Careers | SISD

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 Arabic A teacher is responsible for delivering the language acquisition course from KG to Grade 6, offering the best possible linguistic and academic educational experience to native Arabic students and to students with Arabic as another language.

The Arabic B Teacher is responsible for delivering the language acquisition course from KG to Grade 6, offering the best possible linguistic and academic educational experience to non native Arabic students and to students with Arabic as another language.

The successful applicant will:

• Hold a relevant English Degree with relevant professional teaching qualification/certification
• Have at least 2 years teaching experience in a Secondary School, preferably in an IB school
• Be Inter-culturally aware with well-developed interpersonal skills
• Inspire trust and confidence in students and colleagues
• Outgoing and enthusiastic
• Show a strong work ethic
• Articulate communicator
• Committed to ensuring high standards of teaching

The Technology Integration Coordinator will work in collaboration with teachers, curriculum leaders and the school leadership team to drive the integration of technology into classrooms across the Primary school.

As part of our commitment to our teaching staff personal and professional development, comprehensive professional development will be provided to the successful candidates, who will
• be qualified and experienced newly qualified teacher with a relevant Degree and/or relevant teaching qualification
• have 1-2 years teaching experience in teaching FAL/EAL
• be a mother tongue speaker of French/English
• be proficient in a second language (would be highly valued)
• have an ability to coach sports, run activities

The role of the Teaching Assistant is to consistently expose the students to German language through the day and to support the Early Years/Primary Years Teachers in their daily tasks, helping students with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom.

The role of the Teaching Assistant is to consistently expose the students to French language through the day and to support the Primary Years Teachers in their daily tasks, helping students with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom.

The role of the Classroom Assistant is to support the Early Years or Primary Teachers in their daily tasks, helping students with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom

• The Senior School Nurse is responsible for managing the health center and its daily operations and the nursing team
• To develop and maintain, in close collaboration with the school doctor, a healthy school environment through effective regular health education programs and awareness campaigns

The Head of Secondary School provides professional leadership to secure academic success and continuous improvement, ensuring high quality education for all its students and good standards of learning and achievement.

The Head of Primary School position requires an exceptional leader who will be responsible for implementing the PYP curriculum in close collaboration with the Head of School.
The Head of Primary School will act as pedagogical and organizational leader. The roles supports and assists the Head of School and contributes to the strategic planning of the Primary School with a special focus on a bilingual approach to teaching and learning. He/she will thrive for excellence in all areas relating to the academic development and pastoral care of Primary students.

As our secondary school grows, we are looking to recruit for the following outstanding Secondary Teaching Positions for academic year 2019-2020:
• Secondary MYP French Humanities and French Language and Literature Teacher
• Secondary MYP & DP English Language and Literature Teacher
• Secondary MYP Drama Teacher with the ability to offer English B at DP is essential
• Secondary MYP German Generalist Teacher (Language Acquisition, Language & Literature, Humanities)
• Secondary MYP & DP Mathematics Teacher
• Secondary MYP Music Teacher
• Secondary MYP Humanities and Physical & Health Education Teacher
• Secondary French Language Acquisition Teacher

As our Primary School grows, we are looking to recruit for the following outstanding Primary Teaching Positions for academic year 2019-2020:
• French native speaking Primary Class Teachers
• German native speaking Primary Class Teachers

Our team of international teaching staff is made up of highly qualified professionals who all share one goal: to provide quality education to all our children in a caring, nurturing and supportive environment.
All teachers will work closely with the PYP coordinator and Head of Primary School and share in curriculum development and after school activities.

Due to our growing school we are looking to recruit for the following outstanding Early Years Teachers for academic year 2019-2020:
• French native speaking Early Years Class Teachers
• German native speaking Early Years Teachers

Our team of international teaching staff is made up of highly qualified professionals who all share one goal: to provide quality education to all our children in a caring, nurturing and supportive environment.
All teachers will work closely with the PYP coordinator and Head of Early Years and share in curriculum development and after school activities.

We are currently looking for an experienced and enthusiastic French native speaking Early Years Teacher to join our dedicated Early Years teaching team to cover a period of maternity leave commencing in December 2018 to end of May 2019. This position, for the successful candidate, may lead to a full time position due to the continued expansion of the school.

Early Years Class Teachers
Primary Class Teachers
PE Teachers
Arabic Teachers
Islamic Studies Teachers
Art Teachers
Music Teachers
French Language Teachers
German Language Teachers