GEMS Education D
About The Role
We are looking for an outstanding Lead Practitioner of Science to join our team at GEMS Jumeirah College, for September 2023.
Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, its a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programs 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:
A B.Ed or subject related degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent
Proven experience of teaching Science (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) at key stage 3, 4 and 5
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
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
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. Our student body is a dynamic international community of over 1,100 students from over 59 nationalities. 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.
The College has been repeatedly judged to be Outstanding in inspections. Although non-selective at admission, our students achieve exceptional exam results which compare to top UK schools. In 2022 99% of GCSE results were 9-4 out of which 55% 9, and at A level over 55% of all grades were A*/A with over 86% A*/B. This success enables our students to move on to the very top universities around the world, including Cambridge, UCL, Stanford, Monash and Toronto. As one of the leading schools in the Middle East, Jumeirah College is the first choice school for many families. The success of the school has been repeatedly recognised with the school being nominated for a series of awards, including being shortlisted as International School of the Year by both the TES and the British International School Awards.