IB Middle Years Coordinator


About the Role

We, at GEMS World Academy, are excited to announce a school expansion to meet growth demands.  At the onset, our expansion will include the provision of Grades 6 and 7 from September ’22.  This presents a unique and exciting opportunity to be involved in the ongoing development of a premium IB World School in the bustling capital of the UAE!

In support of the expansion, we are looking for an experienced MYP Coordinator who is excited about contributing to the school’s legacy as we grow over the next few years.  The ideal Educator will be keen to join our distinguished school and is driven to provide education at an exceptional level.  This is a fantastic opportunity to start or continue an international career with a leading global company and world-class international school.

Our teachers enjoy an outstanding, state of the art school facility and environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to a highly motivated international student body.

The MYP Coordinator at GEMS World Academy will perform a very important dual role.  Please see salient details below.

As a leader:

  • Model highly effective principles of teaching and instructional differentiation
  • Assist teachers develop learning targets for students
  • Effectively model, communicate and support the implementation of best practices, GEMS culture of kindness and the GEMS/WAA core values
  • Demonstrate positive leadership and highly effective communication skills
  • Contribute positively to team building
  • Assist teachers with orientation to subject or grade level curriculum
  • Lead and attend all related department /grade level meetings

As a manager:

  • Proactively address grade/department concerns and resolve them in a timely, sensitive and professional manner
  • Assist in the preparation of necessary documentation of curriculum materials and timetables
  • Plan and manage production of annual budget collateral material
  • Monitor appropriate quality and quantity of homework and communication by team members with student families.


  • Experience in a similar role is preferred, though evidenced leadership/supervisory experience is also welcome
  • A certified teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent and at least 5 years of teaching experience, ideally within an IB curricula school
  • The desire to provide outstanding teaching and learning

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.

About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, school tuition fee concessions, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and End of Service Gratuity.

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