Vacancy Details

9379 - IB MYP English Teacher - Immediate Placement

Business Unit: GEMS WORLD ACADEMY - DUBAI
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 31-Oct-2021
About the Role

GEMS World Academy-Dubai develops inquiring, reflective and caring learners who, through the rigor of the IB programs, have the knowledge, skills and character to take action and create a better, more peaceful world. Supported by highly qualified staff in world-class facilities, our diverse international community is encouraged to develop intercultural understanding and respect. Our aim is to be a world-class IB school that maximizes every student’s learning and character to enable them to choose their own successful path and positively contribute to the local and global society.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, highly-motivated and well-qualified MYP English Teacher to join our Secondary Team with immediate start. The ideal candidate will be passionate for the job with an ability to reach out to students and create a relationship of mutual trust. They will know how to organize a class and make learning an easy and meaningful process.

The goal is to help cultivate the students’ interest in education and be their dedicated ally in the entire process of learning and development.

Responsibilities:

  • Present lessons in a comprehensive manner and use visual/audio means to facilitate learning.
  • Provide individualized instruction to each student by promoting interactive learning.
  • Create and distribute educational content (notes, summaries, assignments etc.).
  • Assess and record students’ progress and provide grades and feedback.
  • Maintain a tidy and orderly classroom.
  • Collaborate with other teachers, parents and stakeholders and participate in regular meetings.
  • Plan and execute educational in-class and outdoor activities and events.
  • Observe and understand students’ behavior and psyche and report suspicions of neglect, abuse etc.
  • Develop and enrich professional skills and knowledge by attending seminars, conferences etc.

The successful applicant should have the following:

  • A certified teaching qualification such as PGCE, PGDE or B.Ed. or equivalent.
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in the English Language.
  • 2-4 years of full time English teaching experience in Primary Years.
  • Immediate availability.
  • Experience teaching PYP English at an IB curriculum school is preferred.
  • Professional commitment to becoming an “Outstanding” Teacher.  
  • An excellent team player within the department and across phases.
  • Very strong IT and interpersonal communication skills to work closely with students and parents. 

 

About Your Benefits

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including competitive tax free salary, furnished accommodation or house rent allowance, medical and life insurance, working permit and residence visa, relocation allowance, annual flight allowance, tuition fee concession and other benefits in line with the UAE Labour Law.

 

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

The International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes are at the heart of GEMS World Academy and are internationally renowned as rigorous and challenging courses in which students develop rapidly both personally and academically. The IB Programme is widely considered the gold standard of education, and GEMS World Academy is looking for talented and innovative individuals to join our highly successful team of over 130 teachers, 80 teaching assistants and 40 administrative and support staff and to contribute to the already successful outcomes for our community.

GEMS World Academy-Dubai (GWA) is a private, co-educational IB World School for PreK to Grade 12 students. Established in 2008 as a member of GEMS Education, the Academy is authorised to deliver the PYP, MYP, DP and CP programmes, and is also accredited by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). We serve a multi-ethnic community in the heart of Dubai. Our ethos is grounded in the IB Learner Profile; we encourage intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit, and foster a real sense of communal endeavour. The Academy has gained national and international recognition for its work to improve outcomes for students, as well as its aspirational and inclusive vision. As a member of the GWA community you will have the opportunity to shape the future of the Academy whilst working alongside an exceptionally talented group of teachers and leaders.

For further details about GEMS World Academy, Dubai please visit: https://www.gemsworldacademy-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.