Benefits at a Glance

Benefit Type*


Health Insurance

Self-funded local insurance covering staff member and family with no employee contribution. Supplemental international insurance option available with partial employer subsidy.

Paid Holidays/Term Breaks

Varies from year to year. Approximately 6 holidays, four term breaks and summers.

Paid Sick Time

6 paid days per school year paind in full, 75% of 24 days. 

Leave of Absence

Available unpaid with advance approval.

Accommodation/Living Allowance

While the exact amount changes annually, the allowance typically covers the majority of rent, depending on accommodation chosen.

Air Fare

Annual Round trip for employee.

Settling in Bonus

LE 2000 payable in September for first year of employment

Gratuity/Longevity Bonus

A monetary bonus based on total sequential years of service paid at time of separation from MES Cairo


Free transportation to and from school

Waived School Fees

Free tuition and free/reduced fees at MESCairo for all qualified school age dependents


* This is a summary only.  More detailed information is provided during interview and hire processes.


Upcoming Events

MUN St Petersburg
Saturday 10th to Saturday 17th March 2018

Summer Uniform Changeover Begins
Sunday 11th March 2018

Secondary Production of Evita
Sunday 11th and Monday 12th March 2018

BSME Conference in Oman
Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th March 2018

Graduation Gown Fitting
Tuesday 13th March 2018

International Pi Day
Wednesday 14th March 2018

Y8 ToTAL Celebration
Wednesday 14th March 2018

Y6 Parent Info Session - Cyprus @ 2.45pm
Sunday 18th March 2018

Summer Uniform Begins
Sunday 18th March 2018

Primary Reports Issued
Monday 19th March 2018

Sec Peri Showcase Rehearsal
Tuesday 20th March 2018

24hr Run for Egypt
Wednesday 21st March 2018

FS1 Motherís Day Celebration
Wednesday 21st March 2018

Worker's Lunch
Saturday 24th March 2018

Term 2 ASAs end this week
Sunday 25th March 2018

G7-8 WWW
Sunday 25th to Thursday 29th March 2018

Y6 Cyprus Trip (1 of 3)
Monday 26th to Friday 30th March 2018

Y7-9 and DP11 Reports Issued
Wednesday 28th March 2018

NHS/NJHS Coptic Cairo Teacher Tours
Saturday 31st March 2018