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Head of Music (relocation to Ras al Khaimah, UAE)

Job Reference: HEAD-RAK-MUSIC-9

Job Start Date: 2 September 2018
Position Type: Long Term / Permanent, Contract, Full time

Sector: Independent School, Reception / EYFS (age 4-5), Keystage 1 (age 5-7), Primary Education (age 5-11), Keystage 2 (age 7-11)
Role: Head of Department, Middle management, Subject coordinator, Teacher, Dept Head
Subject: Key Stage 2, Key Stage 1, EYFS / Early Years Foundation Stage, Music
Location: UAE, MIDDLE EAST, Ras al Khaimah, Overseas - outside UK


About the job

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and outstanding Head of Music; required from September 2018 for a popular and highly-reputable international IB primary school in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.

About the school:

  • A large duo-curriculum international school in Ras Al Khaimah from KG/EYFS to Grade 12/Year 13
  • Provides both the British curriculum and International Baccalaureate curriculum
  • Caters to a vast range of nationalities
  • Provides a first class education to the expatriate and local communities
  • Provides excellent salary and remuneration packages for their teaching staff
  • Located in the north of the UAE, the school is located a short trip from Oman’s exclave of Musandam, Ras Al Khaimah’s beautiful mountain landscape and miles of white beaches
  • 40 minutes from Dubai International Airport

The successful Head of Music will:

  • Join a cohesive school team of expat teachers from around the world
  • Be an outstanding teacher and team leader with experience teaching the New English National Curriculum and preferably the IB (PYP) curriculum
  • Have a minimum of four years’ full time teaching experience
  • Ideally have a minimum of one year’s experience as Head of Music
  • Have a proven track record of outstanding teaching and leadership skill
  • Confidently possess the ability to engage learners of all ages, across EYFS to KS2

The successful Head of Music must have:

  • A BA (Hons) degree with QTS or PGCE Primary Education / Music with QTS or Bachelors of Education
  • A minimum of four years’ teaching experience (in the UK or an international British or IB curriculum school)


  • 2 year contract (September 2018 – August 2020)
  • Excellent and competitive tax free salary DOE
  • Private modern accommodation located close to school and other expat teachers
  • Annual flights
  • Baggage allowance
  • Leisure facilities allowance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Employment visa
  • Free tuition for up to two dependents
  • Centrally located school close to Ras Al Khaimah’s malls, restaurants, hotels and beaches

For further information and to apply for the position of Head of Music, please submit a CV, photo and cover letter to ASAP.

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