Vacancy Details

8919 - Athletics Educational Assistant - August 2021

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 11-Jul-2021
About the Role

The primary function of this position is to provide assistance to the Athletics Department and support all sports/activities at Dubai American Academy.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance to the Athletics Department to promote all the athletic programs at Dubai American Academy.
  • Meet with the Athletics Director each day to prepare for after school activities and sports.
  • Help coaches in preparation for practices for all sports throughout the year.
  • Help prepare venues for practices and games.
  • Prepare facilities and provide equipment needed for MESAC, EAC, and DISSC competition.
  • Assist with the organization of ES activities most notably with attendance of students.
  • Apply first aid to all players and students when necessary.
  • Purchase materials when needed to support athletics program. 


  Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Interact with community members who come to Dubai American Academy
  • Interact with people in a manner, which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.
  • Ability to form relationships with internal and external parties not limited to; students, coaches, parents, 3rd party providers, visiting schools and the wider community.
  • Understand information and ideas and to be able to communicate clearly and concisely, including, oral, reading and written)
  • DIY Skills
  • Well organized and good time manager
  • Enthusiastic and proven team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, and other school platforms)
  • Be willing to take on responsibility
  • Sense of humor
  • Attested Degree/ College certificates
About Your Benefits

A very attractive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate including tax-free salary, medical cover, tuition fee concessions and end of service benefits.

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.