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Pre-K Teacher (FS1)

Full Job Description

Raha International School, Khalifa City Campus (RIS KCC) are seeking a qualified Pre-K Teacher to join their ‘outstanding’ IB World School in Abu Dhabi.


The Role

RIS KCC are incredibly excited to announce the opening of their first Pre-K grade; the KCC Minis! This new grade level aims to build on the existing outstanding Early Years Department and give the littlest learners the best possible start to their education.

The KCC Minis will start in January 2023 with one class and will cater to a maximum of 20 students aged 3–4 years (the equivalent to FS1 / Pre-K). In August 2023 this will expand to 4 classes. Through a child-led, inquiry-based curriculum children will enjoy fun, exciting experiences that will create curious explorers and inspire a lifelong love of learning.

This expansion creates an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Pre-K/FS1 Teacher to join the established, specialist EY provision, in the impressive purpose-built Raha campus in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi.


Raha International School, Abu Dhabi – An ‘outstanding’ IB World School

RIS’s programmes feature an inquiry-based approach that aligns student interests with what they learn, enriching their natural curiosity and promoting a love of learning. The team of internationally experienced, skilled and passionate teachers model the attributes of the IB Learner Profile and encourages students to respect themselves, others, and the world around them.

At DP level we have the largest Diploma Programme offering in the UAE, and the widest range of DP subjects available to our students. This breadth of choice enables each graduating student to be able to pursue their passions and achieve their aspirational best. RIS is proud of the fact that each year more than 95% of students are accepted into their first choice of the world´s leading universities.



The successful applicant will:

  • Have a B.Ed. in Early Years/Primary Education or a degree in Early Years / Early Childhood and a relevant Teaching qualification
  • Have at least two years’ experience working in a reputable IB/UK/US curriculum school
  • Have successful, proven experience teaching Pre-K / FS1
  • Be willing to embrace working in a start-up school/team by being a team player
  • Be able to join Raha International School KCC in January 2023


Please find the Job Description attached for further information.


What We Offer

We are committed to developing our staff and run regular professional development workshops to ensure our senior leaders are equipped to provide students with the best possibly educational experience.

The successful applicant will receive:

  • An attractive tax-free salary
  • Taaleem provided accommodation / housing allowance
  • Relocation allowance (if overseas)
  • Private medical insurance for self and family
  • 100% discounted child places within selected Taaleem schools
  • Annual flight allowance for self and family
  • Great corporate discounts with many service providers in the UAE
  • Most importantly they will have an opportunity to join one of the largest, and arguably most successful IB schools in the UAE to assist our students to take their place in shaping the world.



As a Taaleem Teacher, you will join one of the largest, most respected education providers in the United Arab Emirates. Taaleem (which means ‘education’ in Arabic’) was established in and now has 9,000 students attending our 11 international schools and pre-schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Taaleem is also one of the Middle East’s leading IB workshop providers for PYP, MYP, DP and IBCP. We began training in and have enrolled over 3500 participants to date.

We recruit the very best international support staff, teachers and leaders who can deliver our international curricula in a creative, collaborative, and highly engaging manner. Taaleem is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents.



Raha International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students. A UK International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC) or equivalent enhanced police check is a pre-requisite for all appointments.

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