School in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Female PE School Teacher Vacancy, September 2020, Dubai, UAE
We are looking for a female Physical Education Teacher to join our existing team at GEMS Wellington Academy – Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dubai from September 2020.
The successful candidate will be an experienced PE teacher who is excited to join our world-class school and is driven to provide education at an exceptional level.
GEMS teachers enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students. Our school offers some fantastic facilities including three large multi-purpose sports halls, full Fitness Suite/Conditioning Gym, three 25m swimming pools, two full-sized sports fields, several outdoor multi-purpose courts, cricket Practice Nets and a 100m sprint track.
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!
Successful applicants will have:
- Proven experience of teaching Physical Education at KS3 – KS4 and ideally KS5 (swimming experience is desirable) at an outstanding level.
- The ability and desire to share your outstanding practice and develop other colleagues.
- 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.
Applicants must have a certified teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent (PGCE/PGDE must be accompanied by a subject relevant Bachelor’s Degree).
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 enhance the opportunity to save whilst working overseas.
Trusted for over 55 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 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.
About the School
Opened in 2011, GEMS Wellington Academy, Silicon Oasis (WSO) is a Premium British School located in a prestigious area of Dubai. WSO has over 4000 students from FS1 to Y12; although WSO is large, it is effectively broken down into much smaller sections.
There are currently 2880 in the Primary School, which is at full capacity. The Secondary School has a current roll of 1366 with the KS3 years near to full capacity.
Each School occupies its own building within the Campus.
The WSO focus is ‘World Class – World Ready’; to support this, we have truly world class and stunning facilities – a simply superb environment for the students to grow, learn and succeed. Virtually all teaching staff are either British or Irish; they operate at a very high level of expectations in teaching and professional development.
We deliver British curriculum from the Foundation Stages through to Year 11. At post-16, we offer the IB, with pathways to study either the Diploma Programme or the Career Related Programme. University success rates are high, with the (i)GCSE results easily exceeding UK averages.
WSO demonstrated exceptional levels of innovation both in technology and its pedagogy; therefore, some of the best practice from across the world is blended into our programme.
A significant emphasis is placed on the co-curricular programme; in particular, performing arts, sport and outdoor education.
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):
2. Passport-size photograph