Primary Teacher

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.

GEMS Cambridge International Schools have a proven track record of success in both academic and extra-curricular activities. Cambridge International Schools consistently produce results that are significantly above the UK national averages, year after year. Over the past 3 years alone, GEMS Cambridge students have been accepted to 97 universities in 26 countries. GEMS Cambridge Sharjah continues the legacy of the Cambridge brand in Muwaileh area, Sharjah. Just 25 minutes from Downtown Dubai, this exciting new school opened in September 2019. Now in its third year of opening with more than 1600 students up to Year 12, the school has a capacity of 2500 students and will accommodate students up to Year 13. GEMS Cambridge Sharjah is a values-driven school which delivers the National Curriculum of England, with distinct opportunities to develop students’ full potential academically, socially and personally in a warm, happy and safe environment with design thinking at the core of curriculum

We are looking for a Primary Teacher with a passion to lead the English Curriculum across Primary year groups at GEMS Cambridge International School, Sharjah for a September 2022 start.

We require teachers who are excited to join a growing GEMS Education school within the Internationally Innovative approach of a 4 day working week in the Emirate of Sharjah.

Successful candidates should have the drive and skills to inspire and encourage young and inquisitive minds and strive for excellence in all areas.

You will have the following:

• A certified teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent

• Experience teaching KS1 or KS2

• Experience leading the English Curriculum across the Primary department

• Experience teaching the National Curriculum for England

• A proven track record of providing outstanding teaching and learning

• An aspiration to work in a world-class school with real prospects for enhancing their career

If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students then we would welcome your application.

Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it’s 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.

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including competitive tax-free salary, furnished accommodation, 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.

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