Vacancy Details

12826 - Government Relations Executive

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 23-Dec-2022
About the Role

GEMS Al Barsha National School is seeking a Goverment Relations Executive with immediate effect. 


To obtain approvals from Educational Authorities/ Regulators for staff and students and to provide the school with efficient, prompt, updated, dependable and accurate information relating to Educational Authorities’/Regulators’ regulations and procedures.

About Your Benefits

Follow the required procedures, within the defined timelines, to ensure that students are registered /transferred according to Educational Authorities requirements; and follow up the teaching licenses,appointment letters, school academic licenses & all related issues.

Educational License

  • Always have updated information about Educational License requirements and procedures.
  • Arrange and collate documents for Educational License.
  • Apply for School Educational License well in advance with the specific Educational Authorit

Student Registrations 

  • Should always have updated information about student registration procedures and required documents.
  • Plan and organise student registrations, coordinate with parents regarding required documents.
  • Should be able to register all the school students with the Education Authorities within agreed timelines.
  • Ensure the submission of the end of year results, students’ promotion & transfer within an agreed time frame.

Teacher Licenses

  •  Update School HR and Principal regarding the documents required and process to achieve ‘Teacher Approvals’ from Education Authorities.
  • Plan new teacher approvals well ahead of time so, that all the documentation is submitted the authorities for the approval.
  • Once the Teaching License is approved, forward the same to GRC immediately to process visa/ labour card

Education Authorities

  • Keep up to date within Ministry/ Authority regulations and procedures and update the MSO/ Principal/
  • Manager GR about changes in policy and compliance if any.
  • Establish effective communication and develop relations with Education Authorities, Government
  • ministries and offices.
  • Apply for student school trips/ annual diary etc. with authorities to obtain approvals well in advance
  • (Agreed timelines).
  • Translate promptly all rules, regulations and circulars in English for the school management.

School Parent Contract (Only for Dubai Schools)

  • Apply for the fee structure approval and contract approval with Education Authorities.
  • Ensure the efficiency of sending information & invitations to the parents to sign the contract in
  • conjunction with the school management.
  • All the contracts to be signed within an agreed deadline

General Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update records regulating & maintaining trackers to show progress.
  • Prepare letters for Government authorities as and when required.
  • Embrace and encourage the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values.
  • In association with ICT support, compile and generate Ministry required student records (manual or online records).
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested by direct and dotted reporting line managers/ super
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.