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Secondary Spanish Teacher

Ignite School
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Housing allowance paid to employee for self or furnished hotel apartment
Annual flights from to home of record (Economy Class) for self, taken once during annual leave
Start date
Start August 2022
2 years
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Spanish
  • Teaching Credential/License


Education Required:Bachelor

Minimum Teaching Experience:2 years of teaching experience

Major: Spanish

Required Certificates:  Teaching Credential/License

Other Certification

Education Required: Bachelor

Minimum Teaching Experience: 2 years of teaching experience

Major: Spanish

Required Certificates: Teaching Credential/License

Valid teacher certification for the subject and level you are being hired to teach

Candidates holding valid and relevant New York State teacher certification preferred

2 years of recent post-certification teaching experience

Candidates must have experience of teaching in a US district school offering the Common Core State Standards (New York State experience preferred)

Fluent English speaker

  • Tax-free salary paid on a scale linked to teaching experience up to 13,000 AED per month
  • End of service gratuity
  • Housing provided 
  • 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 automatic renewal
  • Visa processing costs (excluding document attestation) for self
  • Excellent career and leadership prospects

We are looking for an outstanding Spanish Teacher to join our team . We are recruiting someone that is excited to join our world-class school and driven to provide education at an exceptional level. 

At Ignite School teachers enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students. 

Applicants will have solid and demonstrable Spanish teaching experience in US National Curriculum. Applicants must be fully qualified teachers with at least 2-year post qualifying experience in US National Curriculum

As well as being a great place to work, Dubai is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round. Teachers in Dubai enjoy an excellent lifestyle as well as extensive travel and leisure opportunities around the region and further afield. 

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