Vacancy Details

11136 - Social Worker

Location: UAE - Abu Dhabi
Closing Date 25-Jul-2022
About the Role

We are looking for a passionate Social Worker to join our dynamic team at GEMS Winchester School, Abu Dhabi  from September 2022 .The successful candidate will be an experienced Social Worker  who is excited to join our world class school that is driven to support education at an exceptional level.

Qualification required: Bachelor's degree in Psychology/Social Work ( full time course ) or equivalent .Preference given to Master's degree in  Psychology/Social Work .

Experience required: Not less than 2 years of experience as Social worker is mandatory. Preference given to candidate's with experience in similar role at schools in UAE.

Skills Required:

  1. Resilient and agile decision making skills
  2. Team Player
  3. Excellent Communication Skills 
  4. Positive attitude 
  5. Superior Interpersonal skills -patience, tolerance, empathy and enthusiasm to interact with staff and students 
About Your Benefits
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 Winchester School, Abu Dhabi (WSA) is not just a school but a Family consisting of all stakeholders – students, staff and parents. Everyone who joins WSA must be prepared to add to the richness of our WSA Family, where together we nurture, coach, mentor, develop and grow.

Currently educating young people from FS2 – Y9, WSA is an over-subscribed city based school, with plans to extend into KS4 and KS5 when the time is right. Our inclusive community consists of 60+ nationalities, ensuring that we are a truly Global Family, delivering a World-Class Education (based on the National Curriculum for England).


UNITY - Our diverse WSA Community ardently stands for equity and inclusivity; we invest in family and friendships, seeing similarities over differences. We are Global Citizens.

TRANSFORMATION – Driven by being the ‘Best version of yourself’; we invest in personal growth and the growth of others.

ENVISIONING – We take action; we invest time and energy into leadership, at all levels; innovation and creativity.

COMMUNICATION – We listen and we learn; we invest in connectedness, transparency and accountability.

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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

In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

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.