Vacancy Details

13196 - ELL Language Teacher - September 2023

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 30-Jun-2023
About the Role

At GEMS Wellington Academy, Silicon Oasis we are looking for an experienced English Language Learner Teacher to join us in September 2023.  This is an exciting opportunity for a specialised educator to join our world class school, driven to provide education at an exceptional level.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing English Language Learning Support for students through Primary and Secondary ages.
  • Key supporter of the Teacher in ensuring ELL student progression and development through the provision of extra 1-1 sessions, tailoring curriculum/unit delivery.
  • Recording and reporting progress, areas of concern and achievements about supported students with relevant stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Work closely with various Learning Support teams across the school to promote the schools inclusive practice and continuously improve its ELL students learning capabilities and academic English language standards.
  • Provide training for class teachers and support staff in supporting ELL students across all areas of the curriculum.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 1 years experience as an ELL teacher within a high performing department within a British Curriculum school.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a classroom teacher would be preferable.
  • A certified professional teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, PGCE or equivalent specializing in EAL, ELL or similar .
  • Additional qualification or specialism such as a TEFL/IELTs/CELTA/Cambridge certification is an advantage.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with students, parents and colleagues.
  • Ability to assess student performance, write language plans and set appropriate goals for students to ensure progress.

Please note: 

GEMS Education will be visiting the UK (London and Manchester) in February/March 2023, giving candidates the opportunity to interview in person for the next academic year, September 2023. 

Date and location will be confirmed upon successful invitation to interview - please state your preferred location (London or Manchester) to interview in your covering letter. This will be a closed event and by invitation only. 



About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, school tuition fee concession, private medical insurance, annual airfare to country of residence, and End of Service Gratuity.
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 Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis (WSO) is a distinctive and special place where children feel valued and imagination is very much alive. They encourage the various talents of their students in order to ensure that they all develop a confidence and independence that is recognised by everyone who meets them.
GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS opened in 2011 and is a Premium British School in a prestigious area of Dubai.
GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS provides a progression from the Early Years Foundation Stage through an enriched and developed National Curriculum for England into personalised qualification pathways, incorporating IGCSE, GCSE, IB, A’ Level and BTEC, WSO looks to cultivate a spirit of cooperation, tolerance and mutual respect whilst encouraging individual students to feel that their unique contribution is valued.
Offering world-class facilities, GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis places special emphasis on blended learning and the integration of technology into the curriculum, in keeping with the educational rationale of the Academy and the vision of the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.
As children mature, they are able to scrutinize their academic progress and build a precise picture of each child’s potential; this allows them to reward a child’s hard work over a period of time and brings Early Years Foundation and more senior curricula much closer together, acknowledging that GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis is very much one Academy.
At GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS, the key objective is to equip students for the 21st Century and enable them develop a skill-set to succeed in an uncertain future.


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.