Welcome to JAS!

JAS is a great place to work; we have one of the highest staff retention rates in the UAE so we know we are doing something right. You will be busy and you will work hard but our unique Not-for-Profit community ethos makes JAS a very special place. We look forward to receiving your application. Should you have any questions or queries please direct them to hr@jebelalischool.org

JAS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, we follow best practice Safeguarding procedures from recruitment through to day to day life at the school. Successful applicants will be subject to relevant national police checks, please read our safeguarding information​.

Closing Date: 02 January 2022

Start Date: August 2022

Reference Number: EYTEACH

Contract:  Full Time



About JAS



This Job Description may be adjusted by the Headteacher according to the changing needs of the school. This post is subject to the conditions of employment contained in the Jebel Ali School contract and to work in line with new COVID guidelines in supporting students and staff.


Role Summary: To carry out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance with the school's policies under the direction of the Principal and to work in line with new COVID guidelines in supporting students and staff.


Role Responsibilities:

Planning, Teaching and Class Management:

  • implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for pupils, incorporating the Early Years Foundation Stage requirements and in line with the curriculum policies of the school;

  • facilitate, support and monitor the progress and development of the Foundation Stage One class;

  • assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of assigned pupils and keep such records as are required by the school’s systems;

  • foster a learning environment and educational experience appropriate to the needs of the pupils;

  • motivate pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative delivery;

  • ensure effective teaching and best use of available time; 

  • maintain discipline in accordance with the school's procedures and encouraging good practice with regard to punctuality and behaviour;

  • evaluate own teaching critically to improve effectiveness;

  • ensure the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support, where applicable;

  • use a variety of teaching strategies which involve planned adult intervention, first-hand experience, play based learning and talk as a vehicle for learning;

  • keep up-to-date with developments in education;

  • lead at least two after-school activities over the academic year;

  • actively support and promote the school through positive relations including attendance at PTA events.


Curriculum Development

  • contribute to the whole school's planning activities.


Other duties and responsibilities:

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified. The post holder is expected to comply with any reasonable request from the Primary Leadership Team to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description. This job description may be amended at any time following discussion between the HT/Line Manager and will be reviewed regularly.




  • A qualified teacher with an appropriate teaching qualification (i.e. B.Ed and/or PGCE).

  • Full working knowledge of The National Curriculum for England and its associated assessment practices.



  • Have successful experiences of working with EAL students, students with SEND and those with gifts and talents. 

  • A strong focus on the pastoral care of children, understanding the balance between academic and social progress and support, as well as the ability to identify safeguarding concerns.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a positive approach to both individual and collaborative professional development. 


To whom responsible: Primary Headteacher


Jebel Ali School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students.  The successful candidate will be subject to relevant national police checks.

Please send your application form and accompanying documents

to hr@jebelalischool.org