Vacancy Details

11304 - Educational Assistant - Athletics - August 2022

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 21-Jun-2022
About the Role

We are currently looking for an experienced and exceptional Athletics Educational (Teaching) Assistant to join our team in August 2022.

The primary function of this position is to provide assistance to the Athletics Department and support all sports/activities at Dubai American Academy.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance to the Athletics Department to promote all the athletic programs at Dubai American Academy.
  • Meet with the Athletics Director each day to prepare for after school activities and sports.
  • Help coaches in preparation for practices for all sports throughout the year.
  • Help prepare venues for practices and games.
  • Prepare facilities and provide equipment needed for MESAC, EAC, and DISSC competition.
  • Assist with the organization of ES activities most notably with attendance of students.
  • Apply first aid to all players and students when necessary.
  • Purchase materials when needed to support athletics program. 


  Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Interact with community members who come to Dubai American Academy
  • Interact with people in a manner, which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.
  • Ability to form relationships with internal and external parties not limited to; students, coaches, parents, 3rd party providers, visiting schools and the wider community.
  • Understand information and ideas and to be able to communicate clearly and concisely, including, oral, reading and written)
  • DIY Skills
  • Well organized and good time manager
  • Enthusiastic and proven team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, and other school platforms)
  • Be willing to take on responsibility
  • Sense of humor
  • Attested Degree/ College certificates
About Your Benefits

Attractive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate including tax-free salary, medical cover, tuition fee concessions and end of service 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 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.

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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.