Having placed thousands of teachers in fantastic programs and schools worldwide, SeekTeachers is excited to continue seeking and matching the best talent with an influential program such as ADEC.
SeekTeachers has been selected to be one of ADEC’s leading recruitment partners and has been entrusted with screening and selecting candidates for its renowned Education program.
If you are looking to make a difference, gain international experience, earn a generous TAX free salary then APPLY today. Teachers who are extremely flexible, adaptable and can deal with continuous change will be most successful in this role. With this goal in mind, SeekTeachers is searching for dynamic, flexible, patient, knowledgeable and adaptable licensed teachers to work alongside ADEC to assist and implement ADEC’s new school model and accomplish this vision.
Applications are now being accepted for licensed and experienced teachers. Send your cv now to ADEC@SeekTeachers.com
The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) was established in 2005, by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the UAE President, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and the Ruler of Abu Dhabi. ADEC seeks to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, implement innovative educational policies, plans and programs that aim to improve education, and support educational institutions and staff to achieve the objectives of national development in accordance with the highest international standards.
Teaching Levels and Subjects
Schools are divided into:
Kindergarten (Early Years)
Cycle 1 (Primary),
Cycle 2 (Middle School)
Cycle 3 (Secondary/High School)
ADEC is currently seeking qualified Licensed Medium teachers for the following assignments:
Kindergarten level - teaching English, Math and Science (plus other subjects as required) and co-teaching with a local Arabic teacher. This position is for Females only
Cycle 1 (Grades 1-5) - Teach English, Math and Science integrated as you will be a homeroom teacher
Cycle 2 (Grades 6-9) - You must be subject specific and able to teacher either English, Math or Science (Middle school subject specific teachers)
Cycle 3 (Grade 10-12) - You must be subject specific and be able to teach English, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Health & Physical Education
Note: Co Teaching would be done at KG and some primary schools. For high school you will have your own classroom
The majority of the students will be local Emirati children and you will be working alongside other Western teachers, Emirati teachers and Arabic expatriate teachers.
Procedure for Recruitment
If you meet the requirements for a Licensed teaching role, a SeekTeachers International Consultant will contact you to set up a pre-screening interrview. Candidates successful will need to attend a virtual interview with Abu Dhabi Education Officials in a selected city across North America, the UK or Australia and New Zealand.
Candidates will need to bring necessary paperwork to their virtual interview including an up to date police check and your attested documents.
A SeekTeachers International Consultant will advise you regarding interview details if you are invited to an interview session. Your SeekTeachers International Consultant will walk you through the application process and be your point of contact for any questions or concerns.
Locations of Interviews:
Canada - Toronto
Ireland - Dublin
SouthAfrica - Johannesburg
SouthAfrica - Durban
SouthAfrica - Cape Town
UAE - Abu Dhabi
UK - London
USA - New York
USA - Charlotte
USA - Houston
USA - Chicago
IMPORTANT: One of the unique features of this program is that teachers are hired directly by ADEC and therefore can be assigned to one of the 296 schools in one of three areas:
Central Capital Region - Abu Dhabi City
Eastern Region - Al Ain
Western Region - Madinat Zayed, Ruwais, Ghayathi, Liwa, Sir Baniyas, Marfa, Sila and Dalma (island)
Teachers WILL NOT know the location or school they have been assigned to until they arrive for orientation.
If you have your heart set in a city and that is the only place you feel you wish to work for then this program is probably not the most suitable option for you. You may check all the other vacancies on our website for schools in the city that you wish to live and work in. Flexibility is required for this program.
Salary and Benefits
Monthly TAXFREE Salary of 12,300-20,400 AED per month, depending on experience and
GBP: 2700 - 4500
Euro: 3000 - 5000
AUD: 4400 - 7700
NZ: 4700 - 8300
CDN: 4300 - 7300
USD: 3300 - 5500
Note: (depends on exchange rate)
FREE Yearly air ticket provided for teacher, spouse and up to 3 dependants under 18 of age
FREE Health Insurance covered by employer for teacher, spouse and up to 3 dependants under 18 of age
FREE Un-furnished accommodation provided
FREE furniture allowance of 20,000 AED (one time)
FREE Visa for employee, spouse and up to 3 dependants under 18 years of age
Gratuity bonus of 1 one month for each year complete, paid at the end of the contract/end of service
Working Hoursare 35-40 hours/week, 5 days a week (Sunday - Thursday)
Class sizes vary but are usually between 15-30 students
Vacation varies between mid-July to September; plus all national holidays
Duration of Contract is 3 years
Requirements to Apply:
The requirements set out by ADEC across the program
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University
Full Teaching License or qualification (state/national/provincial)*
Native English speaker with excellent written and spoken English
Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience
Qualififications must be from a western country
Clear medical record
Clear police record
*Please note that a TESOL/CELTA is not a teaching license.