Vacancy Details

6360 - Head of Inclusion-September 2020

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 25-Apr-2020
About the Role

We are currently recruiting a Head of Inclusion to join our team from September 2020.

Applicants will be fully qualified teachers with exceptional subject knowledge and experience. 

Key roles and responsibilities will be to:

Oversee the teaching and support of our SEND students across the School.
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.
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, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity.

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

The GEMS Winchester School – Dubai opened in 2011 to address the increasing demand for school places in Dubai and in particular in GEMS schools. Located in the heart of old Dubai in Oud Metha, the school occupies a site of significant historical interest. It was here that over forty years ago GEMS opened its first purpose built school – Our Own English School. When this school relocated to new premises, the Winchester School – Dubai was born and has successfully continued the GEMS legacy of quality education on the newly refurbished site. Offering the National curriculum for England, the school currently provides places from Foundation Stage 2 to Year 12.

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.