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;
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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 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 role of the Classroom Assistant is to support the Primary Art Teachers in their daily tasks, helping students with their educational and social development.

We are currently looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Swimming Teacher/Coach to join our dedicated PE Team from 23 February 2020 to 2 July 2020 with a possibility of this being extended into the next academic year. The successful candidate will have:

• a professional swimming and teaching qualification
• taught in an international school setting for at least 2 years
• be proficient in English
• a second language such as French, German or Arabic (would be desirable)

The role of the Primary Class Teacher is to build and maintain successful teaching and learning in the Primary 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.

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 Hospitality Teacher is to deliver excellent teaching and learning.

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

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

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

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

The role of a IB MYP/DP Visual Arts 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.

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 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 English language.

The PYP Coordinator is a key member of the Early Years Pedagogical Leadership Team and will take responsibility for the academic development of all Early Years students to include implementing, coordinating, leading and ensure effective curriculum planning, teaching, assessment and recording.

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)