GEMS FirstPoint School is situated on The Villa community in Dubai. It is a Premium British Curriculum School currently providing an excellent standard of education for over 1700 students from FS1 to Year 13, with plans to grow to over 3500 in the coming years.
The school has grown rapidly and continues to be popular with families from across Dubai with over 90 nationalities represented. We are housed in state of the art buildings with separate sports and performing arts centre, swimming pools, theatre, sports hall, 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. We pride ourselves on being inclusive and values-driven, creating a learning environment that promotes problem solving and learning through doing.
Our curriculum offers a full, broad and balanced range of learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom, with a particular emphasis on enterprise and technology teaching to all year groups. As part of the vibrant, local community, our students have the opportunity to study Arabic and UAE social studies, while working towards globally recognised i/GCSEs and A-Levels in a broad selection of subjects.
Head of Science
From September 2018 we are looking for an outstanding Head of Science to join our School.
Applicants will be fully qualified teachers with exceptional subject knowledge and experience of leading a high performing teaching team, however we will consider applications from current Deputy Heads of department looking for the next steps in their career.
We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals with a proven track record of outstanding learning and teaching.
To be considered for these posts you must hold a B.Ed or degree in a related field and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent.
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.
Interviews for these positions will take place in February 2018 in central London
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
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 careers.gemseducation.com and apply online
(Ref: 1242). Please ensure you have uploaded an up-to-date CV, formal letter of application and recent photograph.