Careers

Positions available at Uptown School for academic year 2015-16

Thank you for your interest in Uptown School, Pre-K to Grade 11, offering the International Baccalaureate's Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme.  Please send CVs to Ghada Baraka at gbaraka@uptownschool.ae or the Taaleem Careers Portal


Uptown School Academic Positions

Due to rapid expansion we are currently looking to appoint teachers for the next academic year (2015/16) in the following areas. Experience in the PYP is required for the Primary leadership role and desirable for the Primary positions. It is a requirement for all MYP and DP roles in the Secondary school.

General information for candidates applying for teaching positions

For teaching positions at Uptown School, it is vital to ensure that you hold the correct qualifications and have the requisite experience. We would normally anticipate a minimum of two years' (and probably more) qualified teaching experience.

All candidates must have completed 12 years of Primary and Secondary education and hold a Bachelor's Degree in Education or equivalent, specialising in the relevant educational field. Holding a subject degree alone will not qualify you to teach in the UAE. Teachers with extensive experience who hold a Certificate or Diploma of Education may be recognised as qualified. Offers made would be subject to receiving the approval of the UAE Ministry of Education, who must be satisfied that their criteria in the relevant teaching qualifications are met in a formal process.

All successful candidates will be expected to complete the school's medical form, duly certified by a General Practitioner and be passed fit for working overseas. On occasion the authorities will require you to supply a recent chest X-Ray, Finally, candidates will be expected to supply a police clearance certificate or similar proof of non-criminality.