Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Dubai


Star International School Mirdif is a bespoke British Curriculum School situated in the Mirdif Community of Dubai offering EYFS, Primary and Secondary Education. We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Teacher who has the enthusiasm, commitment and energy needed to work in a rapidly growing and improving school.

The Post

September 2019 saw the expansion into the Secondary phase for the very first time. As a result we require innovative and passionate teachers who are excited to join our family oriented school. Given the growth of the school those with previous pastoral experience, or wider school responsibilities, would be very welcome. The rapid growth of the school also means that further leadership opportunities may be available for the right candidates.

Applications are welcomed from teachers who have a creative approach to curriculum delivery, and who put the children first. High standards, flexibility and a commitment to developing the whole child are essential. You will need to be self-motivated, have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and be able to work well as part of a team.

At Star International School we offer:

Children who are well motivated and have a superb attitude to learning;

A fabulous staff team, a highly supportive group of parents and governors, who together, create a strong school community

A great environment for learning with excellent resources and facilities

Appropriate research led working practices and a keen focus on staff well-being

An Innovative risk-taking attitude to teaching and learning with trust placed in our teachers

A growing school community with a wide range of opportunities for professional growth and development

A BYOD Chromebook model to allow for plentiful access to technology within the classroom where appropriate

The opportunity to shape a newly formed department in the exciting cosmopolitan city of Dubai.

Qualifications & Experience

Relevant teaching qualification: minimum of a BEd or BA/BSc + PGCE/QTS

Good working knowledge of the latest UK practice and the new National Curriculum of England

Minimum of 2 years teaching experience is preferred but not essential

Terms & Conditions

Contracts are for two years in the first instance and include:

Tax free salary

Accommodation or allowance

Free schooling for 1st child and 50% bursary for the second child

Medical insurance

Flight allowance

End of service gratuity

Applications & Further Information

Please send a full CV with details of three referees (including email addresses), and a recent passport sized photo to Please also include a statement (no more than 1000 words) identifying what you can offer Star International School Mirdif to further develop the growth and opportunities of the children in your care.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the Principal’s PA on 04 288 4644 or via email at to arrange a time. For more information about our school, please visit our website

Please clearly indicate the Post for which you are applying in the subject line of your email. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Skype interviews will take place anytime from the 5th of January onwards, with in person interviews taking place from 24th January to 3rd February in Central London. Interviews will also be held in the School campus in Dubai for local applicants. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the interview details by email. The school reserves the right to appoint prior to the deadline should the right candidate be found.

Closing date for applications is Sunday, 5th January 2020. Early applications to the post are very welcome.

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