About The Role
We are looking for an SEND Teacher to join our team at GEMS FirstPoint School, Dubai with immediate effectThe successful candidate will be an experienced Inclusion Coordinator who is excited to join our world-class school and who is driven to provide educational support at an exceptional level. GEMS staff enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students.You will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of inclusion within the allocated year groups. This will include, but not be limited to: Curriculum, Intervention, Pastoral Care, Professional Development, Assessment and Teaching and Learning.The successful candidate will have:
- Solid and demonstratable experience within a similar role or as an SEN teacher within a high performing department
- A certified teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent (PGCE/PGDE must be accompanied by a subject relevant Bachelor’s Degree)
- A Degree and Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent are essential. A Masters Degree or other relevant leadership or Inclusive Education qualifications are desirable.
- At least 5 years’ experience in education and at least 2 years’ experience working in Inclusion.
- The desire to provide outstanding teaching and learning
- An aspiration to work in a world-class school with real prospects for enhancing their career
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
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 1450 students from FS1 to Year 13 students, 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 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, 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 recognised i/GCSEs, GCSEs, ASDAN, BTECs, Industry Standard Qualifications and A-Levels in a broad selection of subjects. http://www.gemsfirstpointschool-dubai.com/
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):
- Passport-size photograph
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.
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