Head of Science, United Arab Emirates

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GEMS Winchester School, DubaiUnited Arab Emirates

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

When you become a teacher in a GEMS school 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. Teachers at GEMS schools 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 well as ensuring that GEMS attracts, and retains the highest calibre teaching and leadership staff.  To find out more about GEMS Education visit: www.gemseducation.com

About the School

WSD - The GEMS Winchester School – Dubai opened in 2011 to address the increasing demand for school places in Dubai and in particular in GEMS schools. Located in the heart of old Dubai in Oud Metha, the school occupies a site of significant historical interest. It was here that over forty years ago GEMS opened its first purpose built school – Our Own English School. When this school relocated to new premises, the Winchester School – Dubai was born and has successfully continued the GEMS legacy of quality education on the newly refurbished site. Offering the National curriculum for England, the school currently provides places from Foundation Stage 2 to Year 10.

About the Role

Due to the continued success of the school, and additional student enrolment numbers we are looking for a passionate, dynamic Head of Science to join our School from September 2018.

Applicants will be fully qualified teachers with exceptional subject knowledge and experience of leading a high performing teaching team, however we will consider application from current deputy heads of department looking for the next step in their career. GCSE and A-Level experience is required.
We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals. You should have a proven track record of outstanding learning and teaching within a National Curriculum for England setting.

The successful applicant will have the following

  • Bachelors Degree in a scientific field
  • A certified teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent.
  • The desire to provide Outstanding teaching and learning
  • Aspiration to work in a world class school with real prospects for enhancing their career

This is a fantastic opportunity for UK trained teachers to further their career with a global leading company and world class International School located in the heart of Dubai.

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including competitive tax-free salary, high quality furnished accommodation, annual flight allowance, visa costs, medical insurance and end of service gratuity.

Application Process

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More about GEMS Winchester School, Dubai
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 14 years