early years teacher, aug 2023 - sharjah, uae

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the middle east team, teachanywhere
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job description

Position: Early Years Teacher

Start Date: August 2023

Curriculum: IB PYP/ Australian

Salary: Competitive and tax free dependent on experience

Contract: 2 years

School Vision/Ethos:

Victorian International School Sharjah has been providing excellence in education since 2007 and has recently been expanding its campuses. In August 2023 it will open an amazing new purpose built campus looking to establish itself as one of the leading schools in the northern emirates and wider regions. The new Primary campus will be an Australian curriculum school under the internationally renowned International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (PYP) framework. It will open to Grade 4 in its initial year.

This school provides a learning community that supports the attainment of excellence. The school strives to produce students who are critical thinkers, confident, reflective and responsible global citizens capable of facing the future with resilience and optimism. This opportunity offers a professional career move in a well-managed supportive setting and a great lifestyle with low cost of living. The school will enjoys excellent facilities offering education to emirati and international students alike.

Regional Overview:

Sharjah is the cultural capital of the UAE and with a close proximity to Dubai the location offers a unique blend of traditional and cosmopolitan lifestyles. Waking up to blue skies and sea views every morning living and working in a part of the world that offers just about everything without the hassle of western living must be an eye catching opportunity for someone out there.


Applicants must be qualified teachers holding degree level certification and QTS or equivalent. You should have at least 2 year of experience post qualification however outstanding applicants with one year of experience may be considered. Australian curriculum experience is highly sought after however teachers with alternative curriculum experience able to evidence excellent teaching practice are also invited to apply. Previous international experience is welcomed.


  • Monthly tax free salary of 12,000 AED up to a maximum of 17,000 AED depending on experience and qualifications ( low cost living locations)
  • Accommodation provided
  • Annual flights for self and family
  • Medical cover for self and family
  • Free tuition for first dependent child - discounted rates for further children
  • 4 day only working week benefit!
  • Excellent professional development





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