Primary Teacher (Graduates & NQT's Welcome), United Arab Emirates

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GEMS Founders School - DubaiUnited Arab Emirates

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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

GFS (Gems Founders School) opened its doors to over 1800 students in September 2016 from FS1 – Year 8. This is the most successful school opening in GEMS history in terms of enrolment. In September 2017 we welcomed over 3500 students and extended the school to Year 9. Since opening, we have established a positive learning environment for our children and staff following the National Curriculum for England. We have three main pillars that are being embedding at GFS: Languages and Cultural Understanding, Character and Mindfulness. As a British international school with over 100 nationalities, it is important that we value all our languages and cultural understanding and we use this as a catalyst to embrace the culture, history and beliefs of our student body. Mindfulness allows us to interweave the practice of being mindful in the everyday life of our children and we believe will have positive long-term effects on the students’ academic results. Now in September 2018 we are opening our Year 10 and Year 12, IGCSE and A Level curriculum, and looking forward to starting with 3800 children as we reach nearly full capacity. GEMS Founders School is a truly unique school and anyone who comes to work here has a unique opportunity to leave their mark.

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

About the Role

From September 2020 we are looking to appoint additional Primary teachers (EYFS/KS1/KS2) to join our existing team at GEMS Founders School, Dubai.

This is a fantastic opportunity for NQT's to gain valuable international exposure, or for more experienced teachers to take the next step in their career with a global leading company and world class International School located in the heart of Dubai.

As part of our commitment to developing our teachers, you can expect to enjoy free access to our leading CPD programmes. Graduate teachers will benefit from our accreditation with British School Overseas, and enrollment to our NQT programme which allows for a seamless transition back to the UK upon the completion of contract.
 
Link to school video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7JkP_6IoZs
Whichschooladvisor.com "Gems Founders School is with out doubt one of the most successful to have opened in Dubai"

Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it's a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programmes 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 in to more and more countries.

The successful applicants will have the following:

  • 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
  • Experience of teaching in a UK curriculum school is desirable although not essential


As a teacher at GEMS Founders School you can expect

  • Students who are enthusiastic and keen to learn in a positive environment
  • The opportunity to work within a team of highly supportive and creative colleague’s
  • Excellent professional development and guidance
  • A school committed to doing the best for each and every one of its students


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

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 enhance the opportunity to save whilst working overseas.

Application Process

To be considered for this position, please visit our Careers site and apply
https://careers.gemseducation.com/gems/VacancyDetail.aspx?VacancyID=147950&ChannelID=2964

(Job Ref: 5781)

Please ensure you have uploaded an up-to-date CV and recent photograph.



More about GEMS Founders School - Dubai
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Umm Sequim Street, Al Barsha South, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 4519 5222

GFS (Gems Founders School) opened its doors to over 1800 students in September 2016 from FS1 – Year 8. This is the most successful school opening in GEMS history in terms of enrolment. In September 2017 we welcomed over 3500 students and extended the...