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Career Opportunities

Reach British School is a private boys’ and girls’ international school, situated in the Baniyas area of Abu Dhabi. Our native English speaking staff teach the National Curriculum for England, alongside Arabic Language, Islamic Studies and Social Studies which are taught by native Arabic speaking teachers. Now in its third year Reach British School caters to students from Early Years up to Year 9 (Grade 8), with Year 10 opening in September 2017. It is a purpose-built school with the capacity to eventually house 2100 students, and we now have over 1230 students enrolled for this academic year.

Reach British School aims to offer a supportive and collaborative environment, to enable teachers to develop and take on responsibility where able. We aim to promote community spirit that enables children to achieve their best, intellectually, physically, morally, spiritually and socially. Successful candidates will be effective and sympathetic communicators, confident in dealing with parents, students and colleagues in a professional manner. They should be committed to working as part of the team in order to develop and move Reach British School forward in line with our vision.                                                                                                                                                                           

Applicants must have:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree/PGCE or the equivalent
  • Teaching Qualification – to be licenced to teach in your home country
  • For English Curriculum teachers, recent experience of the National Curriculum for England is preferable
  • At least two years teaching experience, ideally within a UK curriculum based school, is preferable                                                                

You are welcome to submit your CV for any position within the school at any time. In addition to applications for the next academic year, we are currently seeking application for the following positions for a mid-year start. Please send your CV and cover letter to                             

We are currently actively looking for the below candidates to start now:

  • Primary teachers
  • EAL and SEN specialists
  • School Nurse – details below
  • Social Worker – details below


School Nurse - May 2017 start

The post holder must meet HAAD School Nurse requirements, with at least 2 years’ experience in an acute care facility, with at least 1 year in basic medical and surgical nursing or school health nursing and have your BLS (Basic Life Support) certification.  In addition to these requirements, previous school nurse experience is desirable.                        

Fluent proficiency in both spoken and written English is a necessity as the post holder will be expected, in addition to normal nursing duties in the clinic, to contribute to school development.


Secondary Mathematics Teacher

Teaching Year 7 to Year 10 Mathematics, the post holder must have iGCSE or GCSE experience and a relevant degree. Fluent proficiency in both spoken and written English is a necessity, and the role will include communication with parents, teachers, and the Senior Team. The working hours are 7.30am - 3.30pm, term time only, but the position requires flexibility with occasional work outside these hours for special events in school.


Swimming Coach - Starting September 2017

This coach will plan and deliver swimming lessons across Primary and Secondary schools, monitoring and communicating student progress, and helping boost confidence in the water. Please read the attached job description also outlying the teaching and learning, as well as the necessary Health & Safety requirements. We ask all candidates to submit a CV of no more than two pages by the end of May 2017.

Extra-Curricular Activities
At Reach British school we pride ourselves on offering a wide variety of Extra Curricular Activities as a way of ensuring that all children can make the most out of the programme.
UAE Culture
The UAE is a truly international mix of nationalities from all over the world.
Teaching and Learning
Teaching, Learning and Assessment are three interconnected processes which help support the teacher (and parents) in providing the most relevant and applied techniques to support individual children in their learning.
House System
At Reach British School we aim to encourage team spirit. In today’s global market we also believe that instilling a healthy sense of competition in our children is vital.