Vacancy Details

11733 - Design Technology Technician

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 01-Aug-2022
About the Role

We are looking to appoint an experienced Design and Technology Technician with immediate effect.

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who has vast experience as a DT Technician within a school and is looking to utilize and share their knowledge within a newly development department.

As a full time DT Technician, the school will expect you to essentially perform as if you were a permanent member of staff. You will be expected to carry out the following duties:

  • Setting up practical lessons
  • Assisting in demonstrating practical lessons
  • Providing support to Teacher and Students
  • Maintaining Equipment within the classroom
  • Ensuring health and safety is being adhered to at all times
  • Purchasing kit/equipment
  • Ensuring practical work areas are safe and hazard free
  • Training teachers and students when required
  • To be proficient in the use of the range of CAM equipment and provide technical support during and outside of lesson time
  • To be proficient in a range of CAD software and provide technical support during and outside of lesson time 

We are keen to speak to experienced school DT Technicians who are interested in working in schools. Please apply above and we will be in touch.

About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package
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 1450 students from FS1 to Year 13 students, 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 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, 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 recognised i/GCSEs, GCSEs, ASDAN, BTECs, Industry Standard Qualifications and A-Levels in a broad selection of subjects.
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):


In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
3. CV
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.