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Job details
Employer GEMS FirstPoint School - The Villa
Location United Arab Emirates
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

GEMS Education is a pioneering education company with an international network of award winning K-12 schools. Over the past 55 years GEMS has grown from one school to being a truly global company with one incredible mission – to make quality education available to every student. Over 20,000 education professionals unlock the potential of over 250,000 students across 14 countries each and every day, preparing children of all ages for the real world success.  

The School 

Opened in 2014, GEMS FirstPoint School is a Premium British School located in a prestigious area of Dubai. The school already has over 1400 students from FS1 to Y12 and is viewed as a local school in a global setting.  Due to the school’s rapid expansion and future growth (3900 student capacity), we have teaching and leadership opportunities in every stage, subject and area.  Our curriculum offers a full, broad and balanced range of learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom, with an emphasis on Enterprise, Computing and Technology. 

World class facilities and resources include ICT Laboratories with Discovery Spaces, I-pads, Interactive Whiteboards and LCD Screens in each classroom, Senior and Primary Libraries, large science labs, Food Technology Catering Suite, Design Technology and Engineering Workshops, Robotics Lab, Art and Design Studios, Recording Studio, music ensemble rooms, Black Box drama suite, 500 Seat Auditorium, 25m Swimming Pool, Learner Swimming Pool, 6 Court Sports Hall, Outdoor Play Areas and Social Spaces, a Sixth Form Centre.  

The Post: ELL Teacher - September 2017  

From September 2017 we are looking for an outstanding Teacher to join our ELL team.  

Applicants should be excited to join our world class schools and be driven to provide education at an exceptional level. GEMS teachers enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students.   

Applicants must be fully qualified teachers with at least 1 year post qualifying experience in ELL, however we will consider applications from NQT’s  

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

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including: Competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, free schooling for up to two children, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity  

Application process: 

If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students then we would welcome your application.  

To apply for these positions please visit our Careers site and apply online (Ref: GCO-000245). Please ensure you have uploaded an up-to-date CV, formal letter of application and recent photograph.  

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About the employer

GEMS First Point School -The Villa is an all-through, independent, mainstream school. It is located in the United Arab Emirates and teaches boys and girls from foundation stage through to year 12. It is a part of the GEMS foundation. 



Information about GEMS FirstPoint School - The Villa
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 16 years

Locations and contacts

PO Box 48684
United Arab Emirates
+971 4 5516158