Primary Class Teacher – German Speaker

    Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai

    Job Summary

    The role of the Primary Class Teacher is to build and maintain successful teaching and learning in the Primary School by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning and developing through the process of inquiry. All lessons are to be delivered in the German language.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • Design, prepare and deliver high quality lessons in German language to suit the individual needs of all students
    • Inspire mixed culture and ability classes, by creating challenging and engaging learning opportunities for all students
    • Assess and monitor student progress and provide targets so that all learners can see success and improve
    • Collaborate with other teachers to share new ideas, approaches and professional knowledge
    • Communicate accurately and regularly with parents
    • Liaise with the Head of Primary School, Grade Coordinator and Subject Coordinators and PYP Coordinator to ensure effective delivery of the curriculum to the class, including selecting resources and managing them efficiently in the classroom
    • Contribute to the extra-curricular activities programme and participate in school activities such as assemblies, evening events, conferences
    • Maintain constant awareness of the needs of any children to whom German is another language

    Key Relationships

    Students, Teaching Assistants, Classroom Assistants, Teachers, Grade Coordinators, Subject Coordinators, PYP Coordinator, Head of Primary School, Deputy Head of Primary School

    Parents, KHDA, IB

    Position Requirements

    Bachelor in Education; Professional Teaching qualification; IELTS or equivalent

    Must have Skills

    • Proficiency in a second language such as French, English and/or Arabic preferred
    • Fluent in German


    • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in Primary School (preferably the IB curriculum)
    • Previous international experience highly valued
    • Curriculum development knowledge


    • Demonstrate professionalism, commitment, integrity, strength of character and perseverance
    • Inter-culturally aware with well-developed interpersonal skills
    • Inspiring trust and confidence in students and colleagues
    • Outgoing and enthusiastic
    • Show a strong work ethic
    • Articulate communicator
    • Committed to ensuring high standards of teaching

    Salary & Benefits
    The salary and benefits package reflects the fact that the school is committed to excellence and is in line with UAE Labor Law

    Candidates are requested to submit the following documents:

    • Cover letter addressed to the Head of School, no longer than two pages, explaining your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in this particular position
    • Current CV / resume not to exceed two pages with passport size photo
    • A list of 3 professional referees with current contact details (position, phone number and e-mail address) not older than 5 years

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