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KS 3-5 Geography Teacher - Immediate Placement - Sept'21

GEMS Founders Mizhar SchoolUnited Arab Emirates

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School

GEMS Founders Al Mizhar School (GFM) is a value for money National Curriculum of England School which opened in September 2018 modelled on the highly successful GEMS Founders Dubai School. As a Dubai school that teaches students the National Curriculum for England, we offer a reasonably priced world-class education for Foundation Stage to  Y13 as well as a range of vocational pathways. Our multi-cultural student-base provides our school with an international atmosphere and our professional team nurture and inspire our students to become learners for life.

The school has a focus on high academic standards, computational thinking, social and emotional Education as well as inclusivity to allow all students to succeed through a range of academic and vocational pathways.

Alongside well-equipped classrooms, the school has good sports provision, large open plan learning areas to support innovation and creative problem solving including robotics and 3D printing, a drama/dance studio, specialist music rooms, full WiFi coverage, dedicated science labs, art rooms and libraries.

FS students have access to attractive indoor and outdoor learning areas. All classrooms are equipped with large LCD screens to enhance student learning.

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced Key Stage 3-5 Geography teacher to join our team at GEMS Founders School, Al Mizhar on an immediate basis.  

Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it’s a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programs and have the opportunity to grow with the company on a global scale. With most of our leaders coming from within the GEMS network of schools, GEMS teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world as we expand into more and more countries.

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 exciting lifestyle, with opportunities for new and exciting leisure activities and travel across the region and further afield!

The successful candidate will have:  

  • A subject related Bachelors degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent enabling them to teach Secondary School Geography
  • Proven experience teaching Geography at Key Stage 3 - 5 at a British Curriculum School following the NCfE 
  • Experience teaching in an international school in the UAE (is preferred)   
  • Immediate availability 
  • The ability to share your outstanding practice

About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including:

Competitive tax-free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, tuition fee concession, 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 offer 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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