Science Head of Department (Physics Specialty) Job Description

Science Head of Department (Physics Specialty)


Job Summary & Responsibilities

About the schools

Our client offers an American curriculum program within the framework of traditional Islamic values catering to an Arabic mix of children. The school was established on the belief that students learn best in a nurturing and caring environment which recognizes the local culture and traditions. The graduates of this school attends top colleges in the UAE, America, Canada and the UK.

The school offers a well-rounded range of facilities including a number of libraries, computer suites, gymnasium, art rooms, science laboratories, media rooms, sports field and swimming pools.

Based in Sharjah, this international school is not far from Dubai with the advantage of much lower living costs, making it popular among many ex-pats. Attractions in Sharjah itself include the beaches, the Qanat Al Qasba Arts Centre and the Blue Souk shopping area and the proximity to the great diving areas and fishing grounds of the east coast.
  • Type of school: International/foreign language school
  • Age of students: Grades K-12
  • This program utilizes American curriculum
About the contract
  • Contract: 2 years
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday 
  • Salary: 8,000-11,000 AED based on years of experience and credentials
  • Flight to UAE paid for upfront plus mid-contract round trip flight
  • Housing provided along with up to 500 AED for utilities
  • Paid vacation: Winter vacation & Summer holiday + Paid national holidays
  • Visa: Work Visa provided 
  • Insurance provided 
About you 

  • Bachelors degree in Physics or similar field required
  • Experience teaching American curriculum is a plus
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a Head of Department Role, or similar
  • Under 60 years old due to visa requirements
  • References from immediate past and current employers 

Job Summary

Type of School
Middle School;Senior/High School
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
10,000 - 12,000 AED/month plus housing, insurance and airfare
Contract Length
2 years
United Arab Emirates

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