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Inclusion Coordinator - September 2021

GEMS FirstPoint School - The VillaUnited Arab Emirates

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: www.gemseducation.com 

The School:

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 students, 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.

http://www.gemsfirstpointschool-dubai.com/

About the Role:

We are looking for an outstanding Inclusion Coordinator to join our team at GEMS Firstpoint School, The Villa from September 2021.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Inclusion Coordinator who is excited to join our world-class school and who is driven to provide educational support at an exceptional level.  GEMS staff enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students. 

You will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of inclusion within the allocated year groups. This will include, but not be limited to: Curriculum, Intervention, Pastoral Care, Professional Development, Assessment and Teaching and Learning. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Solid and demonstratable experience within a similar role or as an SEN teacher within a high performing department
  • A certified teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent (PGCE/PGDE must be accompanied by a subject relevant Bachelor’s Degree)
  • A Degree and Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent are essential. A Masters Degree or other relevant leadership or Inclusive Education qualifications are desirable.  
  • At least 5 years’ experience in education and at least 2 years’ experience working in Inclusion.
  • The desire to provide outstanding teaching and learning
  • An aspiration to work in a world-class school with real prospects for enhancing their career

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 www.gemsrewards.com 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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