Vacancy Details

12807 - Head of Inclusion - September 2023

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 20-Jan-2023
About the Role
We are delighted to announce the opening of a brand-new UK curriculum school in Dubai for September 2023. The School will be located in Al Waha, Dubai, very close to Sustainable City as well as many other attractive, expat Communities along the Al Qudra Road area. It will follow an established GEMS brand, with unique features at a great fee point.

All teaching and leadership staff will be UK-qualified and experienced international school teachers and leaders. The school will open for learners from FS1 to Year 8 in the founding year, growing subsequently each year to offer a through school curriculum within six years from its opening.

We are recruiting a Head of Inclusion to join the team. The successful candidate will play a key role on the Executive Leadership Team supporting the set up of the Inclusion department from September 2023.

To be considered, applicants should have:
• A Bachelors Degree and a certified teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE or equivalent
• A SEND/leadership qualification, ideally this would include SENCO

Day to day responsibilities will include:
• Leading the inclusion and ELL teams
• Overseeing the teaching and support of our SEND students across the school
• Monitoring and reporting SEND students progress
• Liaising with all stakeholders including, parents, external therapists and external providers
• Managing the inclusion register and associated documents to ensure accuracy and transparency
• Working with admissions team and senior leaders to ensure all prospective students are accurately assessed prior to entry

GEMS Education understands that students learn in different ways. It is our individualism that makes us who we are with a commitment to find the genius in every child. At times, students will require support or challenge to enable them to reach their learning goals.

Working with GEMS offers you a unique opportunity to enhance and progress your career in a global setting. Whether this is your first role in international education or the latest in your successful career overseas, GEMS provides you with a rare opportunity to play a key role in the world’s largest K-12 private school operator.

We also know that when it comes to being a great place to work, it helps to make sure our people feel valued. GEMS prides itself on providing staff with the opportunity to grow and develop within the organisation. You will be able to access and contribute to our world-class Professional Development and Leadership Programmes as well as work with our internationally recognised GEMS advisors who are leading experts in their field.

To apply, please send on an updated copy of your CV, along with a formal letter of application outlining why you believe you have the experience, skills, and attributes to support leading this new ambitious school within GEMS Education network of schools.
About Your Benefits
The successful candidate will receive an excellent remuneration package inclusive of family 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

Working with GEMS Education offers you a unique opportunity to enhance and progress your career in a global setting. Whether this is your first international role or the latest in your successful career overseas, GEMS provides you with the unparalleled chance to be part of the world’s largest education company.

Every day, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS schools globally. Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it is a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programmes and have the opportunity to grow with the company on a global scale. With most of our leaders coming from within the GEMS network of schools, GEMS teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world.


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.