Position: Male Drama Teacher for Boys Campus
Salary : $39,528 / £26,544 per annum tax free
Start Date: August 2013
A private English medium school in Abu Dhabi UAE is seeking an energetic and engaging male drama teacher for the next academic year, to work in their boys campus. Interested applicants must have a first degree in drama, a relevant teaching qualification in addition to two years consistent experience which is a minimum requirement for ministerial approval. One should have an excellent command of the English language, be willing to work in a multinational and multicultural environment and prepare and deliver material accordingly. The school is preparing for MYPDP IB authorisation and is currently blending its existing US curriculum with elements of the IB philosophy. Experience of IB is not a pre-requisite but a willingness to embrace the ideals is essential. All teachers are welcome to apply as long as they match the minimum recruitment criteria.
The school is a large KG to Grade 12 facility and enjoys a spacious campus split into KG, primary and high school boys and girls; students are mostly of Arabic origin. The school will eventually evolve into a full class IB World School for PYP, MYP and the IB diploma combining elements of a US core standards curriculum. Facilities are plentiful, including a large sports hall, swimming pool, football field and specialised teaching rooms.
The employment package on offer is generous including a tax free monthly salary of at least AED12100 (for someone with two years experience), single furnished accommodation, paid utility bills, local medical insurance, free bus transportation to and from school, annual flights and an end of 2 year contract gratuity payment.
Abu Dhabi is a great place in which to live and work offering a perfect blend of cosmopolitan living with a traditional Arabian culture to give you the best of both worlds. Life is can fun and energetic or tranquil and relaxing; whatever you want it to be; there is something for everybody in the capital of the UAE.
Salary starts at AED12100 for 2 years experience (this is tax free and monthly) / Incremental additions of AED275 for each year of experience / City based single occupancy fully furnished utility bill paid apartments are offfered / Annual flights / International medical insurance including dental / $500 baggage allowance / Two year contract
Emirate name: Abu Dhabi (emirate and city)
Full country name: United Arab Emirates
Area: 67,340 sq km (emirate)
Population: 859,749 (2007)
Capital city: Abu Dhabi City
People: Local Arab (estimated at 80%) / Asian &Western Expats
Language: Arabic, English, Hindu, Urdu, Filipino, Bengali
Religion: Muslim (estimated at 85%), Christian, Hindu
Currency: UAE Dirham (Dh or AED) - check www.xe.com
Time Zone: UCT + 4 hours (+3 during winter)
Climate: 40-50C / humid (summer), 15-25C (winter)
Alcohol Availability: Bars in hotels and nightclubs / private buy
?It's modern on the surface and fascinating behind the scenes. Abu Dhabi is modern, sleek and shiny on the surface and while the UAE's capital is often accused of being a rather soulless place, the multicultural backstreets beg to differ. While it lacks the buzz of Dubai, its laidback vibe is more distinctly Arabian than its neighbor, and yet it offers every amenity and attraction that every thrill seeking western expatriate would expect from a cosmopolitan city, but without the dust of construction work and endless traffic jams.'
Abu Dhabi is the capital and second most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), after Dubai. It is also the seat of government of the emirate of the same name. Abu Dhabi lies on a T-shaped island jutting into the Arabian Gulf from the central western coast. It borders with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (south) and the Sultanate of Oman (east). The emirate borders the emirate of Dubai to its northeast. In the north is the Arabian Gulf. Abu Dhabi city is on an island located less than 250 metres from the mainland and is joined to the mainland by the Maqta and Mussafah Bridges. Most of Abu Dhabi is located on the island itself, but it has many suburbs on the mainland.
Abu Dhabi is the largest of the seven emirates making up the UAE constitutes nearly 80% of the nation's total land area including nearly 200 islands. The cities of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, are the two largest in the emirates. While Abu Dhabi is a vibrant and captivating city with an impressive skyline, luxury hotels, palatial villas and mansions, wide boulevards and beache