Vacancy Details

5414 - AV Technician

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 11-Dec-2019
About the Role

Your main responsibilities will include:

To set up, operate, maintain and repair equipment used to enhance live events, such as microphones, video recorders, projectors, lighting and sound mixing equipment. Setup A/V equipment for meetings and various functions around the school. Troubleshooting A/V equipment when there are technical questions or problems related to A/V equipment and identifying appropriate solutions. Serve as on-sight A/V support for events that take place in the academy. Perform preventative maintenance on television, cameras/professional video and audiovisual equipment.  Schedule and documents bi-monthly routine maintenance on all assigned AV systems equipment.

This position reports to the Manager of school operations

About You

A Bachelor's Degree in College Degree  in Computer Science or Audio Visual Technology (or related subject), with a minimum of two years experience in a similar position with hands on experience or as an AV technician is a standard requirement.

Be fluent in English with communication skills and excellent organisational skills with meticulous attention to detail.  Enjoy problem solving, work well under pressure and be able to meet tight deadlines and execute in a timely manner. 

About Your Benefits

All positions are offered excellent remuneration package and benefits, including medical insurance for self and annual return flight tickets.

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 Wellington Academy Al Khail is a Premium National Curriculum for England School, located in the rapidly expanding Dubai Hills development. The Primary section opened in September 2013 and Secondary opened in September 2014. This is an international world class school dedicated to fostering a passion for excellence in learning and in life. Children learn in a vibrant, inclusive and creative learning environment that encourages teamwork, critical thinking, independent inquiry and risk-taking. Our staff are recruited almost exclusively from the UK and are highly skilled and experienced in delivering the National Curriculum. Teaching is significantly enhanced through the use of technology, which is used predominantly by students to create and present new content. Innovation and creativity are actively encouraged and the learning programme is significantly enhanced by a rich and varied extra-curricular programme of over 100 activities, which emphasises our belief that students should be learning from the moment they arrive in school until they leave at the end of the day. We are an internationally minded school with students representing over 80 nationalities and are an accredited member of the Council of British International Schools. We are proud of our inclusive culture: our expectation of all students is that they strive to excel and make significant progress well beyond expectations commensurate to their starting point.
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
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.