About The Role
We are looking for an outstanding Geography teacher to join our team at GEMS Wellington Academy, Silicon Oasis from September 2023.
Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, its 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 into more and more countries.
As well as being a great place to work; Dubai is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round. Teachers in Dubai enjoy an exciting lifestyle, with opportunities for new and exciting leisure activities and travel across the region and further afield!
The successful candidate will have:
B.Ed or subject related degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent
Proven experience of teaching Geography to A Level
Willingness to embrace IB Philosophy
The ability to share your outstanding practice
A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom
Excellent IT and interpersonal communication skills to work closely with students and parents
GEMS Education will be visiting the UK (London and Manchester) in February/March 2023, giving candidates the opportunity to interview in person for the next academic year, September 2023.
Date and location will be confirmed upon successful invitation to interview – please state your preferred location (London or Manchester) to interview in your covering letter. This will be a closed event and by invitation only.
About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including:
Competitive tax-free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, free schooling, 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 enhancing the opportunity to save whilst working overseas.
Trusted for over 60 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 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.
About The School
GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis (WSO) is a distinctive and special place where children feel valued and imagination is very much alive. They encourage the various talents of their students in order to ensure that they all develop a confidence and independence that is recognised by everyone who meets them.
GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon OASIS opened in 2011 and is a Premium British School in a prestigious area of Dubai.
GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon OASIS provides a progression from the Early Years Foundation Stage through an enriched and developed National Curriculum for England into personalised qualification pathways, incorporating IGCSE, GCSE, IB, A Level and BTEC, WSO looks to cultivate a spirit of cooperation, tolerance and mutual respect whilst encouraging individual students to feel that their unique contribution is valued.
Offering world-class facilities, GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis places special emphasis on blended learning and the integration of technology into the curriculum, in keeping with the educational rationale of the Academy and the vision of the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.
As children mature, they are able to scrutinize their academic progress and build a precise picture of each childs potential; this allows them to reward a childs hard work over a period of time and brings Early Years Foundation and more senior curricula much closer together, acknowledging that GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis is very much one Academy.
At GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon OASIS, the key objective is to equip students for the 21st Century and enable them develop a skill-set to succeed in an uncertain future.
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application.
To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
In line with the UAE’s Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.
To apply for this job please visit careers.gemseducation.com.