Job Title Director Inclusion August
Job Description Job Title 10659 Director InclusionDescription About the Role GEMS World Academy-Dubai develops inquiring, reflective and caring learners who, through the rigor of the IB programmes have the knowledge, skills and character to take action and create a better, more peaceful world.
Supported by highly qualified staff in world-class facilities, our diverse international community is encouraged to develop intercultural understanding and respect.
Our aim is to be a world-class IB school that maximises every student's learning and character to enable them to choose their own successful path, and positively contribute to the local and global society.
Our SEN department has transformed student outcomes and succeeded in inspiring a love of learning at GEMS World Academy, through the dedication of staff, their exceptional subject knowledge, and the department's forward-thinking approach to data and the curriculum.
The department is highly regarded among our student body for the care and personal support offered to students. We are now looking for an innovative Director of Learning to lead this successful team.
The key purpose of the Director of Inclusion is to work with the Assistant Principals supporting the operational leadership of the academy by providing effective management for standards of achievement of all students within the curriculum area group or key stage.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of the IB Middle Years and Diploma Programmes and a proven track record of successful and varied teaching.
Genuine alignment with the philosophy of the IB and the values embodied in the Learner Profile are essential, as is a passion for working in our truly diverse community.
In addition, we seek a candidate with the following requirements : A certified professional teaching qualification at degree level, such as B.
Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent with a specialism in Learning Support at whole school level (Pre-K - Gr12)A minimum of 4-6 years of varied and demonstrable teaching experience across both MYP and DP within an IB curriculum schoolA minimum of 5 years' experince in a similar supervisory / leadership role with teaching and learning, team management responsibilitiesThe experience, personality and educational philosophy to continue to drive the education agenda at this flagship GEMS World school with an international student bodyThe desire to provide outstanding teaching and learningHave the aspiration to work in a world class school with real prospects for enhancing their career.
Be an expert in develop inquiring, reflective and caring learners who, through the rigour of the IB programmes, have the knowledge, skills and character to take action and create a better, more peaceful worldModel and encourage a culture of kindness in support of the GEMS / GWA core values and uphold the mission and ethos of the Academy as a non-selective, international and academically successful school through the lens of the International Baccalaureate Organisation 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.
We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced check.
About Your Benefits An excellent remuneration package is available for successful candidates including; a competitive tax free salary, furnished accommodation, premium medical insurance and life insurance, working permit and residence visa, annual flight allowance, tuition fee concession, and other benefits in line with the UAE Labour Law.
In addition to these, we offer : The opportunity to shape the future of a highly significant IB programme. The IB Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme at GEMS World Academy are unique and excitingA culture of collaboration and an excellent support systemAn excellent programme of continuing professional developmentTraining with the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) for teachers delivering the IBThe chance to shape the future of the subject in collaboration with the leadership team, external education professionals, and exam boardsThe opportunity to develop personally and professionally, structured performance management, and opportunities to advance to positions of greater responsibilityA commitment to staff wellbeing, including access to all of our sports facilities, weekly fitness sessions, and staff social eventsGEMS Rewards, which offers a package of benefits for staff such as retail discounts, savings on gym membership, cinema tickets and many other offers About GEMSTrusted for over 60 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai.
over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.About the School The International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes are at the heart of GEMS World Academy and are internationally renowned as rigorous and challenging courses in which students develop rapidly both personally and academically.
The IB Programme is widely considered the gold standard of education, and GEMS World Academy is looking for talented and innovative individuals to join our highly successful team of over 136 teachers, 80 teaching assistants and 44 administrative and support staff and to contribute to the already successful outcomes for our community.
GEMS World Academy-Dubai (GWA) is a private, co-educational IB World School for PreK to Grade 12 students. Established in 2008 as a member of GEMS Education, the Academy is authorised to deliver the PYP, MYP, DP and CP programmes, and is also accredited by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
We serve a multi-ethnic community in the heart of Dubai. Our ethos is grounded in the IB Learner Profile; we encourage intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit, and foster a real sense of communal endeavour.
The Academy has gained national and international recognition for its work to improve outcomes for students, as well as its aspirational and inclusive vision.
As a member of the GWA community you will have the opportunity to shape the future of the Academy whilst working alongside an exceptionally talented group of teachers and leaders.
For further details about GEMS World Academy, Dubai please visit : learn more please visit Application ProcessIf 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) : 1. Resume / CV2. Passport-size photographImportant 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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