We are currently seeking to employ an experienced Teacher of Science for Jumeirah College, Dubai. This appointment is for September 2023 start.
Jumeirah College is a GEMS Premium Secondary School which delivers the National Curriculum for England, offering the full range of GCSE and A level courses. Our student body is a dynamic international community of over 1,100 students from over 59 nationalities. We take pride in the development of the whole child, recognising the importance of developing cultural and global awareness. We have a thriving enriched curriculum which provides a diverse range of activities, initiatives and charitable endeavours that both engage our student body and embed our philosophy of global awareness and world citizenship. For more information please see our website.
College vision: Our vision is to create a vibrant learning community that nurtures happy, confident and accomplished students who, through a commitment to academic and personal excellence, progress beyond limits.
The College has been repeatedly judged to be Outstanding in inspections. Although non-selective at admission, our students achieve exceptional exam results which compare to top UK schools. In 2022 99% of GCSE results were 9-4 out of which 55% 9, and at A level over 55% of all grades were A*/A with over 86% A*/B. We have been consistently ranked in the top percentile for value-added by ALPS at both A Level and GCSE. We are currently ranked in the Spears Index in the top 100 schools in the world, and the top 10 schools in the Middle East. This success enables our students to move on to the very top universities around the world, including Cambridge, UCL, Stanford, Monash and Toronto.
As one of the leading schools in the Middle East, Jumeirah College is the first-choice school for many families. The school is a member of BSME and COBIS. The success of the school has been repeatedly recognised with Jumeirah College being nominated for a series of awards, including being shortlisted as ‘International School of the Year’ by the TES.
Jumeirah College is an inclusive school.
The Post: Teacher of Science – (Maternity Cover – One Year Contract)
We are looking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Science.
The successful candidate will be working in an exceptional department which is both extremely popular and successful. Despite the non-selective nature of the school in 2022 100% of GCSE Level Biologists gained 9-4 out of which over 77% gained 9-8. In GCSE Chemistry 100% of students gained 9-4, out of which over 82% gained 9-8. In GCSE Physics 100% gained 9-4, out of which over 90% gained 9-8. 85% of A Level Biologists gained A*/B out of which 54% gained A*/A this gave the department a 1 in ALPS. In A Level Chemistry 85% of students gained A*/B, out of which 52% gained A*/A. In A Level Physics 84% gained A*/B, out of which 61% gained A*/A. The department has 11 purpose-built laboratory spaces, and phase 1 of a two-part upgrade to the facilities has just been completed.
The successful applicant will be required to have the following:
- A B.Ed. or degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent with exceptional subject knowledge.
- At least 2 years’ experience of the National Curriculum for England.
- We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals. You should have a proven track record of outstanding learning and teaching.
- A mindset which understands all students have the potential for top performance, and the drive and passion to enable them to do so.
- Experience which will enable a contribution to our enriched curriculum programme.
If you meet these criteria we would very much welcome your application.
We offer an excellent remuneration package including competitive tax-free salary, furnished accommodation, medical insurance, visa costs, baggage allowance, annual flight allowance and free school places for up to two dependants.
To apply for the above role, kindly apply via the online application site. In addition, please email your CV to Brenda Farrell, HR at email@example.com. The subject of all applications must include the job title and the job reference number. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2023
Jumeirah College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. A UK enhanced DBS or equivalent police check is a pre-requisite for all appointments.