Vacancy Details

5707 - Head of Department - English

Location: UAE - Sharjah
Closing Date 28-Feb-2020
About the Role

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and experienced candidate to join the team as Head of English for the new academic year commencing April 2020.

The ideal candidate must have strong subject knowledge and be well versed with the CBSE curriculum and it's guidelines. 


To be considered for this appointment: You must have 

• A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in senior school. Experience in a similar role will be advantageous.

• 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/ Post 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 Millennium School, Sharjah, is a day-boarding school located in the heart of Sharjah School Zone offering an enriched CBSE curriculum and the widest range of after-school activities spanning the performing arts, arts and crafts, innovation, technology and sports. The school is known for an unmistakable culture of excellence, extraordinary care, and possibilities. The emphasis is on deep, personalized learning at a pace that is tailored to the student, within a vibrant campus that promotes possibilities.

Taught by the finest educators in spacious, well-equipped classrooms and state-of-the-art facilities, the school ensures a climate of innovation and critical thinking in a safe and happy learning environment. Students learn to think critically, collaborate with peers, and use creativity to solve unique challenges as they discover their passion and purpose in school.

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.