SECONDARY SOCIOLOGY/PSYCHOLOGY TEACHER NEEDED IN SHARJAH FOR AUGUST 2019. Must have a BA major in either Sociology or Psychology + Teaching component eg. PGCE.
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your teaching career in the UAE, with a generous benefits package and tax free salary! Based in Sharjah this international school is not far from Dubai with the advantage of much lower living costs, making it popular amongst many ex-pats. Attractions in Sharjah itself include the beaches, the Qanat Al Qasba Arts Centre and the Blue Souk shopping area and the proximity to the great diving areas and fishing grounds of the east coast.
The school offers an American style curriculum and caters for an Arabic mix of children from KG to Grade 12. Since its founding the school has grown in size and reputation and has expanded its facilities to meet the needs of their current student population. These include a broad range of resources including a number of libraries, computer suites, gymnasium, art rooms, science laboratories, media rooms, sports field and swimming pools.
Qualified teachers will receive a tax free salary and an attractive benefits package that includes; furnished accommodation in great locations, medical insurance and free annual flights.
If you are looking for a gateway into this vibrant and lucrative region, this is a professional opportunity not to be missed. You will have the chance to gain valuable teaching experience in the context of an established and progressive international school with the additional bonus of being able to visit the surrounding Emirates in your free time-which offer a broad array of social and cultural activities from dune boarding to world-class shopping.
The successful candidate must be educated to degree level and will have a relevant teaching qualification such as PGCE or B Ed. Experience of teaching an American curriculum would be an advantage.
Number Of Students:1900
Student Make Up:65-70% UAE / rest Arab expatriates
Regional Info:Sharjah is the cultural capital of the United Arab Emirates and enjoys a convenient central location between Dubai and Ajman offering an exciting range of cultural and western attractions and activities. In addition to its own unique appeal Sharjah is immediately adjacent to the vibrant city of Dubai and the great desert wilderness of the UAE Peninsula, with the great Ajman beaches and the rugged east coast shores of Fujariah only short distances away.
Sharjah itself is a busy and vibrant metropolis bustling with many cultures and nationalities all existing together in peaceful harmony. Cost of living in terms of transport, restaurants and shopping is very cheap enabling a higher saving potential than other more obvious expatriate hot spots that tend to part you from your money much faster!
Sharjah is also the base for the popular carrier Air Arabia that offers fantastic deals to all parts of the Middle East affording opportunities to explore the region at the weekend or during longer school holidays.
Tax Rate:Tax Free
Housing:1 bedroom apartment, 2 bedroom, Shared (own bedroom)
Benefits:Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Utilities paid
Suited To:Activity - swimming beaches, Activity-typical water sporting types, Climate - warmer, Dependent children - Not very suitable, Holiday destination - not typical, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Suburban, Unmarried partners - not suitable, Westernised - moderately, Women - more restrictive than most
Minimum Years Experience:3.0
Curriculum Experience Required:No - flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:N
Visa Restriction:Younger than 60