Recruitment

Thank you for visiting our Recruitment page. We are delighted that due to the continuing growth and success of the school, we have a number of opportunities for highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced teachers to join our exceptional team next academic year (2018-19). 

Vacancies are listed below with a link to the online application form. You will be required to upload a CV.


HR & Payroll Officer: We are looking for a conscientious and experienced administrator to join our vibrant HR team. The ideal applicant will be results driven and have a strong administration background ideally within HR or Finance. Previous experience of payroll or HR is ideal although not essential. More important is your ability to work to deadlines and your excellent team-working skills coupled with your ability to multi-task.

This is a full-time role and hours will be Sunday through Thursday 8am to 4pm with some flexibility. We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible; the final deadline for applications is 15th June 2018. Please click here to apply.


Science Technician: We are seeking to appoint a Science Technician to join our innovative and successful Science Department. The post holder will be responsible for assisting in the maintenance of a suite of science laboratories and for preparing apparatus, equipment and materials required for lessons.

We are inviting invitations from candidates with a science background. It is desirable that candidates have previous experience as a science technician but not essential. The successful candidate will have excellent practical and organisational skills, the ability to solve technical problems and an understanding of health and safety issues relating to the safe operation of science laboratories and preparation areas. Our Science Department is well resourced with specialist Biology, Chemistry and Physics laboratories. Students have specialist Science lessons from aged 9 upwards and we currently have eight full time Science teachers. 

NOTE: Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 14th June 2018 at 12.00 Noon. Short listed candidates will be invited for interview week commencing 17th June. Please click here to apply. 


Arabic Teachers (Pre-Prep, Prep and Senior Schools): Due to growth and expansion of our Arabic team we are seeking candidates able to teach from Early Years up to and including Sixth Form. Click here to apply.


Islamic Studies Teacher (Pre-Prep, Prep and Senior Schools): We are seeking an energetic and experienced Islamic Studies Teacher. The ideal candidate will be willing to teach Years 2 to 4 and also Years 9 to 11. Click here to apply.


Head Librarian: We are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced individual to the post of Head Librarian. This term time role offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a candidate who has the vision and drive to continue the development of an effective and vibrant library service across the school. The successful candidate will lead and manage the junior and senior libraries, facilitating pupils’ independent learning to encourage a lifelong love of reading. Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting teaching and learning across the school
  • Leading library lessons in the Pre-Prep and Prep Schools to develop information literacy, independent learning, library skills and a love of reading
  • Developing and maintaining the library catalogue
  • Cataloguing and processing new books
  • Managing the library budget
  • Organising events, competitions and displays
  • Coordinating the library volunteer schedule

Click here to apply.


Are you an Exceptional Professional? We welcome speculative applications from exceptional candidates when there are no current suitable vacancies listed above. Please click here to apply.


We are pleased to accept applications from both NQTs and experienced teachers with at least two years experience. A willingness to contribute to our co-curricular programme and extended day is essential. Attractive packages reflect the professionalism of our staff and the value we place on them. Only applications completed via the links above can be considered.

We are proud to follow the “Safer Recruitment” model as followed by Cranleigh UK and all UK schools in line with best practice. We are diligent in ensuring compliance with all local ADEK rules regarding the hiring of teachers as well as going beyond their standards to ensure the safeguarding of the children within our care. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and education of our children and expect all our staff to share this commitment.

All staff recruited are subject to appropriate police checks and receipt of exemplary references.

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is an Equal Opportunities employer. Only applications submitted via the links on this website can be considered.Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All employees resident in the UAE are subject to the laws of the United Arab Emirates and the regulations of the Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).

Further information from Christine McCreath, HR Manager. Email: recruitment@cranleigh.ae