Vacancy Details

11901 - Associate Education Recruiter

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 27-Sep-2022
About the Role

Job Description:

The Associate Education Recruiter will be a part of the People and Organisation Department and would be required to form effective partnerships with the HRBP(s), school and cluster senior leaders to implement recruitment plans and ensure GEMS schools all are fully staffed with proficient, qualified teachers. S/he is responsible for the full spectrum of the recruitment plan from advertising vacancies and shortlisting candidates to closing successful hires and ensuring the best possible candidate experience throughout the process.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Consistent implementation of robust recruitment processes and best practices.
  • Lead and deliver on the recruitment of all vacancies as per the recruitment-operating model in assigned schools or clusters and working with challenging KPIs.
  • Screen and interview prospective candidates and would be able to assess their suitability for the role through face to face, online or phone interviews
  • Long list and shortlist applicants to make recommendations to the next stage as per the recruitment operating model (e.g. Principal / Senior Leadership Team).
  • Develop quality relationships with candidates throughout the recruitment process from initial contact, through interview and on boarding processes, ensuring a positive candidate experience at all times
  • Maintain external pipeline of candidates for short/medium/long term opportunities, with a focus on hard to fill roles.
  • Implement teacher recruitment strategies such as identification, promotion and advertising, attendance at conferences and fairs, individual candidate meetings and events, and assessment and recruitment processes under the direction of Education Recruitment Lead.  
  • Keep abreast of developments within the company and globally to map the recruitment needs.
  • Implement employer branding initiatives and marketing campaigns to promote GEMS Education as an employer of choice for teachers globally.
  • Effectively utilise ATS to ensure all candidates are tracked through each stage of the recruitment process.
  • Maintain regular reporting and performance measures against metrics to share when required.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

Expected Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field.

Expected Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of recruitment experience is essential, with some experience of agency recruitment preferred
  • Experience of working in the Education sector is preferred

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work with stakeholders. 
  • Used to working with challenging targets in a KPI driven environment.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, good drafting & conceptualisation skills.
  • A good implementer of major talent acquisition initiatives.
  • Literate in all basic computer and HRMIS skills.
  • Good judgemental skills.
  •  Excellent problem-solving skills.
About Your Benefits
An attractive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate including tax-free salary, medical cover, tuition fee concessions, annual leave, 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 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.