Vacancy Details

8601 - Grade 3-8 Islamic Teacher - August 2021

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 31-Aug-2021
About the Role

We are looking for an outstanding Grade 3-8 Islamic Teacher to join our team at GEMS Dubai American Academy in this academic year 2021-22. 
Islamic Teacher will ensure that each student achieves academic success within the subject of Islamic Studies, develops a lifelong love of learning and becomes a responsible citizen in a global community. This goal will be accomplished through the offering of an enriched Ministry of Education curriculum taught by a highly qualified faculty committed to motivate students and work in partnership with parents.

Key Accountabilities:

 1) To display evidence of superior preparation for classroom instruction:
 - Uses appropriate examples and illustrations to motivate ALL students;
 - Creates and utilizes appropriate materials for instructional purposes;
 - Assesses and adjusts the classroom environment to provide for a variety of learning styles;
 - Provides a variety of information which enriches the curriculum;
 - Draws from a variety of instructional resources to enhance lessons, instruction and content based on DAA standards;
 - Shows written evidence of preparation upon request.

2) To display competence and confidence in using media and technology:
 - Effectively uses computer instruction for both self and students in order to integrate and enhance classroom lessons;
 - Seeks ongoing instructional technology staff development opportunities.

3) Skillful in keeping students on the learning task;

4) Adaptive, flexible and creative in situations that are caused by a variety of individual student needs;

5) Returns assessment results promptly, gives written comments and provides group and individual feedback on all assignments

6) Provides specific evaluative feedback with reinforcement and encouragement.

Qualifications / knowledge required:

1. University degree or equivalent in Islamic Studies taught with teaching emphasis or completion of teacher preparation program.
2. Professional teacher certification.
3. Ability to teach Islamic B - Preferred.
4. Ability to teach Islamic A - Desirable.
4. Teaching experience in Grades 3-8.
5. Knowledge in the use of Digital tools in schools to aid teaching and learning.

1. Skilled teacher with solid commitment to teaching and learning and strong subject knowledge in relevant area. 
2. Excellent communication skills able to build relationships with students and colleagues and contribute to wider school life.
3. Professional commitment to becoming an exceptional teacher.

At least two years' teaching experience in relevant subject area/age group.

About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax-free salary, school tuition fee concession, private medical insurance, and End of Service Gratuity.

GEMS Educators have access to GEMS Rewards which offers a package of benefits for staff such as retail discounts, savings on gym membership, cinema tickets and many other offers.

Our staff 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 educators are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world. 

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

Dubai American Academy (DAA) opened in 1998 is GEMS Education's flagship American school with over 2700 students in grades KG1-12. DAA is a vibrant international community, deeply rooted in a culture of kindness, that creates and empowers leaders and independent thinkers with integrity, character, and drive. The school offers an enriched American curriculum to students of all nationalities culminating in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and/or an American high school diploma. Beyond its rigorous academic program, DAA prepares students to lead successful lives through the exceptional diversity of its community and the extra-curricular and athletic experiences that contribute to the development of the whole person. DAA is the only American school in Dubai that has received an outstanding rating from the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau (DSIB), a distinction the school has since 2011.
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.