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Institute of Applied Technologies

SeekTeachers is a proud to be a recruitment partner for one of the leading high school government organisation, the Institute of Applied Technology


The Institute of Applied Technology (IAT) offers Emirati students a career-based technical  education at the high school and tertiary level. The main programmes of study in IAT are;
  1. Aviation
  2. Logistics
  3. Engineering
  4. Nursing
Campuses are located over twenty campuses of which is broken down as follows:
  1. 14 schools
  2. 4 colleges for Fatimah College of Health Sciences
  3. 2 colleges of Abu Dhabi Polytechnic.
Campuses are located in the following regions:
  1. Abu Dhabi
  2. Al Ain
  3. Western Region
  4. Dubai
  5. Sharjah
  6. Ajman
  7. Umm al-Quwain
  8. Ras Al Khaimah
  9. Al Fujairah
IAT was founded in 2005 by the Royal decree of his Higness Sheikh Khalifah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, Ruler of Abu Dhabi as a corporate body with full financial and administrative independence.
Program Highlights
IAT's program covers advance technical teaching and learning to students that want to go into the field of Logitistics, Aviation, EngineeringNursing.

Applied Technology High School
- There are two programes of study: the ATHS Core Program and the Advanced Science Program.  The IAT Curricuilum is design to offer an enquiry based learning model and offers a standards-based academic program combined with hands-on learning.   Students have lessons worth 45 minutes long with a total of 40 periods per week.  

Fatimah College of Health Sciences - The programme here is broken down into the following areas: Nursing, Pharmacy, Pysiotheraphy, Radiography & Medical Imaging, Health Emergency (Paramedics)

Abu Dhabi Polytechnic - The programme is broken down into the following categories: Advanced Energy Engineering Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Petroleum Engineering Technology, Autonomous Systems Engineering Technology, Meteorolgy Science, Aircraft Engineering Technology, Aircraft Maintenance, Air Traffic Management
Applications are now being accepted for licensed and experienced teachers. Send your cv now to IAT@SeekTeachers.com
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
The process for IAT/ADVETI requires you to first be vetted through SeekTeachers. You can start the process by sending you up to date CV/resume, IAT Application Form, IAT Pre-Employment Form, IAT Pre-Recruitment Employment Form. Once you have passed SeekTeachers vetting your application will be submitted to IAT for approval 

Oncer IAT has approved your application you wil be invited to attend a face to face interview during a recruitment day which will be in the following locations:
  1. Canada (various locations)
  2. United Kindgom (various locations)
  3. Unites States of America (various locations)
  4. Ireland
Your wil be interviewed by a Senior Member of IAT, which will last about 30 minutes long. This will be a technical interview going  through the depth of your knowledge and your ablity to transfer knowledge.  On the day you will also be required to take a test. Questions will be multiple choice and this will be submitted on the day of your interview.

Your SeekTeachers consultant will then follow up with a member of the interviewing panel and response on whether you were successful at interview will be provided within 5 working days..

Any delays in your paperwork will slow down the process of you securing a visa and getting your flights arranged. You will also need to attest your documents to work for IAT
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- Abu Dhabi city, Al Ain or Al Gharbia.  Teachers do 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

High school:
  • Teacher: 11,998 – 13,396 AED per month TAX FREE
  • Vice Principal: 22,823 – 25,672 AED per month TAX FREE
  • Principal: 30,431 – 34,231 AED per month TAX FREE
  • Lecturer: 11,998 – 13,396 AED per month TAX FREE
  • Snr Lecturer: 13,694-15,404 AED per month TAX FREE
  • Faculty / Snr faculty: 17,802 -25,672 AED per month TAX FREE
Range of Salary PER MONTH: GBP: 2100 - 2400 | Euro: 3000 - 3300 | AUD: 4700 - 5200 | NZ: 5200 - 5800 | CDN: 4300 - 4900 | USD: 3200 - 3700 (www.xe.com)

  1. FREE Accommodation allowanced based on family status. 9200 AED for single and 11,600 AED for families a month
  2. FREE Health Insurance covered by employer for teacher, spouse and up to 3 dependants under 18
  3. FREE relocation of 20,000 AED
  4. FREE flight for teacher, spouse and up to 3 dependants
  5. FREE Visa
  6. FREE tution allowance of 60,000 AED for your children per annum
  7. Gratuity bonus as per UAE labour law
  8. Contract length - 2 years renewable
Additional Information
  1. Working Hours are 40 hours/week, 5 days a week (Sunday - Thursday)
  2. Class sizes vary but are usually between 15-30 students
  3. Vacation varies between mid-July to September; plus all national holidays
  4. Duration of Contract is  2 years
Requirements to Apply:
The requirements set out by IAT/ADVETI across the program
  1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University 
  2. Full Teaching License or qualification (state/national/provincial)*
  3. Native English speaker
  4. Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience
  5. Western trained
  6. Clear medical record
  7. Clear police record
*Please note that a TESOL/CELTA is not a teaching license.

Send your CV now to apply to be an IAT