Middle East jobs

About the Middle East

Teaching in the Middle East provides a unique opportunity to live and work in an area that is undergoing rapid development, with an abundance of rich history and natural resources. The Middle East is home to some of the best schools on the planet, with world class teaching and recreational facilities. You'll work closely with enthusiastic and well-motivated students, which makes teaching in the Middle East a very pleasurable experience.

The education landscape of the Middle East is changing rapidly, with a huge growth in the number of international schools and teaching opportunities. Lured by some of the best working environments and tax-free salaries, the Middle East is a popular destination for teachers of all nationalities.

The area is home to more than 70,000 British primary and secondary school teachers, with schools mainly following either a modified version of the English National Curriculum or the International Baccalaureate. Some schools in the UAE have more than 40 nationalities, so the challenges faced and experiences gained will be varied to say the least!

How can I teach in the Middle East?

With the Middle East comprising of 18 different countries, the requirements to work in these countries vary - we’ll be looking closely at what is required for the most popular countries in our blog, ensuring you have all you need to know about getting teaching jobs in the Middle East to further your career.

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