Teach Away has successfully placed hundreds of female teachers in schools across the UAE over the past 10 years.Although our candidates are always excited to teach in the UAE, many do have concerns about safety and cultural differences in this diverse Middle Eastern region.This all sounds pretty strict but, to be honest, we’re lucky we’re allowed to drink at all.
Working in the United Arab Emirates can be rewarding as well as stressful, if you don't plan ahead and fulfill any legal requirements.
If you escape these guys, don’t think you’re in the clear.
Locals especially don’t take very kindly to women flouting the dress code — expect some very unfriendly stares. We’re allowed to purchase booze for private consumption at home, but you need — you guessed it — a letter from your employer giving you permission to get a license first.
In fact, it has some of the lowest crime rates in the world.
Violence or harassment towards tourists or foreign residents is highly unusual.
In reality, the UAE is often considered the safest region of the Middle East and is home to thriving expat communities, drawn to its unrivalled career opportunities and laid back lifestyle.