Vacancy Details

12941 - School Doctor

Business Unit: WESGREEN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Location: UAE - Sharjah
Closing Date 13-Jan-2023
About the Role

Job Purpose:

To be responsible for the health, hygiene and wellbeing of students and staff of the school; ensuring the school's complete compliance with regulations and rulings of the Ministry of Health.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that students and parents adhere to, and are well informed of immunization programs as per Ministry of Health guidelines.
  • Monitor the maintenance of cleanliness and hygiene within the school, particularly in areas such as the cafeteria, washrooms and swimming pools.
  • Be available to students and staff to address their immediate medical needs, providing a source of medical advice.
  • Maintain comprehensive medical records of all students as regulated by the Ministry of Health.
  • Manage and guide the school nurses so that they function optimally, in the best interests of the students, staff and school.
  • Keep up to date with current medical practices and regulations, as prescribed by Governmental authorities.

Required Skill Set:

Positive interpersonal and communication skills.  The ability to remain calm in cases of emergency and cope with a degree of pressure at peak times.  A logical and relaxed individual able to interact with a variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures.

Qualifications Required:

  • MD in Pediatrics, with a Ministry of Health license. Current, up-to-date knowledge of worldwide medical and healthcare practices.
  • At least 3 years of experience of working in a similar role in an educational organization.
  • Ability to multi-task and effective organization skills.
  • Valid MOH license 
About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package.
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 Wesgreen International School is a world class British School in the Heart of Sharjah and is recognised amongst the most prestigious British Curriculum international schools in the state. We are a vibrant, welcoming and dynamic school, that provides a world class British education for every student who enters our doors. Our main purpose is to ensure that every single child receives a world class education across all areas of their development. We have an unwavering belief that all students can achieve their full potential. As a British School Overseas (accredited and recognised by the DfE in the UK), we continue to evolve our educational offering to ensure we are equipping all our students with the right mindset and skills set to enable them to thrive in the world of today and tomorrow. Wesgreen students are being prepared to be the leaders of tomorrow.

Wesgreen International School was founded in 1991 and became a member of the GEMS international network of schools in 2017. The school follows the National Curriculum for England (NCfE) and has around 3500 students spread across four separate campuses on one site: Early Years (FS1, FS2, and Year 1); a co-educational Primary (Year 2 to Year 5); a Boys' Secondary School (Year 6 to Year 13), and a similar Secondary Girls' School.

Wesgreen is a world-class academic institution with a long history of high academic Success. The school is a member of the British Schools in the Middle East (BSME), which helps raise educational standards and creates opportunities for staff professional development. The school is also an AoBSO (Association of British Schools Oversea) member, which is a selective association of only the top British International schools from around the world and recognised by the UK department for Education.

Many alumni serve as dedicated members of their alma mater's parent body, while others excel at some of the world's best universities.

In addition, the school inspires excellence and empowers global minds by engaging passionate and qualified international educators in a culturally responsive setting. Many staff and families enjoy longstanding educational partnerships, which is one of the community's many strengths and reason of connection.


To learn more please visit http://www.wesgreeninternationalschool-sharjah.com/

 

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.