Vacancy Details

4829 - Kindergarten Supervisor

Location: UAE - Sharjah
Closing Date 25-Sep-2019
About the Role

We are currently hiring an experienced KG Supervisor for GEMS Our Own English High School – Sharjah (OOB). This appointment will be made with sufficient notice to the current school.


• 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 the school 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 will have the following skills and experience:
• A minimum of 6 years in teaching experience in the KG school section with leadership responsibilities (academics) 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. (Kindly note candidates will be shortlisted based on the qualification criteria set by the MOE).

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
Founded on principles and values that are the basis of the GEMS Schools, Our Own English School - Sharjah (Boys Branch) address the curriculum in a manner that is relevant and developmentally appropriate where learning skills, problem solving, communication and critical thinking are of paramount importance. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. We strive to focus our energies on guiding students to become well rounded academically by maintaining a close eye on their emotional, social and physical needs and are committed to partnering parents in raising the next generation of leaders.
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.