Vacancy Details

10663 - Director of Foundation Stage - September 2022

Business Unit: GEMS FIRSTPOINT SCHOOL - THE VILLA - DUBAI
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 31-May-2022
About the Role

GEMS Firstpoint, The Villa is looking to appoint an outstanding Director of EYFS as a non-class-based member of the schools' leadership team, working alongside the Head of Mini School for FS & Key Stage 1, in the strategic development of the phase. We are open for applications for academic year 2022-2023.

The successful candidate will need to have a proven track record of having a significant impact in their current post. They must have the drive and intent to secure continuous school improvement through creative and innovative approaches to learning and demonstrate the ability to embrace and promote change. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and determined to support the school in continuing its planned improvement and growth.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A certified teaching qualification with exceptional subject knowledge
  • Be a fully qualified teacher with significant leadership experience within a UK curriculum environment. 
  • A proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning

 To be considered for this post you must hold a B.Ed. or a Bachelor’s in a relevant subject alongside a PGCE / PGDE or equivalent.

 

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 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 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 1450 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, GCSEs, ASDAN, BTECs, Industry Standard Qualifications 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.