• French
  • Head of Department
  • Head of MFL
  • MFL
  • Middle Management
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
  • Dubai, UAE

JOB TITLE Head of MFL, Dubai, UAE


Prospero Teaching is looking for an experienced Head of MFL, to join a KHDA rated “Good” international school in Dubai, UAE.

The school is a British International IB Secondary School with a very supportive and successful MFL department and British members of SLT. The student body comprises of many nationalities with a large number of both expatriate and local Arab families.

The Head of MFL position is an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced and passionate leader, to join a hard-working MFL department and continue to raise the profile of modern foreign languages in school. Teachers with experience teaching Spanish and French are preferred.

The Head of MFL position is open to teachers with at least one year’s experience leading a department.  Although not compulsory, preference will be given to those applicants with IB experience.

The school is located in the heart of the popular Emirate of Dubai, close  to many of the popular tourist landmarks and just a short drive from the international airport.



  • Location – Dubai, UAE
  • Position – Head of MFL
  • Type of work – Head of MFL
  • Contract or position start date – August 2019
  • Duration / Likely Duration – 2 years
  • Contract or position end date (if applicable) – July 2021
  • Full time/part time – Full time
  • Minimum rate of pay – Minimum £2800 – 4000 per month tax-free DOE
  • Remuneration – accommodation/housing allowance, medical insurance, visa, annual flights, free school place
  • Hours – 7:30 am – 4pm


  • Relevant teaching qualification with QTS or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience as an MFL Teacher teaching both Spanish and French
  • Minimum 1 year’s experience as a head of department
  • Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year or willing to complete new training



  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
  • Provide two professional child related references


If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy.

Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:

  • Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management
  • In-house Training and Development Team
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