Vacancy Details

8371 - Head of Department English - Secondary

Business Unit: THE WINCHESTER SCHOOL - JEBEL ALI
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 31-Jul-2021
About the Role

We are looking for a committed and dynamic Head of Department to join the English (Secondary) Department at The Winchester School, Jebel Ali from September 2021.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced leader or an experienced English teacher looking for the next step in their career. You should be somebody who is looking to join a global leading company and a world-class international school.

You will be responsible for running a successful department and should have previous experience implementing outstanding teaching and learning practice both within the classroom and across a wider department setting.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A certified teaching qualification with exceptional subject knowledge
  • Experience teaching GCSE and A-Level or equivalent
  • A proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning
  • Significant experience of the National Curriculum for England 

 To be considered for this post you must hold a B.Ed. or a Bachelor’s in a relevant subject alongside a PGCE / PGDE or equivalent.

The successful applicant will possess the willingness to commit to Extra Curricular activities.

About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package.
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

As one of Dubai’s preferred schools, our school has been teaching the National Curriculum for England (NCFE) FS1 to Year 13 to students from across the world since November, 2003 and we continue to be a preferred educator because of our prime location, excellent facilities and our reputation for providing a high-standard of education at an affordable price.

As a GEMS Education school, our foundation of learning is based on GEMS’ four core concepts of:

  • Always Learning
  • Excellence
  • One Team
  • Care

These foundational concepts enrich our curriculum and provide our students with an approach to learning that goes beyond basic memorisation of facts, by teaching our students how to be educated human beings who are knowledgeable in life and how to apply knowledge in the real world. We are the school where ‘Every Child Matters’.

The Winchester School, Jebel Ali is thrilled to have earned once again a VERY GOOD rating from KHDA with 91% of our judgements rated as very good or outstanding of which 53% are rated as outstanding. Please take some time to read through the DSIB report below. This honor is a tribute to the amazing students that we serve and the dedicated professionals and administrative team at WIN that are supported by an exceptional parent body. We are committed to ongoing growth and development to realize the genius in every child!


http://www.thewinchesterschool.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.