Vacancy Details

12810 - Head of Arabic - September 2023

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 09-Feb-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.

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 Arabic to join the team. The successful candidate will play a key role on the Leadership Team supporting the set up of the Arabic department from September 2023.

The Head of Arabic will lead, manage, and be accountable for Arabic studies within the school.

Applicants should have the following:
• Bachelor degree in Arabic as a language and Bachelor in Education or equivalent .(Distance or open university degrees are not accepted) All certificates should be duly attested.
• A mindset which understands all students have the potential for top performance, and the drive and passion to enable them to do so.
• Experience which will enable a contribution to our enriched curriculum programme.
What we offer:
• Students that are enthusiastic and keen to learn in a positive environment.
• Opportunity to work within a team of supportive and creative colleagues.
• Excellent professional development and guidance.
• A school committed to doing the best for each and every one of its students.

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.