English governor/ tutor for 3 students in a Dubai-based family
- FG6002

31st January 2024 eed_admin
  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • 1300 GBP / Week
  • This position has been filled.

Website Elite Educational Development

A friendly Dubai-based family seeks an experienced and qualified governor to work with three kids aged 9, 11 and 13.

The children already speak fluent English at native level, as well as Chinese, French and Russian. High-level tutoring will therefore be a core initiative of the governor’s responsibilities in this position. The governor should support the students with their school programme (IB program). Tasks will include explaining and exploring the school programme, help with homework and ultimately preparing the children for overseas study. The children are well behaved. General academic support will also be required.

The typical working schedule is 4-8pm Mondays to Thursdays, and 12-8pm on Fridays.

In the summer the family typically travels with the tutors for several weeks. Tutors usually work 8 hours per day with weekends free.

Preference will be given to candidates already based in Dubai.

The candidate:

The candidate should have a PGCE or equivalent and experience tutoring or working in an international school. Additional experience working in a governor position would be a plus. Good references are essential. The candidate should have a good understanding of secondary IB, and be comfortable preparing the children for university enrolment overseas. Also important will be general English language interaction. The tutor may also have the chance to play sports or go on trips together, and should provide the charges with general support.
The perfect candidate for this position will have a high level of English and be a qualified teacher, experienced working in a family or ‘home environment’. Personal qualities should include being fun and energetic, but also firm and fair and able to build a warm connection with the kids. The tutor should be calm, well-presented, and have good moral values.

The family is kind and considerate and may be able offer accommodation, a driver and visa support for the right candidate. Their top priority is finding a governor/ tutor who can bond with the children and aid them in their learning.

The offer:

5/2 working schedule
One-year contract in Dubai
Salary negotiable from £1300+/ week
Accommodation, driver, visa support can be provided