Primary Teacher, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

GEMS Cambridge International Private School - SharjahSharjah, United Arab Emirates

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

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:

We are delighted to announce the opening of a brand new Cambridge school in Sharjah in September 2019.

GEMS Cambridge International Schools have a proven track record of success in both academic and extra-curricular activities. Cambridge International Schools consistently produce results that are significantly above the UK national averages, year after year. Over the past 3 years alone, GEMS Cambridge students have been accepted to 97 universities in 26 countries. GEMS Cambridge Sharjah will continue the legacy of Cambridge brand in Muwaileh area, Sharjah.

Just 25 minutes from Downtown Dubai, this exciting new school will deliver the National Curriculum of England, with distinct opportunities to develop students’ full potential academically, socially and personally in a warm, happy and safe environment with design thinking and values as the core of curriculum.

About the Role:

Following the continued success of our Cambridge Schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, we are excited to be opening our new Sharjah campus in September 2019.

The unprecedented demand for student places in the school means that we are now looking to appoint additional Foundation Stage and Primary Teachers to join our new team in September 2019.

This is a fantastic opportunity for graduate or NQT level teachers to gain valuable international exposure, or for more experienced teachers to advance their career with a global leading company and world class International School located in the heart of the UAE.

The successful applicant 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 preferred although not essential.

Please note: Interviews will be via Skype, and confirmed immediately upon receipt of suitable applications.


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

To be considered for this vacancy, please follow the link below and complete the short application form on our careers site.

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More about GEMS Cambridge International Private School - Sharjah
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: Muwailih School Zone, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 6 502 4800