Vacancy Details

10451 - Middle School Robotics/Innovation Activator - August 2022

Business Unit: GEMS DUBAI AMERICAN ACADEMY
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 16-Mar-2022
About the Role

We are looking for qualified and experienced Middle School Robotics/Innovation Activator who is excited to join our world class school and is driven to provide education at an exceptional level. GEMS teachers enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students. The Middle School at Dubai American Academy is a fast-paced and large learning environment. Our vision is for student learning to be inquiry-based, transdisciplinary, meaningful and authentic. As a division we value the co-creation of our learning and systems and we strive to develop a learning eco-system amongst all educational stakeholders.

The role would include 1/2 Robotics teaching load for Grade 7-8 and 1/2 coaching role to support the use of technology and innovation across all departments in the Middle School.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A certified professional teaching qualification at degree level, such a B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent in Computer Science 
  • Extensive experience using various online ICT/CS teaching software
  • Expertise in teaching within a hybrid/blended student learning setting
  • International experience is preferable but not essential
  • The experience, personality and educational philosophy to drive further, the education agenda at this flagship GEMS school with an international student body
  • The desire to provide outstanding teaching, learning and coaching
  • Aspiration to work in a world class school with real prospects for enhancing their career

Candidates who meet minimum requirements are welcome to apply.  Please ensure to mention in your cover letter if you will be traveling with a teaching partner and what subject they are qualified to teach.

About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, tuition fee concession, private medical insurance, annual airfare to country of residence, and End of Service Gratuity.

About GEMS

Trusted for over 60 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 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

About the School

GEMS Dubai American Academy (DAA) is GEMS Education's flagship American school. Offering both an enriched American Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Diploma to students from around the world, DAA prepares its students for success in the world's most prestigious universities and colleges.

DAA is the only American curriculum school in Dubai to receive the KHDA rating of Outstanding, and has received this rating since 2011.

With over 20 years of history and academic excellence, DAA is one of the most sought after American schools in Dubai. The school's outstanding heritage is coupled with its future-fluent program which embeds creative design, cutting-edge robotics and digital fluencies at its core. Through teaching, learning and innovation, students develop a mastery of multiple literacies and fluencies to support genuine world-class learning, personal growth and future readiness. DAA offers a diverse range of extra-curricular, athletic, and leadership opportunities to enrich the holistic development of each student.

Our staff teaches and inspires excellence in academics and life-long learning skills by continually reviewing and building an enriched American curriculum, promoting student achievement, encouraging integrity and nurturing a desire to learn.


To learn more please visit http://www.gemsaa-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.