Vacancy Details

4369 - School Nurse

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 28-Dec-2021
About the Role

We are currently recruiting qualified school nurses (x2) who would be responsible for the health, hygiene and well-being of students and staff of the school, in compliance with regulations and rulings of the Ministry of Health.

The main duties and responsibilities would include;

  • Ensuring that students and parents adhere to, and are well informed of immunization programs as per Ministry of Health guidelines.
  • Monitoring the maintenance of cleanliness and hygiene within the school, particularly in areas such as the cafeteria, washrooms and swimming pools. 

  • Being available to students and staff to address their immediate medical needs, providing a source of medical advice. 
  • Maintaining comprehensive medical records of all students as regulated by the Ministry of Health.
  • Establishing procedures for providing first aid in cases of accidents or illness on the school campus or during school functions.
  • Referring accidents or illness appropriately to the school doctor or hospitals, and inform parents and the school Principal.
  • Being present for all student related activities on campus.
  • Keeping up to date with current medical practices and regulations, as prescribed by Governmental authorities.
  • Ensuring the GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed at all times.
  • Initiating effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment.
  • Attending  staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested by direct & dotted reporting line managers / supervisors.

The required qualifications and skills for this role are;

Qualifications / knowledge:

Recognised and approved BSc Nursing or 3 year General Nursing Certificate, preferably with a Ministry of Health license. Current, up-to-date knowledge of worldwide medical and healthcare practices.



Excellent English language skills including reading, writing, speaking and listening. Positive interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to remain calm in cases of emergency and cope with a degree of pressure at peak times. A logical and relaxed individual able to interact with a variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures.



A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a similar position.



We offer a competitive salary, visa, Tuition fee concession, medical insurance, bi-annual airfare allowance, 52 days annual leave and end of service gratuity. 



About Your Benefits


  • We offer a competitive salary, visa, Tuition fee concession, medical insurance, bi-annual airfare allowance, 52 days annual leave and end of service gratuity.  
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 Founders Al Mizhar School (GFM) is a value for money National Curriculum of England School which opened in September 2018 modelled on the highly successful GEMS Founders Dubai School. It educates students from FS1 to Year 11 and will build to a full FS to Year 13 School of 4800 students in subsequent years.

The school has a focus on high academic standards, computational thinking, social and emotional Education as well as inclusivity to allow all students to succeed through a range of academic and vocational pathways.

Alongside well-equipped classrooms, the school has good sports provision, large open plan learning areas to support innovation and creative problem solving including robotics and 3D printing, a drama/dance studio, specialist music rooms, full WiFi coverage, dedicated science labs, art rooms and libraries.

FS students have access to attractive indoor and outdoor learning areas. All classrooms are equipped with large LCD screens to enhance student learning.

The school follows the National Curriculum for England, offering IGCSE, AS and A level courses in the future as well as a range of vocational pathways.

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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.