Vacancy Details

11310 - Primary Teachers - August '22

Business Unit: WESGREEN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Location: UAE - Sharjah
Closing Date 30-Aug-2022
About the Role

Wesgreen International School, Sharjah continues to deliver seamless quality education while working tirelessly ensure the welfare of students and staff alike. With this commitment to high standards of education, we are looking for experienced Primary School teachers who are excited about joining a reputed GEMS Education school for the start of the '22-23 academic year. The school has a focus on high academic standards, computational thinking, social and emotional education as well as inclusivity to allow all students to succeed through a range of academic and vocational pathways.

As well as being a great place to work, Sharjah is a progressive, vibrant and rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round. Teachers in Sharjah enjoy a great lifestyle as well as extensive travel and leisure opportunities around the region and further afield.

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • A certified teaching qualification, at degree level such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent specializing in Primary Years.  Open University or online degrees are not acceptable.  
  • At least 2 years of solid and demonstrable experience in teaching Primary School in a British curriculum school; though NQTs are welcome to apply 
  • UAE British School teaching experience
  • The desire to provide outstanding teaching and learning
  • Aspiration to work in a world class school with real prospects for enhancing their career
  • Excellent IT and interpersonal communication skills to work closely with students and parents
  • A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom

Candidates who meet the requirements stated above are encouraged to apply.  If applying as a teaching couple, please clearly state your partner's name (if they have also applied), specialism and what year groups they can teach in your Cover Letter.  Please ensure to upload a copy of your qualifications, including your teaching credentials in order to be considered for this role. 

About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, tuition fee concession, private medical insurance, annual airfare to country of residence, and End of Service Gratuity.

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 Wesgreen International School is a world class British School in the Heart of Sharjah and is recognised amongst the most prestigious British Curriculum international schools in the state. We are a vibrant, welcoming and dynamic school, that provides a world class British education for every student who enters our doors. Our main purpose is to ensure that every single child receives a world class education across all areas of their development. We have an unwavering belief that all students can achieve their full potential. As a British School Overseas (accredited and recognised by the DfE in the UK), we continue to evolve our educational offering to ensure we are equipping all our students with the right mindset and skills set to enable them to thrive in the world of today and tomorrow. Wesgreen students are being prepared to be the leaders of tomorrow.

Wesgreen International School was founded in 1991 and became a member of the GEMS international network of schools in 2017. The school follows the National Curriculum for England (NCfE) and has around 3500 students spread across four separate campuses on one site: Early Years (FS1, FS2, and Year 1); a co-educational Primary (Year 2 to Year 5); a Boys' Secondary School (Year 6 to Year 13), and a similar Secondary Girls' School.

Wesgreen is a world-class academic institution with a long history of high academic Success. The school is a member of the British Schools in the Middle East (BSME), which helps raise educational standards and creates opportunities for staff professional development. The school is also an AoBSO (Association of British Schools Oversea) member, which is a selective association of only the top British International schools from around the world and recognised by the UK department for Education.

Many alumni serve as dedicated members of their alma mater's parent body, while others excel at some of the world's best universities.

In addition, the school inspires excellence and empowers global minds by engaging passionate and qualified international educators in a culturally responsive setting. Many staff and families enjoy longstanding educational partnerships, which is one of the community's many strengths and reason of connection.


To learn more please visit http://www.wesgreeninternationalschool-sharjah.com/
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):

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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. UAE Ministry teaching approval if in the UAE
4. Bachelors/Masters level degree
5. Teaching Qualification
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.