Secondary English Teacher UAE MOE

Secondary English Teacher


Experience Requirements

Minimum of 2 years of successful teaching experience in teaching English at the High School/Secondary School level 

Education Requirements – one of the following combinations is required


Bachelor’s Degree in English, Languages, Linguistics or History + CELTA (or Level 5 equivalent)


PGCE in Secondary Education with a focus on English, Languages, Linguistics or History


•           PGCE + CELTA

•           DELTA (TEFL Q status)

•           MA TEFL

•           M.Ed


Excellent oral and written English is essential. The following proficiency certificates are accepted:


•           IELTS 7 Academic / 7.5 General (with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill)

•           Cambridge CAE (C1)

•           Cambridge CPE (C2)

•           EmSAT minimum of 1625


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Able to commit to implementing of a teaching and learning initiative with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Understand the importance of active learning and project-based learning.

Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, good interpersonal skills and an ability to work with diverse groups of people.

Ability to use technology to support the delivery of the curriculum and enhance children’s learning experiences.

Child-centered approach to teaching with an aptitude to work with Arab children who will learn English as an additional language.

Ability to operate at all levels of employment and to appreciate the ‘bigger picture’.

How to Apply

Note: we cannot recruit those already working in the UAE

Applicants must provide all of the following documents to Edvectus (your consultant, or or upload to your candidate portal on our website) for their initial application:

  • Your CV with dates of employment showing months and years (eg from mm/yyyy to mm/yyyy for each item of your work history.  

Scans of:

  • Your highest degree certificate(eg Bachelors, Masters or PhD) **Must be in .PDF format**
  • Your highest degree transcript  **Must be in .PDF format**
  • A colour copy of a passport photo (scanned) **Must be in .JPEG  format**
  • Your ILETS certificate if you do not have a passport from the US, UK, Aus, NZ, CAN, IRE or SA   **Must be in .PDF format**
  • Your passport photo page with at least 1 year until it expires **Must be in .pdf**

Unfortunately applications are not allowed unless all documents are received.

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