Head of Music


About the Role

We are looking for a committed and dynamic Head of Music to join GEMS Wellington International School, Dubai from September 2022.

The successful candidate will lead an exceptional department, offering outstanding provision across the whole school. GEMS Wellington International School is looking for a candidate who can help grow the department into an established IB option to complement the success of extra-curricular Music across the school. The opportunities which Music presents for students is central to the philosophy of the school. As a result, this appointment is crucial to the continued development of Performing Arts provision at WIS.

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • A certified teaching qualification with exceptional subject knowledge and experience of leading a high performing teaching team. We will also consider applicants currently in a Deputy Head of department role looking for the next steps in their career.
  •  Experience teaching GCSE and IB or equivalent.  We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals. You should have a proven track record of outstanding learning and teaching.
  •  At least 3 years’ experience of the National Curriculum for England.

To be considered for these posts you must hold a B.Ed. or degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent. The successful applicant will possess the willingness to commit to Extra Curricular activities


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 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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