Beam Teaching Team

Blair and Kim Beam- International Teaching Couple

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About us...

Together we have over 40 years of educational experience from domestic, public school to international IB-PYP experience. Our passion is to be engaged in the whole school community by offering our talents, strengths and experiences!


Kim has 9 years of Elementary Library (KG2- Grade 5) as a School Library Media Coordinator with her Masters in Library Science. She also has 9 years of combined Classroom Teaching experience (Kindergarten and 4th grade) as well as Lower Elementary Computer Teacher in an IB-PYP setting. Her focus is teaching library and technology skills and integrating curriculum needs while collaborating with classroom teachers.


Blair has 23 years of teaching Art, covering elementary (IB-PYP), middle and high school. The majority of his time has been spent in middle school, developing a high level of student work, allowing inquiry, self reflection and individual student success, while teaching the American curriculum. Many of his students have received recognition for their works. Blair also has his Masters in School Administration K-12 and is planning to add Physical Education to his teaching certificate.


Both have current teaching certificates from the state of North Carolina and are currently seeking positions for the 2016-2017 school year.

Kimberly Homesley Beam

Seeking an international teaching position:
  • Elementary School Library/Media
  • Elementary Computer/IT Teacher
  • KG1-KG2 Classroom Teacher
  • Grades 1-2 Classroom Teacher
  • Elementary Learning Support

Blair Alan Beam

Seeking an International teaching position:

  • Art Teacher- Elementary, Middle, High
  • Physical Education Teacher- Elementary, Middle, High
  • Assistant Principal- Elementary

A snapshot of our time at the Universal American School in Dubai 2011-2013

Kim and Blair with UAS Dubai Director, Dr. Gunther Brandt

Gallery of art work from Blair's PYP elementary students...

Gallery of art work from Blair's Middle School students over the years...

Library/ Media/ Technology programs, events and activities during Kim's career