Vacancy Details

9324 - Head of Drama - Immediate Start

Business Unit: GEMS FIRSTPOINT SCHOOL - THE VILLA - DUBAI
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 05-Oct-2021
About the Role

We are currently looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Drama to join our community driven school. 

The opportunities which Drama present for students is central to the philosophy of the school. As a result, this appointment is crucial to the continued development of GEMS Firstpoint school. 

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 3 years’ experience of the National Curriculum for England. 
  • Experience teaching GCSE, A-Level.  We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals. You should have a proven track record of outstanding learning and teaching. 
  • A mindset which understands all students have the potential for top performance and the drive and passion to enable them to do so.
  • Experience which will enable a contribution to our enriched curriculum programme.
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

GEMS FirstPoint School (FPS) opened in 2014, it is positioned in the heart of The Villa community in Dubai. It is a Premium British Curriculum School, providing an excellent standard of education for over 1500 students from FS1 to Year 13 students, with exciting plans to expand further in the coming years.

The school has grown rapidly and continues to be popular with families from across Dubai with over 90 nationalities represented. FPS is housed in state of the art buildings with separate sports and performing arts centre, swimming pools, theatre, sports hall, dance, drama and music rooms. Our main building contains specialist facilities, such as, a robotics and electronics lab, food technology kitchen, textiles and design suite, science labs and much more. The school prides itself on being inclusive and values-driven, creating a learning environment that promotes innovation and a love of learning.

The curriculum offers a full, broad and balanced range of learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom, with a particular emphasis on digital technology which is taught to all year groups. As part of the vibrant, local community, our students have the opportunity to study Arabic, Islamic Studies, Moral Education and UAE Social Studies, while working towards globally recognised i/GCSEs, BTECs and A-Levels in a broad selection of subjects.


http://www.gemsfirstpointschool-dubai.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.