Primary Senior Lead, United Arab Emirates

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GEMS Al Barsha National SchoolUnited Arab Emirates

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

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 Al Barsha National School (Boys and Girls), Dubai, is new school which opened in September 2016. It offers an inspirational curriculum based on the National Curriculum for England with Arabic language and UAE culture, heritage and tradition at the heart of everything. As an all-through educational provision, the school currently caters for children from FS1 to Year 9 with plans to grow to Year 13 in successive years. The school enjoys a prime location making it easily accessible to everything that Dubai has to offer as well as other Emirates. As well as being a fabulous place to work, Dubai is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round. Here in Dubai you will enjoy an excellent lifestyle as well as extensive travel and leisure opportunities around the region and further a field (Girls) (Boys)

About the Role

We are currently recruiting a Primary Senior Lead to join our team from September 2018.
This role will work closely with the Head of Primary on the standards of progress and attainment in Primary. You will lead on Curriculum and line manage NCfE core subject leaders. 

Skills required:

  • To be relentlessly positive
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience of KS1 and KS2
  • Understanding how to use data to inform planning
  • Ability to coach and support colleagues to raise standards of learning and teaching
  • Ability to hold colleagues to account if required
  • Excellent pupil pastoral support skills

The successful candidate will be experienced in NCfE and have experience leading colleagues in a large primary school or through school. Experience from a multicultural city school or international school is also required.
Applicants must be available to start in September 2018.

About Your Benefits

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

Application Process:

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 and apply online (Ref: 1675).  Please ensure you have uploaded an up-to-date CV, formal letter of application and recent photograph.

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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More about GEMS Al Barsha National School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Al Barsha South 2, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 5069222