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We are currently hiring an experienced Teacher of Physics for Jumeirah College, Dubai. This appointment is for January 2018 start.
The position reports in to the Principal.
Jumeirah College is a GEMS Premium Secondary School which delivers The National Curriculum for England, offering the full range of GCSE and A level courses. The College has been repeatedly judged to be Outstanding in inspections. Although non-selective, students achieve exceptional exam results which compare to top UK schools. In 2017 44% of Year 11 gained 8 or more A*/A and at A level 83% of all results were A*-B.
Our student body is a dynamic international community of over 1,100 students from over 65 nationalities and we take pride in the development of the whole child, recognising the importance of developing cultural and global awareness. We have a thriving enriched curriculum which provides a diverse range of activities, initiatives and charitable endeavours that both engage our student body and embed our philosophy of global awareness and world citizenship.
As one of the leading schools in the Middle East, Jumeirah College is the first choice school for many families. This success has been recently recognised with the school being nominated for a British International School Award.
The Post: Teacher of Physics
From January 2018 we are looking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Physics to join the College. The successful candidate will be part of an exceptional department which is both extremely popular and successful. Despite the non-selective nature of the school, over three quarters of our Year 11s take Triple Science GCSE – with huge success. In 2017 all three Sciences achieved over 80% A*/A. Similarly, at A level results are outstanding with all three subjects significantly exceeding 50% A*/A. The challenge for the successful applicant will be not only to maintain this level of success, but ensure the already high standards continue to rise. The opportunities which Science present for students are central to the philosophy of the school. As a result, this appointment is crucial to the continued development of Jumeirah College.
To be considered for this appointment: You will ?
- certified teaching qualification with exceptional subject knowledge. ?
- Experience teaching Physics to A-Level or equivalent. We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals. You should have a proven track record of outstanding learning and teaching.
- Significant experience of the National Curriculum for England.
- To be considered for these posts you must hold a B.Ed. or degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent. The successful applicant will possess the willingness to commit to Extra Curricular activities.
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 very much welcome your application.
What we offer:
- Students that are enthusiastic and keen to learn in a positive environment
- Opportunity to work within a team of highly supportive and creative colleagues
- Excellent professional development and guidance
- A school committed to doing the best for each and every one of its students
An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including competitive tax free salary, furnished accommodation, medical insurance, visa costs, baggage allowance, annual flight allowance and free school places for up to two dependants.
To apply for these positions please visit our Careers site https://careers.gemseducation.com/gems/vacancysearch.aspx and apply online (Ref:1052). Please ensure you have uploaded an up-to-date CV, formal letter of application and recent photograph.
Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Jumeirah College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. A UK enhanced DBS or equivalent police check is a pre-requisite for all appointments.