Head of Language Acquisition - August 2024 - #49533

Jumeira Baccalaureate School


Date: 1 week ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time

Jumeira Baccalaureate School

JBS is a truly international, IB World School providing a world-class education. We are committed to continuous improvement as individuals and as a school. We pride ourselves on having a highly supportive community of students, parents and staff who work together to maximise opportunities for all. A strong focus on professional development and world-class facilities enables our teachers to be outstanding practitioners and our students to thrive in a mature learning environment.

JBS prides itself on high academic standards, our confident and articulate students are encouraged to discover interests that extend beyond the classroom. Our school community has 85 different nationalities, enabling students to develop moral values, and display kindness, courage, respect, and integrity towards each other and throughout our diverse and multicultural environment.

Taaleem

We are part of the Taaleem group of schools. Taaleem is the second largest provider of education in the region and a group that has an absolute focus on education. As a Taaleem teacher, you will join one of the largest, most respected education providers in the United Arab Emirates. Taaleem (which means ‘education’ in Arabic) was established in 2004 and now has over 9,000 students attending our ten international schools and pre-schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Taaleem is also one of the Middle East’s leading IB workshop providers for PYP, MYP, DP and CP. Taaleem is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents.

Our Curriculum


What do we look for?

  • Bachelors Degree in English
  • PGCE/PGDE/QTS
  • Previous experience of teaching the IB Curriculum would be an added advantage
  • Previous experience of teaching Grades 6-12
  • You will oversee the Secondary French B, Spanish and Arabic B department so previous experience in this would be an added advantage


What we offer

We are committed to developing our staff and run regular high quality professional development workshops to ensure our teachers are equipped to provide students with an outstanding educational experience.

Taaleem offers accommodation a tax-free salary, medical insurance, free child places within selected schools and an annual flight allowance along with corporate discounts for many service providers in Dubai.

Application Process


Early applications are strongly encouraged and the school reserves the right to make an appointment ahead of the advertised closing date should an exceptional candidate be identified.

"Taaleem is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. At Taaleem, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective practices in relation to child protection, and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to various background checks including receipt of references, proof of relevant qualifications, identification, and police checks, including overseas checks."


An accredited IB World School in the heart of Dubai, Jumeira Baccalaureate School (JBS) provides exceptional opportunities for students in a supporting and challenging environment.

Taught throughout the school, from Pre KG to Grade 12, the IB programme offers students a world-class inquiry based learning experience that is linked to real life examples. Senior students can also undertake an alternative practical option into the workplace or university by studying the IB Career Related Programme (IBCP).

JBS prides itself on high academic standards but understands that a truly excellent education is about developing a passion for life-long learning and a capability for independent thinking.

The JBS campus offers an outstanding and mature learning environment, connected to the wider community and celebrating the culture and heritage of Dubai and the UAE. The school community has 85 different nationalities, which enables students to develop moral values, and display kindness, courage, respect and integrity towards each other and throughout the diverse and multicultural environment at the school.

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