Vacancy Details

12172 - Lab Assistant

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 22-Oct-2022
About the Role

GEMS Al Barsha National School is seeking an experienced Lab Assistant to join their Science Department immediately. 


  • Organise, prepare and manage all science experiments and practicals under the guidance of the Head of Department
  • The overall maintenance of Design Technology labs and organisation of experiments
  • Maintain and update register of Lab equipment.
  • Maintain and update register of chemicals and other consumables.
  • Prepare Lab experiments and practicals in coordination with the Head of Department and Teachers.
  • Responsible for keeping the labs organised and clean in coordination with the Head of Department and Teachers.
  • Report breakage/damage of equipment to Head of Department.
  • Responsible for safety procedures in the Labs in coordination with other members of the department
  • Prepare annual list of consumables, glassware and equipment in conjunction with Head of Department
  • Ensure Labs are locked when not in use.
  • Ensure the GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed at all times.
  • Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested by direct & dotted reporting line managers / supervisors.
About Your Benefits


  • Degree in Science or related subject 


  • Good interpersonal skills, able to work effectively with staff and students
  • Attention to detail, organised and a team player


  • Minimum of one year’s experience in a  similar position


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 Al Barsha National School Dubai offers an inspirational curriculum based on the National Curriculum for England with Arabic language and UAE culture, heritage and tradition at the heart of everything. The school opened in 2016 and as an all-through educational provision, now caters for over 1,100 children from FS1 to Year 13. FS – Y3 provision is co-educational with Y4-13 boys and girls taught separately.

The school enjoys a prime location making it easily accessible to everything that Dubai has to offer as well as other Emirates. As well as being a fabulous place to work, Dubai is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round. Here in Dubai you will enjoy an excellent lifestyle as well as extensive travel and leisure opportunities around the region and further afield.


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
3. CV

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.