About The Role
We are looking for a committed and dynamic Head of Science to join the department at GEMS First Point School, The Villa from September 2023.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced leader or an outstanding Science teacher looking for the next step in their career, looking to join a global leading company and a world-class international school.
You will be responsible for running a successful Science department and should have previous experience implementing outstanding teaching and learning practice both within the classroom and across a wider department setting.
The successful candidate will have the following:
A certified teaching qualification with exceptional subject knowledge
Experience teaching GCSE and A-Level equivalent – Physics/Chemistry/Biology
A proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning
Significant experience of the National Curriculum for England
To be considered for this post you must hold a B.Ed. or a Bachelors in a relevant subject alongside a PGCE / PGDE or equivalent.
About Your Benefits
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 FirstPoint School (FPS) opened in 2014, it is positioned in the heart of The Villa community in Dubai. It is a Premium British Curriculum School, providing an excellent standard of education for over 1650 students from FS1 to Year 13, with exciting plans to expand further in the coming years.
The school has grown rapidly and continues to be popular with families from across Dubai with over 90 nationalities represented. FPS is housed in state-of-the-art buildings with a separate sports and performing arts centre, swimming pools, theatre, sports hall, dance, drama and music rooms. Our main building contains specialist facilities such as a robotics and electronics lab, food technology kitchen, textiles and design suite, fully equipped Design Technology workshops, science labs and much more. The school prides itself on being inclusive and values-driven, creating a learning environment that promotes innovation and a love of learning.
The curriculum offers a full, broad and balanced range of learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom, with a particular emphasis on digital technology which is taught to all year groups. As part of the vibrant local community, our students have the opportunity to study Arabic, Islamic Studies, Moral Education and UAE Social Studies, while working towards globally recognized A Levels, GCSEs and BTECs in a broad selection of subjects.