About the Role
GEMS World Academy-Dubai develops inquiring, reflective and caring learners who, through the rigor of the IB programmes have the knowledge, skills and character to take action and create a better, more peaceful world. Supported by highly qualified staff in world-class facilities, our diverse international community is encouraged to develop intercultural understanding and respect. Our aim is to be a world-class IB school that maximises every student’s learning and character to enable them to choose their own successful path, and positively contribute to the local and global society.
Our Primary Years Programme department has transformed student outcomes and succeeded in inspiring a love of learning at GEMS World Academy, through the dedication of staff, their exceptional subject knowledge, and the department’s forward-thinking approach to data and the curriculum. The PYP department is highly regarded among our student body for the care and personal support offered to students. We are now tentatively looking for an innovative IB Primary Years Programme Class Teacher to join this successful team during the ’21-22 academic year.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of the IB Primary Years Programme and a proven track record of successful and varied teaching. Genuine alignment with the philosophy of the IB and the values embodied in the Learner Profile are essential, as is a passion for working in our truly diverse community. In addition, we seek a candidate with:
A certified professional teaching qualification at degree level, such as B. Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent with a specialism in Primary Education
A minimum of 3 years varied and demonstrable experience teaching Primary School, ideally within an IB curriculum school, however, this is not mandatory
Immediate 2022 availability
The experience, personality and educational philosophy to continue to drive the education agenda at this flagship GEMS World school with an international student body
The desire to provide outstanding teaching and learning
Aspiration to work in a world-class school with real prospects for enhancing their career
If you are excited by this opportunity and are keen to apply please ensure to mention in your cover letter if you will be traveling with a teaching partner and what subject/year groups they are qualified to teach. As this is a rolling vacancy please clearly indicate in your cover letter when you will be available.
We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced check.
About your Benefits
An excellent remuneration package is available for successful candidates including; a competitive tax free salary, furnished accommodation, premium medical insurance and life insurance, working permit and residence visa, annual flight allowance, tuition fee concession, and other benefits in line with the UAE Labour Law.
In addition to these, we offer:
The opportunity to shape the future of a highly significant IB programme. The IB Primary Years Programme at GEMS World Academy is unique and exciting
A culture of collaboration and an excellent support system
An excellent programme of continuing professional development
Training with the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) for teachers delivering the IB
The chance to shape the future of the subject in collaboration with the leadership team, external education professionals, and exam boards
The opportunity to develop personally and professionally, structured performance management, and opportunities to advance to positions of greater responsibility
A commitment to staff wellbeing, including access to all of our sports facilities, weekly fitness sessions, and staff social events
GEMS Rewards, which offers a package of benefits for staff such as retail discounts, savings on gym membership, cinema tickets and many other offers
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