Vacancy Details

6247 - Head of Inclusion - September 2020

Location: UAE - Dubai
Business Unit: GEMS WELLINGTON ACADEMY - AL KHAIL
Closing Date 26-Mar-2020
About the Role
We are currently recruiting a Head of Inclusion to join our team from September 2020.

Key roles and responsibilities will be to:

Oversee the teaching and support of our SEND students across the academy.
Lead the Inclusion and ELL teams, including our LSA team.
Monitor, and report upon progress of SEND students.
Liaise with all stakeholders including parents, external therapists and external providers.
Take responsibility for departmental budget.
Manage the Inclusion register and associated documents to ensure accuracy and transparency.
Work with admissions team and senior leaders to ensure all prospective students are accurately assessed prior to entry.


To be considered, you will require a Bachelor’s degree with further SEND/leadership qualification. Ideally this would include SENCO qualification.

The successful candidate will be resilient with excellent written and verbal communication skills. They will have experience of leading a team and effecting change in an educational setting and will have detailed knowledge of SEND and ELL teaching.

About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including:
Competitive tax-free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, free schooling, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity.

GEMS employees also have free access to our loyalty app GEMS rewards www.gemsrewards.com which provides significant savings on day to day life in the UAE. We offer thousands of discounts and 2 for 1 offers on everything from flights, hotels, restaurants and retail outlets, making your salary go further and enhancing the opportunity to save whilst working overseas.
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.
WEK http://www.gemswellingtonacademy-alkhail.com/
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.