Vacancy Details

7956 - Head of KS4 - September 2021

Business Unit: GEMS FOUNDERS AL MIZHAR SCHOOL
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 25-May-2021
About the Role

We are currently looking for an experienced middle leader to take up the post of Head of KS4 at GEMS Founders Al Mizhar School, Dubai. This appointment is for a September 2021 start. 

As a Middle Leader and a member of the Extended Leadership Team, you will lead, manage, and be accountable for tracking progress,  curriculum planning, supporting the Behaviour for Learning Policy and liaising with parents.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Promoting and ensuring student development, progress and well being 
  • Leading teaching and learning and managing policy within the context of the Year group
  • Leading and managing people and teams
  • Managing resources
  • Promoting and representing the Key Stage

Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it’s a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programmes and have the opportunity to grow with the company on a global scale. With most of our leaders coming from within the GEMS network of schools, GEMS teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world as we expand into more and more countries.

As well as being a great place to work; Dubai is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round. Teachers in Dubai enjoy an exciting lifestyle, with opportunities for new and exciting leisure activities and travel across the region and further afield!

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • A Bachelors Degree and a certified teaching qualification such as BEd/PGCE/PGDE or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience teaching the National Curriculum for England, core subject preferred but not essential
  • A personal track record of outstanding teaching and learning

If you meet the above criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students then we would would very much welcome your application.

About Your Benefits
An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including competitive tax free salary, furnished accommodation, medical and life insurance, working permit and residence visa, joining allowance, annual flight allowance, tuition fee concession and other benefits in line with the UAE Labour Law.
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 Founders Al Mizhar School (GFM) is a value for money National Curriculum of England School which opened in September 2018 modelled on the highly successful GEMS Founders Dubai School. It educates students from FS1 to Year 10 and will build to a full FS to Year 13 School of 4800 students in subsequent years.

The school has a focus on high academic standards, computational thinking, social and emotional Education as well as inclusivity to allow all students to succeed through a range of academic and vocational pathways.

Alongside well-equipped classrooms, the school has good sports provision, large open plan learning areas to support innovation and creative problem solving including robotics and 3D printing, a drama/dance studio, specialist music rooms, full WiFi coverage, dedicated science labs, art rooms and libraries.

FS students have access to attractive indoor and outdoor learning areas. All classrooms are equipped with large LCD screens to enhance student learning.

The school follows the National Curriculum for England, offering IGCSE, AS and A level courses in the future as well as a range of vocational pathways.

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.