FAQs

Staff Accommodation:

Overseas staff members on the school's sponsorship are housed in a gardened community called Discovery Gardens.

For details of this residential community, click on the link below:

http://www.nakheel.com/en/communities/discovery-gardens

Staff Nationalities:

International staff with 90% of teachers from UK, Ireland and Scotland. The Headteachers and Senior Management Team are all from the UK and Ireland.

Student Nationalities:

Over 80 different nationalities

Teacher Timings:

Teachers, LSPs & INSAs
Reporting Time:

LSP - Learning Support Practitioner
INSA - Individual Needs Support Assistant
7:05am
7.15am (Mondays to Thursdays)
Classes start at: 7.45am
Home Time: FS1: 12:30pm
FS2: 12:55pm
Years 1 to 2: 2:30pm (Sundays to Wednesdays)
Years 3 to 6: 2:40pm (Sundays to Wednesdays)
All Primary: 1:30pm every Thursday
Extracurricular Clubs Timings: Years 2 to 6: 2:40 – 3:40pm (Optional)

UAE Residence Visa and Work Permit

Processed before or during the probationary period.

Private Medical Insurance: (Overseas Teachers on the school's sponsorship)

Issued upon issuance of the employee’s UAE Residence Visa. (In the interim period, staff members are required to purchase regional travel insurance valid in the UAE for 4 months after join date).

Attestation Procedure

Attached Procedure

Queries

If you experience any problems with any part of the application process, please call the HR Coordinator on tel. +971 (4) 447 1448, or email: hrofficer@fortesholdings.com

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