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Teaching in Oman

Location for independent and language schools, offering teaching in Oman international schools to qualified teachers. Nursery, primary and high school teachers benefit from Oman’s rich cultural, social, activities, and by jobs for school teacher opportunities in Oman to further their social, teaching & academic career. Teach English in Oman or your specialist subject to school children.

 

Teaching jobs in Oman

 

 

 

Teaching in Oman

All year round there are full time jobs to teach in Oman international schools for kindergarten/nursery, primary/elementary, secondary/high school subject teachers. School year starts in mid August and finishes around the second week in June the next year.  Apply for an Oman teacher’s job well in advance bearing in mind paperwork gathering and visa requirement procedures.

Classroom teachers can also gain employment throughout the year, although teaching normally starts around August to September.

 

 

Teaching jobs in international schools

Teaching in Oman to school age learners English or your subject requires formal teaching experience and subject specific qualifications. Teacher’s can find jobs at international schools in Oman cities from Muscat, Sohar, Salalah, Sur and towns from classroom teaching to management positions.

You can secure a job as a teacher to children from 3-18 years teaching local & international students.

 

Oman teacher salary

Salaries for school teachers in Oman: (Pay package also includes other benefits) from 800-1200 Omani Riyal per month, depending on experience and qualifications.

All international employed teachers’ packages include free flights to Oman, accommodation/allowance, free medical insurance cover, most utilities and holiday pay.  Senior post holders tend to be offered more benefits and allowances.  Salaries are tax free. Contracts are typically 2 years renewable.

Teachers contracted hours are round 35-40 hours per week with 2 days off.

 

International school teacher requirements Oman

You must be a qualified school age teacher with a recognised teaching qualification and or undergraduate degree.  English teacher jobs in an Oman school require native English speaker, or at least fluency in the language.  A school will ask for 1+ years experience for newly qualified classroom teachers, although most international schools in Oman ask for 2 + years teaching experience.

 

Residence, work permit and via requirements are general for all teachers for the following:

 

  • Request that you are no older than 60    (Work and residency requirements)
  • Qualification and certification documents attested by your home country and Omani embassy
  • BA/BSC and above for international schools and teaching qualification) BEd, PGDE, PGCE for UK qualified with QT or QTS. Certified teacher for USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Ireland, other.  Teaching qualification must be at the age you wish to teach
  • 2 years + preferred classroom teaching experience in the subject and age level
  • Degree should be in the subject you wish to teach
  • Native English speaker for employer and visa requirements to teach English at a school
  • Medically fit with test certificate

 

Very unlikely you will find a job in Oman without a formal teacher certificate. You will certainly not be issued a residency and work permit without at least a TEFL or similar English language teacher qualification.

 

School teacher documentation

When you state to an employer or agent you wish to proceed to teach in Oman you will be asked for a copy of: Resume/CV, scanned colour copy data page of your passport, sign a provisional agreement possibly, references, copies of qualifications and the usual photo of yourself.

This is standard international teacher recruitment practice.  The school uses these documents to first confirm your identity and if you are qualified for the job, also to apply formally for your work visa as an employer.

 

Teacher subject positions

International school teachers positions can be as:

Classroom teacher        head teacher            Head of department

 

All the usual curriculum subject areas are covered in Oman schools at primary/elementary, high school/secondary age for you to become a teacher.

Male and female school jobs in Oman can be to teach high school secondary students, primary/elementary or nursery/kindergarten children.

Primary/elementary Oman school teachers can gain a job as a grade/year 1, 2 , 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 teacher.

Early years teachers jobs offering part and full time roles are advertised for international school kindergartens at various times of the year, generally January to June each year..

 

 

Living and activities in Oman

Teachers should be assured that the Sultanate of Oman (Official Arabic name for Oman) is a relatively crime free country.  During your free time, well not preparing lessons, you can experience humpback whales of the coast at Dhofar, desert safari’s and possibly sight an Oryx or a Leopard in the wild.

 

 

Country Facts

Population:  3,630,000 approximately

Area size:  309, 501 SQ km

Capital: Muscat

Language: Arabic

Climate: Hot and humid summers mild in the winter

Currency: Omani Riyal

Dialing code: + 968 for overseas callers

GMT + 4 hours during standard time

 

 

Cities & towns in Oman

  • Adam     As Sib      Al Ashkharah     Al Buraimi      Al Hamra       Al Jazer    Al Madina A’Zarqa    Al Suwaiq      Bahla      Barka      Bidbid         Bidiya
  • Dibba Al-Baya      Duqm     Haima       Ibra     Ibri      Izki      Jabrin     Jalan Bani Bu Hassan     Khasab
  • Mad’ha       Mahooth      Manah      Masirah     Matrah          Mudhaybi     Mudhaireb      Muscat     Nizwa   Quriyat
  • Raysut      Rustaq        Ruwi      Saham       Shinas        Saiq         Salalah        Samail      Sohar      Sur      Tan`am       Thumrait

 

 

Where to find available teaching jobs in Oman schools?

See the front page and search for jobs for teachers in Oman schools.  Also, check other job boards, recruiter websites.