Vacancy Details

15167 - Primary Teachers - September 2024

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 19-Oct-2023
About the Role

We are looking for 'Outstanding' Primary Teachers to join our established team at GEMS Jumeirah Primary School, Dubai, for the academic year 2023 - 2024. 


This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly effective teacher to make the exciting move to a leading international school, or for those already overseas and with ambition to be part of a truly 'Outstanding' school community. 


At Jumeirah Primary School we aim to work together to create a nurturing environment that enables our children to discover their potential and possibilities. We want them to become fulfilled and rounded adults who will make a positive contribution to the world in which they are growing up. We allow our children the freedom to work in a variety of contexts and settings when meeting new challenges, allowing them the chance to discover and create. Gifts and talents are celebrated and fully explored. 


Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it’s a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programmes and have the opportunity to grow with the company on a global scale. With most of our leaders coming from within the GEMS network of schools, GEMS teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities around the world as we continue our expansion around the world. 


The successful candidate will have: 

  • BEd or Bachelors degree with PGCE / PGDE or equivalent 
  • Proven experience of teaching primary level - KS1/KS2 
  • The ability to share your outstanding practice 
  • A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom 
  • Excellent IT and interpersonal communication skills to work closely with students and parents 
  • A proven track record of providing outstanding teaching and learning 
  • An aspiration to work in a world-class school with real prospects for enhancing their career 


Please note:  

If you are keen to be potentially considered for roles within our schools beginning in September 2024, we are very interested in organising a call with you. GEMS Education will be visiting the UK (London and Manchester) in October 2023, giving candidates the opportunity to interview in person for the next academic year, September 2024.  


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:
Competitive tax-free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, free schooling, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence and end of Service Gratuity.

GEMS Teachers also have free access to our loyalty app GEMS rewards which provides significant savings on day-to-day life in the UAE. We offer thousands of discounts and 2 for 1 offers on everything from flights, hotels, restaurants and retail outlets, making your salary go further and enhancing the opportunity to save whilst working overseas.

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 Jumeirah Primary School is one of the most established and highly sought-after schools in Dubai. It has been consistently ‘Outstanding’ since 2010, thus securing its place amongst the top five schools in Dubai.

JPS is a High Performance Learning ‘World Class’ premium independent school, teaching the National Curriculum for England to pupils from FS1 to Year 6, using pedagogical approaches cherry-picked from the top performing countries in the world on a campus equipped with excellent facilities. The school has an enthusiastic and dedicated team of highly-skilled classroom and specialist teachers, who create personalised and challenging learning opportunities to develop the children’s critical thinking, problem-solving, innovation and independent learning skills. Behavior across school is exemplary and the children have a real passion for learning. As well as achieving high academic standards against international benchmarks in the core subjects, the children of JPS achieve notable successes in the non-core subjects of Physical Education, Music and the languages and leave at the end of their JPS journey as well-rounded members of the international GEMS community in which they thrive.

GEMS Jumeirah Primary School is a full member of the British Schools in the Middle East (BSME) and a member of the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools.

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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.