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
Wesgreen International School was founded in 1991 and became a member of the GEMS international network of schools in 2017. The school follows the National Curriculum for England (NCfE) and has around 3300 students spread across four separate campuses on one site: Early Years (FS1, FS2, and Year 1); a co-educational Primary (Year 2 to Year 5); a Boys' Secondary School (Year 6 to Year 13), and a similar Secondary Girls' School. Wesgreen is a world-class academic institution with a long history of achievement in the Sharjah community. It is a member of the British Schools in the Middle East — BSME, which helps raise educational standards and creates opportunities for staff professional development. Many alumni serve as dedicated members of their alma mater's parent body, while others excel at some of the world's best universities. The school inspires excellence and empowers global minds by engaging passionate and qualified international educators in a culturally responsive setting. Many staff and families enjoy longstanding educational partnerships, which is one of the community's many strengths.
About the Role
Wesgreen International School, Sharjah delivers seamless quality education and continues to expand in response to growing demand. With this commitment to high standards of education, we are looking for an experienced Secondary School Maths teacher who is excited about joining a reputed GEMS Education school on an immediate basis. 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.
As well as being a great place to work, Sharjah is a progressive, vibrant and rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round. Teachers in Sharjah enjoy a great lifestyle as well as extensive travel and leisure opportunities around the region and further afield.
The successful applicant will have the following:
- A certified teaching qualification, at degree level, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent specializing in Maths
- At least 2 years of solid and demonstrable experience in teaching Secondary School Maths in a British curriculum school at KS3-4
- The desire to provide outstanding teaching and learning
- Aspiration to work in a world class school with real prospects for enhancing their career
- Excellent IT and interpersonal communication skills to work closely with students and parents
- A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom
Candidates who meet the requirements stated above are encouraged to apply. Please ensure you clearly differentiate what year groups you have experience teaching. If you will be traveling with a teaching partner please indicate what subject and year groups they are qualified to teach.
About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, tuition fee concession, private medical insurance, annual airfare to country of residence, and End of Service Gratuity.
GEMS Wesgreen International School was established in 1991 and came under the GEMS family of Schools in 2017. It is a National Curriculum for England School with 4100 students.
GEMS Wesgreen School is a very different school to many British Int...