Published: 18th March 2019 (6 days ago)
High School Chemistry Teacher
Required: August 2019
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Region: Middle East and Africa
Curriculum: US Curriculum
Experience: Strong newly qualified teachers considered
Sponsorship: Families welcome with up to 2 children
Salary: Tax free and affording great savings potential. Starting at $44,000 USD for newly qualified teachers
Contract: 2 years renewable
This is a K to 12 school offering a rigorous American based curriculum.
Founded in 1952, now is a great time in the school's history having recently moved into excellent new purpose built premises affording some excellent facilities which support the school's vision as a learning community committed to excellence, innovation and collaboration. The campus can accommodate up to 1750 students and ensures the school meets the requirements for a 21st century American learning establishment.
Saudi Arabia offers a lucrative and adventurous opportunity for those keen to enjoy activity and culture regardless of social restrictions. Jeddah itself is probably the most relaxed of the cities in Saudi with a cosmopolitan west coast location on the shores of the Red Sea. Malls, coffee shops etc are plentiful and the outdoor life is second to none with a great focus on the water.
You should be a qualified teacher who may be newly qualified if you can evidence your natural teaching ability alongside flexibility and adaptability - often prerequisites for international teaching. High school teachers will ideally have Advanced Placement (AP) experience however those without will be considered and may be invited to attend a summer school programme in AP prior to start date a the school's expense. You should be a flexible, open minded teacher who enjoys the challenge of an international posting. A commitment to extra curricular activity is also sought and previous experience of having taught students with English as an additional language is w real benefit.
Applicants from US and Canada are preferred however those teachers with experience of US curriculum are also welcomed regardless of nationality. Please note in Saudi Arabia Females are unable to sponsor their non teaching husband's.
Package: Tax free salary starts at $44,000 for newly qualified teachers and then rising based on experience and qualifications. Housing and annual flights for self and family. Free tuition for up to 2 children. Moving expenses and a generous annual professional development budget along with excellent health cover.