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Current Vacancies

Our School Philosophy commits to both academic excellence and unity. We therefore strive to employ highly motivated, international and talented teachers with outstanding creative minds to make learning a lively and fulfilling experience for our students. We are currently seeking teachers with experience in Early Years and Kindergarten Teaching as well as the IB PYP and MYP.

Applicants must have a relevant degree and teaching qualification as well as a minimum of two years’ qualified teaching experience in an international context and/or a Swiss Primary School in either French or German.

If you are interested in becoming part of our dynamic team, please apply for the relevant vacancy below.

For other job positions please click here to apply.

Recruitment Disclaimer

We have recently become aware of individuals and/or employment/recruitment agencies offering false employment opportunities in the name of Swiss International School Dubai (SISD).These perpetrators pose themselves as representatives of the Human Resources Department at SISD or recruiters acting on behalf of SISD by sending emails to persons offering them attractive jobs with our school or providing them with contracts of employment purporting to be from SISD. Candidates who respond to such emails or register with these employment agencies are asked to pay a sum of money by way of a guarantee for the placement. SISD does not collect interview fees from applicants nor does it authorise any employment/recruitment agency to offer and/or execute any employment contracts on behalf of SISD. All employment offers and contracts are handled by our Human Resource Department directly with the potential employee. All available career opportunities are posted on our website through the Careers page.

We recommend that you do not:

  • Respond to any unsolicited employment propositions and/or offers of employment from people or organisations that are unfamiliar or who have approached you which claim to represent SISD.
  • Disclose your personal or financial details to anyone or any organization you do not know or whom you have not approached directly;
  • Send any money;
  • Engage in further communication if you believe the communications may be fraudulent. All communicate from SISD will be from a @SISD.ae email address only, but even that address may be being used fraudulently and without our consent. Please contact us directly through our careers page to confirm the status of an application and/or the identity of the person dealing with your application or verify the authenticity of the purported offer of employment.

If you receive such proposals, we would advise that you contact your local police and provide them with all information you may have from the senders (email addresses, phone/fax details, employment contracts, etc).

The Head of Sport reports to the Head of School and is responsible for managing the whole School Physical and Health Education curriculum, competitive sport teams, developing and monitoring the teachers within the department, monitoring pupil progress and report checking. The Head of Sport leads the school’s After School Activity programme. A key component of the role will be to ensure the continued development of students’ progress in Physical and Health Education and to have a positive impact on the whole school development of Physical and Health Education and competitive team sport through the delivery of high-quality outcomes for all students.

The Head of Arabic Department reports to the Head of School and is responsible for managing the Arabic Curriculum, developing and monitoring the teachers within the department, monitoring pupil progress and report checking. A key component of the role will be to ensure the continued development of student’s progress in learning Arabic as a first and second language.

The role of the Primary Class Teacher (Grades 1-5) is to build and maintain a successful IB PYP programme within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning, in conjunction with the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP).

The role of a IB MYP/DP Chemistry Teacher is to deliver excellent teaching and learning.

The role of a IB MYP/DP Chemistry Teacher is to deliver excellent teaching and learning.

The Deputy Head of Secondary School (Pastoral) will be a key member of the Secondary Pedagogical Leadership Team and will take responsibility for overseeing the provision of high-quality daytime pastoral care and assumes responsibility for the enrichment of student life for the secondary school.

This role also includes a reduced teaching load

The main function of this post is to be an adult presence in the Boarding House (to include covering night duties) and to be responsible for the safeguarding, welfare and security of pupils by assisting the Head of Boarding and his team in the supervision of the health and welfare of the pupils and their ‘House’, the physical building within which they live. This is a residential role.

The role of a BTEC Business Teacher is to deliver excellent teaching and learning.

The role of an IB MYP/DP English Language and Literature Teacher is to deliver excellent teaching and learning.

The role of a Physical Education Teacher is to help students learn the rules and objectives of various sports and deliver excellent teaching and learning in the context of the IB Programme.

Applicants are invited to apply directly to SISD by submitting:

a letter of application addressed to the Head of School no longer than two pages, explaining your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in the position
a current CV including a recent passport size photograph and details of two professional referees, of which one should be a current or most recent employer, line manager or supervisor

Email applications should be sent to hr@sisd.ae

SISD is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its employees and students. A police check and satisfactory references is a pre-requisite for all appointments.

The role of the Early Years Teacher is to build and maintain a successful Early Years within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning and developing through the process of inquiry. All lessons are to be delivered in the German language.

We are looking to add to our list of supply teachers who cover for our permanent teachers when they are absent from school.
• French native speaking Early Years & Primary Class Teachers
• German native speaking Early Years & Primary Class Teachers
• English native speaking Early Years & Primary Class Teachers
• Specialist Teachers (Art, Music, PE)