Vacancy Details

12270 - Physical Education Teacher

Location: UAE - Abu Dhabi
Closing Date 31-Oct-2022
About the Role

We are looking for qualified and experienced Physical Education Teacher to join us immediately ( 2 positions male & female).  If you are excited to join one of our world-class schools and are driven to provide education at an exceptional level this may be the ideal role for you. At GEMS World Academy Abu Dhabi, teachers enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students. 

 The ideal applicant will have:

  • A certified teaching qualification, such as Bachelors in Physical Education, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of solid and demonstrable PE teaching experience, ideally in an IB & British Curriculum School
  • The personality and educational philosophy to drive further, the education agenda at this flagship GEMS school with an international student body
  • A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom.
  • Specialisms of Cricket, Swimming, Athletics, Dance, Gymnastics, Netball and Football would be advantageous. 

If you meet minimum requirement stated above and are motivated to apply for the role, please ensure you clearly indicate what year groups you are qualified to teach and have taught till date.  Additionally please ensure your application states your earliest availability.

As well as being a great place to work, Abu Dhabi is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round.  Teachers in Abu Dhabi enjoy an excellent lifestyle as well as extensive travel and leisure opportunities around the region and further afield.

Please note: Interviews and hiring of shortlisted candidates may occur prior to the advertised closing date.

About Your Benefits
An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including competitive tax free salary, furnished accommodation, medical insurance, visa costs, joining allowance, annual flight allowance and tuition fee concession.
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 World Academy Abu Dhabi is a dynamic, diverse, and inclusive community that captivates hearts and minds, challenges and empowers learners, fosters collaboration and unity, and inspires authentic local and global action. We are committed to creating a Culture of Dignity whereby all members feel safe, valued and included - a place where they belong. We actively foster a climate that encourages all members of the WAA learning community to express openness, care, empathy, agency and opportunity. We nurture, we challenge and we inspire. With a passionate team of dedicated educators, we draw experience and expertise from across the globe. We are so much more than the traditional concept of a school. We are a proud and supportive learning community with mutual respect and tolerance at our core. As well as being a thoroughly international family, we recognize and respect the importance of our host country’s language and culture, and actively promote these at all times. Offering the International Baccalaureate Organization’s (IBO) Primary Years Programme from KG – Grade 5, our students learn at an early age what it means to belong to a multicultural, diverse and inter-connected world. In September 2022, we will be expanding our provision to include Grades 6-8, commencing our journey to MYP authorization. Learners at GEMS World Academy Abu Dhabi develop intercultural understanding, social and environmental stewardship as well high levels of personal and collective achievement.

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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.