Assistant Head Teacher – Key Stage 4 and 5 Achievement & Wellbeing – Late August 2022 Positions in GEMS Education Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website GEMS Education

This Job Listing is about GEMS Education in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About the job

About The Role

Due to the continued success of our GEMS Founders School, we are looking to recruit an Assistant Head Teacher – Achievement for Key Stage 4 and 5 for the next academic year. This role will be for a late August 2022 start.

As we expand our provision with our inaugural Year 12 in September 2022, we are looking for a dynamic and competent senior leader to lead on Achievement and Wellbeing in Key Stage 4 and 5.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced senior leader to take the next step in their career with a global leading company and within a world-class International School located in the heart of Dubai.

As well as being a great place to work, Dubai is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round. Teachers in Dubai enjoy an exciting lifestyle, with opportunities for new and exciting leisure activities and travel across the region and further afield!

We are looking for an outstanding, innovative leader to join the GEMS Founders Family. The successful candidate will play a key role in the Associate Senior Leadership Team.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the Quality Assurance of data and assessment in Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.
  • Ensuring the quality of provision for the use of Data and Assessment in Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.
  • Optimising wellbeing and maximising attendance in Key Stage 4 and 5.
  • Managing these key areas across the school to ensure consistency and impact.
  • Working with colleagues to ensure identified groups of students achieve.
  • To develop and deliver parental engagement to work with key stakeholders and deliver key messages.
  • Support with the self-evaluation and school improvement process for the school in your key area.
  • Be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team in all GFM events.

Essential Requirements

  • A certified teaching qualification, at degree level such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent . Open University or online degrees are not acceptable.
  • At least 3 years of solid and demonstrable experience in senior leadership in a Secondary School in a British curriculum or equivalent experience in a similar role or whole school leadership
  • Strong data literacy skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to work closely with students and parents.


  • A leadership qualification such as NPQSL, or NPQH or a master’s degree in educational leadership.
  • UAE British School teaching experience.
  • Experience of being an effective curriculum leader.

Candidates who meet the requirements stated above are encouraged to apply with a covering letter and a recent up to date CV with two references including your current/most recent employer.

About GEMS

About Your Benefits

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 Founders Al Mizhar School (GFM) is a value for money National Curriculum of England School which opened in September 2018 modelled on the highly successful GEMS Founders Dubai School. It educates students from FS1 to Year 11 and will build to a full FS to Year 13 School of 4800 students in subsequent years.

The school has a focus on high academic standards, computational thinking, social and emotional Education as well as inclusivity to allow all students to succeed through a range of academic and vocational pathways.

Alongside well-equipped classrooms, the school has good sports provision, large open plan learning areas to support innovation and creative problem solving including robotics and 3D printing, a drama/dance studio, specialist music rooms, full WiFi coverage, dedicated science labs, art rooms and libraries.

FS students have access to attractive indoor and outdoor learning areas. All classrooms are equipped with large LCD screens to enhance student learning.

The school follows the National Curriculum for England, offering IGCSE, AS and A level courses in the future as well as a range of vocational pathways.

To learn more please visit

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):

  • Resume/CV
  • Passport-size photograph

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.

Company: GEMS Education

Vacancy Type: Full-time 

Job Location:  Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here