Vacancy Details

13754 - Teaching and Learning Coach - September 2023

Location: UAE - Ras Al Khaimah
Closing Date 31-May-2023
About the Role
About Your Benefits

GEMS Westminster School Ras Al Khaimah opened in 2013 and is part of the GEMS Education group, one of the largest private K-12 education providers in the world, where ‘We see genius in every child’.

Teaching and Learning Coach

  • GEMS Westminster School Ras Al Khaimah is committed to providing a first-class education for all students regardless of their starting point. We have high aspirations for all of our students and believe that education is the passport to our children’s futures. We have high expectations and a proven track record of academic excellence.
  • Our vision: to educate and empower our students to be self-directed progressive learners who are confident, compassionate and accomplished global citizens.
  • As a member of the executive leadership team, your primary focus will be raising standard of teaching and learning across the school through collaboration and teamwork, you would promote and model GEMS Code of Conduct & Core Values to promote a culture of lifelong learning and the delivery of an excellent learning programme. In this role, your responsibilities would include but will not be limited to:
  • Lead on the development and quality assurance process of teaching, learning and assessments focusing on pedagogy, standards and progress.
  • Ensure quality of teaching and learning by conducting continuous, supportive lesson observations and providing constructive feedback as required.
  • Use coaching methods to develop reflective practice in others and encouraging the use of new learning strategies.
  • Identify CPD needs and organise/facilitate/deliver CPD on teaching & learning practices, assessments etc.
  • To work closely with the SLT and provide regular role-related updates and reports on progressing against agreed targets and actions.
  • To support Teachers in the development and sharing of outstanding pedagogical practice (including, but not limited to learning delivery, assessment, planning, curriculum, feedback etc).
  • Liaising with the respective Heads of Section to ensure that teaching, learning and assessment performance is an important component of the appraisal of all teachers and that observation outcomes inform appraisal action plans.
  • To implement internal audit and QA processes in those areas identified in the school SDP. This will include carrying out documentation audits, management of the process, feedback on outcomes to relevant SLT.
  • Organisation of visit schedules related to T&L, such as Cluster SVP, MOE, Inspections and reviews.
  • To ensure that all aspects of teaching and learning as identified in the common GEMS/MOE Inspection Framework are continuously developed.
    • Lead on teacher Confirmation process as appropriate
  • Lead on the self-evaluation and school improvement process for the school related to Teaching and Learning.

To be considered for this post you must hold a full time, regular master’s degree and a B.Ed./ PGCE / PGDE or equivalent and have experience in a similar role.

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 Westminster School - Ras Al Khaimah. WSR is a diverse and vibrant community that combines tradition and innovation in teaching and learning, enabling pupils to excel in all aspects of their school life. The school offers the internationally recognised National Curriculum for England, and prepares students to take the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) course and A Level Examinations of the Universities of Cambridge London (UK), Oxford AQA and Pearson Edexcel.

As a community, we place a strong emphasis on relationships between staff, students and parents; the culture and ethos of the school rooted in celebrating our diverse international community.

GEMS Westminster School Ras Al Khaimah is part of the Gems Education group, the largest global education company in the world, ‘We see genius in every child’. GEMS Westminster school opened in September 2013, we are an all through school with over 3000 students from KG1 to Grade 12 (4 to 18 years). GEMS Westminster School Ras Al Khaimah is a happy, stimulating, caring school, where we develop a love of learning and high aspirations.

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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.