About the job
About The Role
At GEMS Wellington International School, our vision is to ensure that all of our students are beacons of social responsibility, empowered by a co-constructed, pioneering and authentic learning experience. We are seeking exceptional Business and Economics teacher who is willing to uphold our values of integrity, empathy and fortitude, to join our established team for January 2024.
We are a fully inclusive, high performing school, with a long history of success. This is evidenced through our performance in rigorous inspection and accreditation frameworks. Some specific examples include:
Rated as Outstanding for 14 consecutive years by the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau (DSIB),
Rated as Outstanding by British Schools Overseas
Holder of the coveted COBIS Patrons accreditation, with beacon status for Leadership.
Recognition as a High Performance Learning (HPL) World class School
Our personalised and bespoke professional development program affirms our commitment to our stakeholders is not just to maintain high educational standards but to position our teachers at the cutting edge of global educational best practices and research. The dynamic world of education requires dynamic educators, and with us, you are empowered to be just that. Dive into a sea of resources, insights, and partnerships with some of the most revered institutions and networks worldwide. Our collaboration with esteemed organizations such as the Schools Students and Teachers Network (SSAT), High Performance Learning (HPL), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and our Inquiry Driven Innovation partnership with Harvard Project Zero ensures that every teacher is equipped with world-class knowledge and pedagogy.
Successful candidates will need to:
Embody and role model our core values of integrity, empathy and fortitude in everything they do
Hold a Bachelors degree with PGCE / PGDE or equivalent
Have proven experience of teaching Business and Economics up to KS5
Have a willingness to collaborate and share their outstanding practice
Have a growth mindset, whereby they are reflective and solution focussed
Be creative and enthusiastic in their approach to teaching
Possess excellent interpersonal skills to work closely with colleagues, students and parents
Have a proven track record of providing outstanding learning & teaching
Have aspiration to work in a world-class school with real prospects for enhancing their career
Be willing to make a positive contribution to our school community and culture through active engagement in our extra-curricular programme and community-based events.
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
An outstanding school in Dubai, GEMS Wellington International School offers exceptional learning opportunities for students aged 3 to 18. Following the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum in The Early Years, the National Curriculum for England to Year 11 and the International Baccalaureate at Years 12 and 13. Every year our students achieve GCSE and IB results that are world class and some of the most successful students in Dubai study at WIS before going onto global universities of the highest caliber. As a HPL World Class Award school, our learning experience is significant in supporting both critical thinking and independence. Our dynamic school environment combined with the extensive range of extra-curricular experiences enables students to succeed and to aspire at every stage of their learning journey. The entire school community, a truly international one, is passionate and committed to ensuring all are recognised and celebrated for their individual strengths, enabled as lifelong learners and nurtured as future leaders.
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.