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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Position
Teacher of History
Starting Date
August 2023
Job Type
Full Time
Mar 31, 2023

Teacher of History

Sunmarke School Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Position
Teacher of History
Starting Date
August 2023
Job Type
Full Time
Mar 31, 2023

Job Description

About us:

Fortes Education has been a leading education provider in the UAE for over four decades with premium international schools and nurseries that have experienced outstanding success and growth. Our schools offer the most innovative and character-building education in the entire Middle East region.

Our core ethos and philosophy of education is Positive Education (PosEd). Through PosEd, our schools foster active engagement in learning, celebrating character strengths and accomplishments. We encourage children to cultivate fulfilling relationships with others and seek meaning and purpose in their own lives.?We enable children to become happy learners and develop into innovative thinkers, confident young adults, and life-long learners. Children develop resilience, a growth mindset and deep character strengths that allow them to flourish in an ever-changing world.?

About Sunmarke School – Where Amazing Happens

Sunmarke School provides an ambitious and inspiring, values-based education that nurtures the hearts and minds of students so that they can flourish and achieve their dreams. Powered by our unique signature programs, Sunmarke is a uniquely innovative school transforming young lives.

Sunmarke is an all–through school which offers a premium education across a fantastic range of pathways for students including the National Curriculum of England, GCSE/IGCSE, ‘A’ Levels, BTEC and the IB Diploma and Career Related Programmes. We also offer a suite of Signature Programmes unrivalled in Dubai. With unique experiences in Environmental and Sustainability Studies, students learn in Forest School settings, as well as utilise cutting-edge hydroponic technology to examine how science can support sustainability in future terrains. Our world-class STEAM centre offers students an incredible opportunity to apply their learning in solving real-world problems, from Foundation Stage through to Year 9. We run best-in-class mini-MBA programmes for our Year 10 to 13 students in conjunction with the University of Birmingham and the Peter Jones Academy, to ensure their future success in business and entrepreneurship. We are technologically innovative and run comprehensive AI programmes for students in all core subjects, as well as deepening other subjects through Augmented and Virtual Reality AR/VR experiences. We have outstanding performing arts opportunities with fantastic facilities and amazing teachers to help our more creative students truly find their voice. Sunmarke School was judged by the Dubai School Inspection Bureau (DSIB) as a ‘Very Good’ school in our 3rd year of operation and ‘Outstanding’ in our British Schools Overseas (BSO) inspection in 2019.

We present an exciting opportunity to join our all through school and to play an important part in our journey to “outstanding”. Sunmarke School, Dubai is one of our flag-ship schools, located at a prime location in Jumeirah Village Triangle.


About you:

We seek to appoint an outstanding History Teacher to join our team in August 2023.

We are looking for certain qualities:

· Skilled in the best global educational practices

· Committed to developing and inspiring every student, to believe that they can and will succeed

· Tech-savvy, fluent in using APPs and technology to extend and enrich each student’s learning experience

· Outstanding role models who embody our core values

· Passionate about providing enriched learning opportunities for children in and out of the classroom.

· Excellent communicators who can ignite a passion for learning in our students

· Able to make a significant contribution to our extra-curricular activities (ECA) programme and wider campus life

· Strong academic background, work ethic, well-organized having excellent interpersonal skills

· This opportunity will include teaching the subject at Key Stage 3, I/GCSE, ‘A’ Level, and IB Diploma programmes (N.B. experience in all programmes is preferred but not essential)

· Politics experience preferred but not essential

· Knowledge to be able to deliver Tudor History would be preferred.

· Dynamic, enthusiastic, and well-qualified holding as a minimum, a B.Ed. or a B.A & PGCE and QTS

Aspiring Middle Leaders - Pastoral or Curriculum are encouraged to apply indicating your interest in potential middle leadership positions.

When applying please indicate your:

· Specialism in a Subject Area.

· Past MLT experience

As a BSO-accredited school, ECTs are welcome to apply. The years of teaching at our school in Dubai are recognized for your QTS certification.

Our Offer:

· Excellent tax-free salary

· Furnished Accommodation

· Relocation Allowance

· Medical Insurance for self

· Annual Air-Ticket and paid vacations

· State-of-the-art facilities and amenities in a newly built campus in a prime location in Dubai

· An enthusiastic learning community of students, teachers, parents, and Board members, who are dedicated to maximise student achievement, and creating positive learning opportunities in and out of the classroom

· Working within a team of highly driven and supportive colleagues

· Excellent professional development

· Working in Dubai, one of the world’s most sought-after work and travel destinations

Application Process:

If you have the passion, energy, and commitment to drive accelerated outcomes for young people, we will welcome your application. In return, you will join a rapidly evolving organisation that can offer you a central role in our future growth plans.

Candidates are invited to complete our Online Application by visiting:

Interviews will take place either face-to-face in Dubai or by video conferencing if the applicant is not based in Dubai.

Application Closing Date: 31st March 2023

Appointment Start Date: Mid-Aug 2023

Fortes Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures including a satisfactory International Child Protection Certificate, plus resident country Police checks.

How to Apply

Candidates are invited to complete our Online Application by visiting:


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