Vacancy Details

13265 - School Doctor

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 03-Apr-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 Dubai Health Authority.


  • Ensure that students and parents adhere to, and are well informed of immunization programs as per DHA 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 DHA.
  • 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:

  • Professional Certificate, Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree, Medicine or equivalent
  • 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 DHA 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 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

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.