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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.

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Learning Support Teaching Assistants play an important role at SISD. Their core responsibilities include:
• Fostering and supporting SISD’s ethos, values, policies, and guidelines
• Contributing to academic provision of the highest standard of teaching and learning, leading to exceptional student achievement
• Meeting regularly with colleagues, adopting a culture of continuous collaboration and improvement
• Effectively using available resources to support teaching and learning
• Demonstrating and applying knowledge and understanding on inclusive educational values, principles, and practices

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 conducive to learning, in conjunction with the PYP Programme Coordinator. Support and guidance will be provided by the Head of Primary, PYP Curriculum Coordinator, Grade and subject Coordinators. The Primary Class Teacher will ensure that all subjects taught are planned to provide coverage, progression and continuity. He/She is expected to display the highest standards of professionalism in his/her teaching and in his/her relationships with colleagues and parents.

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, Matron and wider team in the supervision of the health and welfare of the pupils and their ‘House’, the physical building within which they live.

The Secondary School Secretary will:
• Provide administrative support to the Head of Secondary as a priority, the Secondary Leadership Team, and the Teachers where necessary.
• Support the vision and values of the school in always presenting a highly professional image of the school.

The role of the Music Teacher is to build and maintain a successful Music programme across both early Years and Primary instructing students in music applications, both theory and practice, and giving an overview of the most significant musical time periods and arrange recitals/concerts for students’ families and the wider SISD community and direct school musical performances to include choirs, orchestras or bands for school or public performance in conjunction with the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP). Occasional participation in outreach or promotional activities may be required, but every effort will be made to ensure that this request is reasonable and shared equitably amongst all teaching staff. He/She should conduct themselves in an appropriate professional manner at all times to support and foster the aims and ethos of SISD.

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)

SISD - A great place to work. Find out more in our teacher testimonials video

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 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).