Vacancy Details

11158 - School Doctor

Location: UAE - Sharjah
Closing Date 19-Jun-2022
About the Role

We are looking to appoint an experienced School Doctor with an immediate start.

Job Purpose:

To be responsible for the health, hygiene and wellbeing of students and staff of the school; ensuring the school's complete compliance with regulations and rulings of the Ministry of Health.


  • Ensure that students and parents adhere to, and are well informed of immunization programs as per Ministry of Health guidelines.
  • Monitor the maintenance of cleanliness and hygiene within the school, particularly in areas such as the cafeteria, washrooms and swimming pools.
  • Be available to students and staff to address their immediate medical needs, providing a source of medical advice.
  • Maintain comprehensive medical records of all students as regulated by the Ministry of Health.
  • Manage and guide the school nurses so that they function optimally, in the best interests of the students, staff and school.
  • Keep up to date with current medical practices and regulations, as prescribed by Governmental authorities.

Required Skill Set:

Positive interpersonal and communication skills.  The ability to remain calm in cases of emergency and cope with a degree of pressure at peak times.  A logical and relaxed individual able to interact with a variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures.

Qualifications Required:

  • MD in Pediatrics, with a Ministry of Health license. Current, up-to-date knowledge of worldwide medical and healthcare practices.
  • At least 3 years of experience of working in a similar role in an educational organization.
  • Ability to multi-task and effective organization skills.
  • Valid MOH license 


About Your Benefits

An attractive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate.

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 Millennium School, Sharjah, is a day-boarding school located in the heart of Sharjah School Zone offering an enriched CBSE curriculum since 2010 and the widest range of after-school activities spanning the performing arts, arts and crafts, innovation, technology and sports. The school is known for an unmistakable culture of excellence, extraordinary care, and possibilities. The emphasis is on deep, personalized learning at a pace that is tailored to the student, within a vibrant campus that promotes possibilities. Taught by the finest educators in spacious, well-equipped classrooms and state-of-the-art facilities, the school ensures a climate of innovation and critical thinking in a safe and happy learning environment. Students learn to think critically, collaborate with peers, and use creativity to solve unique challenges as they discover their passion and purpose in school.

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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
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.