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ELL Language Teacher - Immediate start

GEMS Wellington Academy - Al KhailDubai

When you join GEMS Education you join an international education company with a global network of International schools and over fifty years of education experience. GEMS Education is the leading Kindergarten to Grade 12 operator in the world educating over 110,000 children from 151 different nationalities. GEMS Education staff access the company’s professional development programme, one of the largest education training programmes in the world. This ensures the best possible academic outcomes as while ensuring that GEMS attracts and retains the highest staff calibre. To find out more about GEMS Education visit:  

The School: 

GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail is a Premium National Curriculum for England School, located in the rapidly expanding Dubai Hills development. The Primary section opened in September 2013 and Secondary opened in September 2014. This is an international world-class school dedicated to fostering a passion for excellence in learning and in life. Children learn in a vibrant, inclusive and creative learning environment that encourages teamwork, critical thinking, independent inquiry and risk-taking. Our staff are recruited almost exclusively from the UK and are highly skilled and experienced in delivering the National Curriculum. Teaching is significantly enhanced through the use of technology, which is used predominantly by students to create and present new content. Innovation and creativity are actively encouraged and the learning programme is significantly enhanced by a rich and varied extra-curricular programme of over 100 activities, which emphasises our belief that students should be learning from the moment they arrive in school until they leave at the end of the day. We are an internationally-minded school with students representing over 80 nationalities and are an accredited member of the Council of British International Schools. We are proud of our inclusive culture: our expectation of all students is that they strive to excel and make significant progress well beyond expectations commensurate to their starting point. 

About the Role: 

At GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail we are looking for an experienced English Language Learner Teacher to join us on an immediate basis.  This is an exciting opportunity for a specialised educator to join our world class school and is driven to provide education at an exceptional level.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing English Language Learning Support for students through Primary 
  • Key supporter of the Teacher in ensuring ELL student progression and development through the provision of extra 1-1 sessions, tailoring curriculum/unit delivery.
  • Recording and reporting progress, areas of concern and achievements about supported students with relevant stakeholders as appropriate
  • Work closely with various Learning Support teams across the school to promote the schools inclusive practice and continuously improve its ELL students learning capabilities and academic English language standards.
  • Provide training for class teachers and support staff in supporting ELL students across all areas of the curriculum.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience as an ELL teacher within a high performing department, preferably within a British Curriculum school
  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a classroom teacher would be preferable
  • A certified professional teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, PGCE or equivalent specializing in EAL, ELL or similar 
  • Additional qualification or specialism such as a TEFL/IELTs/CELTA/Cambridge certification is an advantage
  • Ability to build strong relationships with students, parents and colleagues
  • Ability to assess student performance, write language plans and set appropriate goals for students to ensure progress

If you are excited by this opportunity and are keen to apply please ensure to mention in your cover letter.

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.

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