Vacancy Details

13315 - Head of Science - September 2023

Business Unit: GEMS FIRSTPOINT SCHOOL - THE VILLA - DUBAI
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 28-Jul-2023
About the Role

We are looking for a committed and dynamic Head of Science to join the department at GEMS First Point School, The Villa from September 2023.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced leader or an outstanding Science teacher looking for the next step in their career, looking to join a global leading company and a world-class international school.

You will be responsible for running a successful Science department and should have previous experience implementing outstanding teaching and learning practice both within the classroom and across a wider department setting.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A certified teaching qualification with exceptional subject knowledge
  • Experience teaching GCSE and A-Level equivalent - Physics/Chemistry/Biology
  • A proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning
  • Significant experience of the National Curriculum for England 

To be considered for this post you must hold a B.Ed. or a Bachelor’s in a relevant subject alongside a PGCE / PGDE or equivalent.

About Your 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

GEMS FirstPoint School (FPS) opened in 2014, it is positioned in the heart of The Villa community in Dubai. It is a Premium British Curriculum School, providing an excellent standard of education for over 1650 students from FS1 to Year 13, with exciting plans to expand further in the coming years.

The school has grown rapidly and continues to be popular with families from across Dubai with over 90 nationalities represented. FPS is housed in state-of-the-art buildings with a separate sports and performing arts centre, swimming pools, theatre, sports hall, dance, drama and music rooms. Our main building contains specialist facilities such as a robotics and electronics lab, food technology kitchen, textiles and design suite, fully equipped Design Technology workshops, science labs and much more. The school prides itself on being inclusive and values-driven, creating a learning environment that promotes innovation and a love of learning.

The curriculum offers a full, broad and balanced range of learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom, with a particular emphasis on digital technology which is taught to all year groups. As part of the vibrant local community, our students have the opportunity to study Arabic, Islamic Studies, Moral Education and UAE Social Studies, while working towards globally recognized A Levels, GCSEs and BTECs in a broad selection of subjects.


http://www.gemsfirstpointschool-dubai.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.