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Teaching Jobs in UAE.
Teaching jobs in the United Arab Emirates are high-paying, challenging, and very exciting. These positions are quite competitive. For the best chance, we recommend applying several months before your planned departure date - and uploading your current resume/CV when you apply.
Now that you have secured a teaching position in Abu Dhabi, your mind will shift to, “What is life going to be like and what is the cost of living going to be?” There are a few things that you need to take into account when assessing your cost of living when working for the Abu Dhabi Education Council: your salary is tax free and your housing is covered by ADEC. But there are some major things that you will need to pay for when in Abu Dhabi such as food, local transportation, residential bills, and personal entertainment.
If you are thinking of living and working in the UAE please take our advice and register with your Embassy.
Many of our teachers ask us whether or not we recommend registering with your embassy in the UAE and the answer is always yes. We not only recommend registering with your embassy if you are living in the UAE but for any of our positions overseas. The reasons are plentiful as your embassy can;
So you want to teach in Abu Dhabi? Excellent choice! Before you apply to teaching jobs in UAE, let us review the basic requirements necessary to qualify. First off, most of the positions we recruit for in Abu Dhabi require a degree in education and a valid teaching license. When we say teaching license, we are not referring to a TEFL certificate or CELTA; you must be a licensed teacher, certified to teach one, or multiple, core subjects at the state, provincial or national level.
Teaching in the UAE is a great option if you are looking to further develop your skills as an educator while utilizing what you’ve already learned throughout your career and applying it to your new classroom abroad. As the teaching positions in Abu Dhabi are not your typical ESL jobs, you will be in a role very similar to the one you’re currently employed in now. Kids are kids no matter where you are in the world so strong classroom management still applies.
Entering The UAE is the same as entering any other country in that you will have to ensure you are legally entitled to land. Here is what you need to know in terms of your entry visa.
Here is the situation; you’re in The UAE and you’ve stubbed your toe. Okay, bad example- you should probably just put some ice on that and pay closer attention to where you’re walking next time. In the UAE, each visit to the doctor or dentist will cost, on average, 150 AED which works out to about $40 USD. Not bad, right?
As a teacher in the UAE you’ll receive many benefits under your contract including health coverage for both yourself and your dependents. Abu Dhabi and the Emirates as a whole have high standards when it comes to health care and, in most cases, you’ll probably receive better medical care in the UAE than you do currently in your home country.
The following is for general information purposes only, and before entering into any teaching contract please consult an expert!
You have just successfully interviewed with the Abu Dhabi Education Council hiring committee or one of our other clients in The UAE and have received your letter of offer, signed it and returned it back to Footprints Recruiting!