Grade 6 Science Teacher

Ignite School - More Info

Teach in Dubai..! A Middle School (Grade 6) Science Teacher is required for August 2019.

Ignite School recruits motivated, dynamic, qualified and experienced international faculty who are best able to engage our students in creative and innovative learning.  The staff of Ignite School are themselves supported with 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 individual 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 wellbeing of their local community and to their country. 

The American curriculum is rigorous, relevant and service oriented with curriculum design that adheres to international best practice.  Our inquiry-based learning model provides a platform for 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. 

Interviews are conducted through Skype.

Posted: January 2019
This is a Direct to School Job
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
August 2019
2 Years
Licensed Teacher
Middle School
USD 2830 - 3540

Job Benefits

  • Tax-free salary paid on a scale linked to teaching experience up to 13,000 AED per month.
  • Housing allowance paid quarterly to employee for self.
  • End of service gratuity.
  • Joining and departure economy class flights to/from Dubai to 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 option for renewal.
  • Visa processing costs (excluding document certification) for self.
  • Excellent career and leadership prospects.
  • Positions of Additional Responsibility are available for suitable candidates wishing to take on greater roles within the school community.

Qualifications and Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
Science Education
  • Valid teacher certification for the subject and level you are being hired to teach.
  • Candidates holding valid and relevant New York State Teaching certification preferred.
  • 2 years of recent professional work experience in Educaiton field as Science in US curriculum.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree and ideally a Masters.
  • Candidates must have experience of teaching in a US district school offering the Common Core State Standards (New York State experience preferred).
  • Native English speaker.

About Dubai

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