school to submit their credentials for review and consideration. Positions at AISA are much sought after. We receive many applications and, the selection process is very competitive. Our recruitment efforts are dedicated to engaging only the very best teaching professionals... our children deserve nothing less!


In the elementary school we will give particular attention to teachers with previous international experience who can demonstrate experience in the following areas:

  • IB PYP
  • Everyday Math
  • Lucy Calkins Reading and Writing Workshop
  • Learning Goals and Success Criteria
  • Common Core Curriculum
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Collaborative planning
  • Unit planning and writing
  • Rubicon Atlas Curriculum Mapping
  • MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) testing
Posted: January 2019
This is a Direct to School Job
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
August 2019
2 years
Licensed Teacher
Early Childhood, Elementary

Job Benefits

  • Housing
  • Housing allowance
  • Settling In allowance
  • Airfare
  • Sick Leave Days/Personal Leave/Bereavement Leave
  • Tuition Benefits for children of teachers
  • IB Training 
  • On-site and external PD
  • Health Insurance

Qualifications and Requirements