Job Openings

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ACS attends international and local recruitment fairs and has a presence on Search Associates and GRC. 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 Ongoing interviews are held at ACS for local candidates.

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.


Faculty Openings

Permanent openings for the 2022/23 School Year:

High School Counselor
Middle School / High School Band & Choir
Middle School Humanities
Middle School Science
PE with the ability to teach at multiple grades
Elementary School Early Childhood Part-Time Counselor (local hire position)

Tentative openings for the 2022/23 School Year:

High School Choir
Middle School Math
High School Economics & History
High School English
High School Math
High School Drama & Theatre
High School Science


The High School has a maternity leave position open from the end of January 2022 for 2 months.  No sponsorship or benefits will be offered for this short time assignment.

Maternity Coverage for Applied Mathematics

Applied Mathematics focuses on having students learn about the connections between concepts and the practical uses for mathematics in life and in the workplace. Students study essential concepts from the major domains (number, algebra and functions, statistics and probability, and geometry and measurement). Extended topics of study include: financial literacy and data science – living in a time of digital data students will develop the knowledge to extract meaningful insights from the data around them. 

Maternity Coverage for Learning Lab

Learning Lab aims to promote executive functioning skills and assist students to realize their educational goals. Support is provided so that students develop the following: study strategies, organizational skills, time management, goal-setting, reflection, self-awareness, self-advocacy, independence. Support is offered for students in small groups and Student Support teachers assist students in developing strategies to help them achieve success within their content classes. 


The High School has a maternity leave position open from the beginning of March 2022 for two months.  No sponsorship or benefits will be offered for this short time assignment.
Maternity Coverage for High School Science 
IB Biology Standard Level and Higher Level
Grade 10 Integrated Science (using the NGSS Framework) 

Non-Faculty Openings

No openings at this time.

Leadership Openings:

No openings at this time.