Vacancy Details

8204 - Teacher of Design & Technology - September 2021

Business Unit: JUMEIRAH COLLEGE - DUBAI
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 31-May-2021
About the Role

We are currently hiring an experienced Teacher of DT for Jumeirah College, Dubai. This appointment is for September 2021 start.

Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it’s a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programs 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 candidate will work in an exceptional department which is both popular and successful. In 2020 96% of our GCSE candidates achieved 9-4 and 22% 9-7.  A2 results 57% A*-A and 71% A*-B.

The opportunities which Design and Technology present for students is central to the philosophy of the school. As a result, this appointment is crucial to the continued development of Jumeirah College.

The successful applicant will be required to have the following:

  • A B.Ed. or degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent with exceptional subject knowledge.
  • At least 2 years’ experience of the National Curriculum for England. 
  • A mindset which understands all students have the potential for top performance, and the drive and passion to enable them to do so.
  • Experience teaching GCSE and A-Level or equivalent.  We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals. You should have a proven track record of outstanding learning and 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 Teachers 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

Jumeirah College is a GEMS Premium Secondary School which delivers the National Curriculum for England, offering the full range of GCSE and A level courses. The College has been repeatedly judged to be Outstanding in inspections. Although non-selective at admission, our students achieve exceptional exam results which compare to top UK schools. In 2020 73.3% of GCSE results were A*-A, with 97.6% A*-B. At A level 63.3% of all grades were A*/A with 88.2% A*-B. This success enables our students to move on to the very top universities around the world, including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Yale.

Our student body is a dynamic and inclusive international community of over 1,100 students from over 70 nationalities. We take pride in the development of the whole child, recognising the importance of developing cultural and global awareness. We have a thriving enriched curriculum which provides a diverse range of activities, initiatives and charitable endeavours that both engage our student body and embed our philosophy of global awareness and world citizenship. Jumeirah College is currently working towards accreditation of this approach through the High Performance Leaning network.

As one of the leading schools in the Middle East, Jumeirah College is the first choice school for many families. The success of the school has been repeatedly recognised with the school being nominated for a series of awards, including being shortlisted as ‘International School of the Year’ by both the TES and the British International School Awards.

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.