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New Graduate Computer Science and Design Technology Teacher - UAE Ministry of Education

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All Regions, UAE: Middle East
Start date: 
June 26, 2019
24 months
Candidate Qualifications: 
University Graduate
Program name: 
Ministry of Education (MOE)
Grade level: 
Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Positions available: 
Computer Science, Creative Design and Innovation
Salary Range: 
$52,000 per year (USD)
All Regions
Middle East

Rare Opportunity for New Graduates to Teach Computer Science & Design Technology with the MOE in the UAE!

Benefits Package

Further Benefits

  • Medical insurance and visa sponsorship for the teacher, spouse, and up to 3 dependents
  • Vacation includes all UAE national holidays and summer vacation

About this Role

In the UAE ‘Design Technology’ is similar to primary computing in the UK. Students study the foundation of computer science from grade 4 – 9 in a subject called ‘Design Technology’ and then study Computer Science in grades 10 -12. The qualifications for teaching both is the same, your experience and personality will decide which level you teach. You will work in government schools where English is the second language for all students, with Arabic being their first. During this program, you will receive on the job training and professional development that will help to advance your career. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science field (e.g. Networking, Software Engineering, etc.)
  • Experience in tutoring or volunteering with youth is an advantage
  • Sound understanding of technologies that support educational development and current with technology development is an advantage
  • Essential understanding and application of programming and web design (Java, HTML, Python, C#)
  • Industry Certification (i.e. Cisco, Microsoft, IC3, etc.) is desirable
  • Driving license required
  • Must be able to attend an in-person interview in the UK, Ireland, US, Canada or the UAE
  • Non-native English speakers with an IELTS score of 7 or above will be considered

Teaching in the UAE with the MOE

Working with the MOE is an amazing opportunity to be part of one of the largest education reforms in recent times. The MOE operates innovative and progressive schools in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Ain, Sharjah, Ajman, and Umm Al Quwain which strive to provide a world-class education for their students. Exceptional teachers are needed to teach various subjects, through English, with support from local teachers and management. If you're looking for a rewarding position and the opportunity to experience a unique new country and culture, this is the position for you.

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  • If you don’t have classroom experience, include any experience working with kids or teenagers tutoring, coaching sports teams, music teaching, babysitting, Sunday school volunteering, summer camp counseling, etc. It all counts!
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