Vacancy Details

3471 - KG Supervisor

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 28-Feb-2019
About the Role

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and experienced KG Supervisor who will have passion for Curriculum development, innovation and will take the lead in establishing knowledge and understanding of teaching pedagogy and will ensure academic excellence in internal and external assessments.

Responsibilities include:
• Build teacher capacity through training teachers in International best practice in the Kindergarten.
• Embrace and encourage the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values and GHS vision.
• Support with implementation of all staff related policies, advice on staff needs and views through regular updates.
• Make substitution and arrange for supply teachers, establish a seamless working relationship with teachers in the learning teaching dynamics.
• Arrange timetables and work allocation, arrange optimum use of resources and facilities by staff e.g. GLG, labs, multi-purpose/activity rooms & libraries.
• Manage long/medium/short term academic plans and monitor progress.
• Arrange regular open houses with a focus on developing closer Parental ties.
• Interact on a need basis to address day to day problems and issues raised by the Parental community.
• Conduct regular staff meetings with academic agendas to develop coordination among teachers & grades.
• Ensure the GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed at all times.
• Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical workday, 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.

This exciting opportunity requires the following key competencies, skills, and these will be assessed during the recruitment process:
• Strategic Thinking
• Leading and Developing Others
• Effective Communication
• Problem Solving and Decision Making
• Influence and Negotiation
• Delivering results

To be considered for this appointment: You must have
• A minimum experience of 3 years in a supervisory or leadership role (academics) in UAE would be an advantage.
• A minimum of 6 years in teaching experience which could be a combination covering the Primary school section with a strong EYFS background is preferred.
• Familiarity with the curriculum vis-à-vis the post along with inspection of schools and the latest trends in educational thinking and pedagogy.
• Educational expertise and a proven track record of developing and sustaining very high standards within a caring learning environment.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate goals, empower collaboration, motivate staff, provide direction and set expectations.
• You should have demonstrated a successful track record of student achievement and attainment.
• In addition to a Graduate Degree, you will also need to have an education degree from a recognized university.

About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package.
About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 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 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School
GEMS Heritage Indian School draws from the rich legacy of the reputed “GEMS Our Own Schools” tradition to deliver an environment where intellectual and creative growth is enhanced to full potential, ushering holistic growth. At GEMS Heritage Indian School, we integrate “STEaM” initiatives into the curriculum. This academic best practice is designed to increase collaborative opportunities and rigour, encourage critical thinking, improve student achievement and enhance personal growth through authentic learning opportunities. It is about moulding your child’s skills and abilities to align with the real world, now and in the future.
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
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.