Vacancy Details

7009 - Swedish, French and Dutch Teachers for GWA Language Institute

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 12-Oct-2020
About the Role

GWA is looking for passionate teachers for Elementary School for Swedish, Dutch and French Mother Tongue classes. It is a part-time vacancy.  

You will provide Swedish, Dutch and/or French Mother tongue classes to students during their school day and occasionally after-school.

  • Provide quality Swedish/Dutch/French language classes following the expectation for each grade level.
  • Provide detailed lesson plans.
  • Report to the Director of GWA Language Institute.

The ideal candidate will have experience and a passion for teaching children.

You will also need to be well organised, have an appreciation of health & safety in the workplace, along with a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. 

Candidate should be:

  • Native speaker, fluent in spoken and written Dutch/French
  • Available to work between 9:00 and 4:00.
  • Candidates applying for this position must have experience of working in schools or institutes.

About You

You will hold a Teaching, Education, or Swedish/Dutch/French Literature degree/certificate. A minimum of two years’ experience in a teaching and learning environment is required.

You will be knowledgeable about behavior management strategies and will be skilled in promoting good behavior and discipline. 

You will be able to effectively communicate with students, parents, teachers and school leaders. You will be well-organised and willing to develop your skills to acquire further knowledge and to continuously improve in a professional teaching and learning environment.


About Your Benefits
We offer competitive hourly rate depending on experience. You must have a residence visa, which allows you to work in Dubai. We will provide casual teacher's contract and a part time Labour card. 
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.
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.