Vacancy Details

5962 - Assistant ICT Engineer

Location: UAE - Dubai
Business Unit: GEMS WORLD ACADEMY - DUBAI
Closing Date 27-Feb-2020
About the Role

GEMS World Academy-Dubai develops inquiring, reflective and caring learners who, through the rigor of the IB programs, have the knowledge, skills and character to take action and create a better, more peaceful world. Supported by highly qualified staff in world-class facilities, our diverse international community is encouraged to develop intercultural understanding and respect. Our aim is to be a world-class IB school that maximizes every student’s learning and character to enable them to choose their own successful path and positively contribute to the local and global society.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, highly-motivated and well-qualified Assistant ICT Engineer to join our team as soon as possible.

The successful applicant should have the following:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of full time experience in a similar role with hands on experience in maintaining ICT Infrastructure. Preferences would be given to those who already have experience working in a School environment.  
  • You will have experience working with a great variety of hardware such as servers, switches, wireless access points, routers, firewalls, PC/Laptop/tablets, whiteboards, video conferencing, etc.
  • An excellent team player within the department and across phases.
  • You will have very strong communication and organizational skills.  With meticulous attention to detail, you will enjoy problem solving, will work well under pressure and be able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Advanced command of English language is a must.

Performance Responsibilities

You will be responsible for providing IT support to all administrative and educational staff. You will ensure best practices for the use of systems, applications, the Intranet portal and the Internet.

Your main responsibilities will include installing, configuring, maintaining and administrating hardware, software and infrastructure equipment in all areas of the school such as offices, classrooms and labs.  You will troubleshoot any problems arising from the IT equipment and respond to emergency calls around the school environment. 

You will be responsible for following company procedures for back-ups, security or restoration of all IT equipment and software. You will maintain a record of the licenses, hardware and passwords. You will also collaborate and interact with IT staff within the School Support Centre and in other GEMS schools where appropriate.

 

About Your Benefits

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including competitive tax free salary, house rent allowance, medical and life insurance, working permit and residence visa, annual flight allowance, tuition fee concession and other benefits in line with the UAE Labour Law.

Please note: Interviews and hiring of shortlisted candidates may occur prior to the advertised closing date. 

 

 

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 World Academy-Dubai (GWA) is a private, co-educational IB World school for PreK to Grade 12 students. Established in 2008 as a member of GEMS Education, the school is authorized to deliver the PYP, MYP, DP and CP programmes and is also accredited by the Council of International Schools and is being accredited by NEASC. The total student enrolment is 1600 students with faculty strength of 170 teachers, 82 teaching assistants and 40 administration and support staff.

  • The internationally recognized gold standard of pre-university education is the DNA of GWA.
  • GWA has the continuum of all four IB programmes. IB is considered the best performing curriculum as per PISA & TIMSS benchmarking. The IB Learner profile prepares students for a more effective transition into world-class universities.
  • Strong IB World averages (and continually improving) providing access to the world’s best universities.
  • A school that is recognized by KHDA (Very Good) as an environment where innovation and improvement are fostered.
  • With over 92 nationalities and part of the global World Academy network with Schools in Chicago, Switzerland, and Singapore, GEMS World Academy – Dubai is geared towards developing global citizens.
  • Our students have the opportunity to move from the macro environment of space to the microscopic environment of cells and atoms in our Digital Planetarium and the ability to create audio and video content in the purpose-built recording studios and green-screen room.
  • With over 150 After School Activities, over 45 Week Without Walls options around the world, sports opportunities for all, student leadership, individualised learning (RTI) GWA provides a truly holistic education.
  • A strong 10 year legacy of a warm caring community.

For an insight into GWA Dubai please see this video It Feels Like Home - That’s The Difference

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.