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ACS attends international and local recruitment fairs and has a presence on Search Associates, GRC and Schole. If you live locally (or plan to move to Abu Dhabi soon) and are interested in a teaching position, please contact us directly by emailing hr@acs.sch.aeOngoing interviews are held at ACS for local candidates.

While we do have an application deadline, the school reserves the right to start the selection process prior to this date.  Early applications are strongly encouraged as they are reviewed on a daily basis during the height of recruitment season.  


The minimum teaching requirements for ACS faculty are:

  • Bachelors or Masters in a related teaching field
  • Teaching credential or certification
  • Minimum of four years recent full-time teaching experience
  • All candidates should meet these minimum requirements by ADEK (Department of Education and Knowledge) in order to obtain a teaching license in Abu Dhabi; the degree and area of specialization (major) should align with the position that you are applying for. The candidate should also have a minimum of 4 years of teaching experience in their area of specialization. A certificate in Education is a must.

Please Note:

  • Preference will be given to candidates holding a North American teaching qualification and experience, preferably in a North American and/or International School educational environment
  • Background checks will be conducted on all successful candidates
  • ACS retirement age is 65


When applying, please submit the following for each position:

  • Cover letter (not to exceed one page) stating your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in this position.
  • Resume/CV (not to exceed two pages)
  • Submit an application to

The American Community School of Abu Dhabi will never require candidates to send money for application fees, interview fees, visas, plane tickets or other costs associated with recruitment or moving to Abu Dhabi. 

Potential candidates will not be asked to provide information related to bank accounts or other private information. If you have been asked to send money to cover such costs, you may be the target of a scam.

We thank everyone who is interested in joining our learning community. Due to the very large number of applications we receive, only those short-listed will be contacted.