Vacancy Details

15176 - Primary Teachers - September 2024

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

Are you ready to make a profound impact on education? At GEMS Wellington Silicon Oasis, we are not just a school; we are a community that lives and breathes our core values every day. We are Agile, Hardworking, Collaborative, Inclusive, Empathetic, and Authentic, and we are looking for Primary educators who embody these values to join our dynamic team.  


We are a fully inclusive, high performing school, that puts a huge emphasis on the wellbeing of staff and students. This is evidenced through our performance in rigorous inspection and accreditation frameworks.   


DSIB Rating of Very Good: We are proud to be recognised by the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau (DSIB) as a school of very high standards, reflecting our commitment to excellence in education.  


Outstanding Foundation Stage: Our Foundation Stage has achieved an 'Outstanding' rating, setting the stage for exceptional early education.  


Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by British Schools Overseas: Our international reputation for excellence is affirmed by our 'Outstanding' rating by British Schools Overseas, a testament to the quality of education we provide.  


High Performance Learning (HPL) ‘World Class School’: We are proud to be recognised as a High Performance Learning 'World Class School,' where innovative teaching methods and personalised learning pathways are the norm.  


Our Mission and Vision:  

Our mission is to facilitate the development of students who are "World Class and World Ready. We believe in preparing our students not just for exams, but for life beyond the classroom, equipping them with the skills, knowledge, and values they need to thrive in a rapidly changing world. To achieve this, our vision of education is to empower every student to follow their own pathways and opportunities within our diverse environment.    


Join a Team Committed to Excellence:  

If you are an educator who shares our values and is passionate about nurturing the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and innovators, we invite you to join us at GEMS Wellington Silicon Oasis.  


At our school, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside dedicated colleagues, engage with a diverse and inclusive community, and be part of a school that is committed to continuous improvement and innovation.  


Successful candidates will need to:  

  • Hold a BEd or Bachelors degree with PGCE / PGDE or equivalent  
  • Have proven experience of teaching primary level - EYFS/KS1/KS2  
  • Have a willingness to collaborate and share their outstanding practice  
  • Have a growth mindset, whereby they are reflective, and solution focused  
  • Be creative and enthusiastic in their approach to teaching  
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills to work closely with colleagues, students and parents  
  • Have a proven track record of providing outstanding learning & teaching  
  • Have aspiration to work in a world-class school with real prospects for enhancing their career  
  • Be willing to make a positive contribution to our school community and culture through active engagement in our extra-curricular programme and community-based events.  


Please note:   

If you are keen to be considered for roles within our school 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.   


Join us in shaping the future of education. Together, we can make a lasting impact on the lives of our students and help them become truly world-class and world-ready individuals. 

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 Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis (WSO) is a distinctive and special place where children feel valued and imagination is very much alive. They encourage the various talents of their students in order to ensure that they all develop a confidence and independence that is recognised by everyone who meets them.
GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS opened in 2011 and is a Premium British School in a prestigious area of Dubai.
GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS provides a progression from the Early Years Foundation Stage through an enriched and developed National Curriculum for England into personalised qualification pathways, incorporating IGCSE, GCSE, IB, A’ Level and BTEC, WSO looks to cultivate a spirit of cooperation, tolerance and mutual respect whilst encouraging individual students to feel that their unique contribution is valued.
Offering world-class facilities, GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis places special emphasis on blended learning and the integration of technology into the curriculum, in keeping with the educational rationale of the Academy and the vision of the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.
As children mature, they are able to scrutinize their academic progress and build a precise picture of each child’s potential; this allows them to reward a child’s hard work over a period of time and brings Early Years Foundation and more senior curricula much closer together, acknowledging that GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis is very much one Academy.
At GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS, the key objective is to equip students for the 21st Century and enable them develop a skill-set to succeed in an uncertain future.


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.