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Grade 5 Homeroom Teacher

Ignite School
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
US 2830 - 3540 a month
Housing Allowance Paid Quarterly
Start date
Start August 2022
2 years
  • Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • Teaching Credential/License

Eligible Candidates:

  • American State Certified / Licensed Teacher


  • Education Required:Bachelor
  • Minimum Teaching Experience:2 years of teaching experience

Required Certificates:

  • Teaching Credential/License
  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree/ Masters Degree
  • Minimum Teaching Experience: 2 years of American Classroom Teaching Experience
  • Major: Early Childhood Education
  • Required Certificates: Active U.S. Teaching Credential/License
  • Valid teacher certification for the subject and level you are being hired to teach
  • Candidates must have 2 years of experience of teaching in a U.S. District School offering the Common Core State Standards 
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Must be able to quick relocate, preferably with a start date of August 15th

Job Benefits:

  • Tax-free salary paid on a scale linked to teaching experience up to 13,000 AED per month
  • End of service gratuity
  • Housing allowance paid to an employee for self or furnished hotel apartment
  • Joining and departure economy class flights to/from Dubai to the home of record for self
  • Annual flights from to home of record [Economy class] for self, taken once during annual leave
  • UAE medical insurance for self
  • 2,000 AED settling-in allowance
  • 2-year renewable contract with an option for renewal
  • Visa processing costs (excluding document certification) for self
  • Positions of Additional Responsibility are available for suitable candidates wishing to take on greater roles within the school community
  • Excellent career and leadership prospects

Teach in Dubai! Elementary School (KG1-KG2) ELC Class Teachers are required for August 2022.

Ignite School is recruiting motivated, dynamic, qualified, and experienced international teachers who are best able to engage our students in creative and innovative learning.  The staff of Ignite School is themselves supported by a peer-led professional learning community shaped by reflective practice and collaboration. 

Ignite School shapes creative and innovative “21st-century citizens of the world” through a sustainability-focused, student-centered learning environment that celebrates diversity.  We seek to instill exemplary character and life-long learning skills in our students through inclusive school life programs and extra-curricular activities that empower and challenge the realization of potential in each of our learners.  Every Ignite School student feels welcome, accepted, safe, valued, and happy.  Host-country national students feel they have the potential to make a valuable social, cultural and economic contribution to the well-being of their local community and their country. 

The American curriculum is rigorous, relevant, and service-oriented with a curriculum design that adheres to international best practices.  Our inquiry-based learning model provides a platform for the development of creative processes that weave together sustainable development, science, mathematics, [coding and design] technology, analysis, logic, debate, and innovation.  Our holistic approach to learning encourages the physical, social, intellectual, and emotional development of our students through real-world experiences as well as inside our high-quality learning facilities.  With the aid of learning technology, students develop the 21st-century citizenship skills of critical thinking, complex problem solving, collaboration, cognitive flexibility, emotional intelligence, and creativity.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Ignite School offers a KG1 to Grade 12, American education experience leading to a High School Diploma for Emirati and expatriate students.  The Ignite School curriculum aligns to the New York State Learning Standards, which includes the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards as well as KHDA guidelines.  

We are a new school that commenced classes in September 2018 for over 120 students in KG1 (Pre-K) to Grade 5.  In 2020/2021 we expanded our Middle School by adding Grade 7 and in 2021/22 we will be opening Grade 8 classes.  We project an enrollment of around 687 students for September 2021.  Eventually we will offer a KG1 to Grade 12, American education experience leading to a High School Diploma for over 2,000 Emirati and expatriate students with either the traditional or Advanced Placement tracks.

When you join the Ignite School Community in Dubai and you will have the unique opportunity to shape school culture, develop and promote best teaching practices and experience living in the UAE.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Drawing millions of visitors each year, Dubai allows teachers to experience a unique combination of traditional Middle Eastern ways of life and an upscale expatriate lifestyle. Dubai's many private schools provide opportunities for licensed teachers to teach in one of the most exciting and dynamic modern cities in the world.

UAE Dirham
Hot desert climate
4,114 km²
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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