Vacancy Details

2719 - Supervisor of School Facilities

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 15-Aug-2022
About the Role


GEMS FirstPoint School is looking for an Immediate hire of an outstanding and highly motivated School Facilities Supervisor to join our School Operations team. The post holder will provide operational support to the School Operations Manager and to the School Facilities Manager in efficient management of the school facilities. The scope of work includes support of the Operations Department in implementing staff related policies, efficient task allocation to the support staff and follow through on assignments. You will be expected to perform other duties as requested by the line manager and to initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day where tasks require additional commitment.

About Your Benefits
  • To provide specific operational support to the school to assist in the efficient management of school maintenance of facilities
  • Support the Facilities and Operations department in implementing staff related policies
  • Establish a good working relationship with support staff to ensure efficient task allocation and follow through on assignments.
  • Conduct regular, effective and purposeful support staff observations, with focused feedback to supervisors
  • Support staff in developing assessment practices to drive high standards of development and productivity.
  • Ensure the GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed at all times.
  • Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested by direct & dotted reporting line managers / supervisors.
  • Embrace and encourage the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values.


About GEMS

Trusted for over 60 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

About the School

GEMS FirstPoint School (FPS) opened in 2014, it is positioned in the heart of The Villa community in Dubai. It is a Premium British Curriculum School, providing an excellent standard of education for over 1450 students from FS1 to Year 13 students, with exciting plans to expand further in the coming years.

The school has grown rapidly and continues to be popular with families from across Dubai with over 90 nationalities represented. FPS is housed in state of the art buildings with separate sports and performing arts centre, swimming pools, theatre, sports hall, dance, drama and music rooms. Our main building contains specialist facilities, such as, a robotics and electronics lab, food technology kitchen, textiles and design suite, science labs and much more. The school prides itself on being inclusive and values-driven, creating a learning environment that promotes innovation and a love of learning.

The curriculum offers a full, broad and balanced range of learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom, with a particular emphasis on digital technology which is taught to all year groups. As part of the vibrant, local community, our students have the opportunity to study Arabic, Islamic Studies, Moral Education and UAE Social Studies, while working towards globally recognised i/GCSEs, GCSEs, ASDAN, BTECs, Industry Standard Qualifications and A-Levels in a broad selection of subjects.
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
3. CV
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.