Head of Music

at GEMS Education
Published October 6, 2022
Expires April 1, 2023
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Teaching / Education  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Head of Music - September 2023

Business Unit: Jumeirah College – Dubai

Location: UAE – Dubai

Closing Date 01-Apr-2023

About the Role

From September 2023 we are looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Music to join the College.

 

The successful candidate will be leading a developing department which is both popular and successful. The College is looking for a candidate who can grow the department into an established A Level option to compliment the success of extra-curricular Music across the College. The opportunities which Music present for students is central to the philosophy of the school. As a result, this appointment is crucial to the continued development of Jumeirah College.

 

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 A-Level 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 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.

 

About GEMS

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

Jumeirah College is a GEMS Premium Secondary School which delivers the National Curriculum for England, offering the full range of GCSE and A level courses. The College has been repeatedly judged to be Outstanding in inspections. Although non-selective at admission, our students achieve exceptional exam results which compare to top UK schools. In 2021 99.4% of GCSE results were 9-4 out of which 24.4% 9, and at A level 71% of all grades were A*/A with 95% A*/B. . This success enables our students to move on to the very top universities around the world, including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Yale.

 

Our student body is a dynamic and inclusive international community of over 1,100 students from over 70 nationalities. We take pride in the development of the whole child, recognising the importance of developing cultural and global awareness. We have a thriving enriched curriculum which provides a diverse range of activities, initiatives and charitable endeavours that both engage our student body and embed our philosophy of global awareness and world citizenship. Jumeirah College is currently working towards accreditation of this approach through the High Performance Leaning network.

 

As one of the leading schools in the Middle East, Jumeirah College is the first choice school for many families. The success of the school has been repeatedly recognised with the school being nominated for a series of awards, including being shortlisted as ‘International School of the Year’ by both the TES and the British International School Awards.

 

 

To learn more please visit http://www.gemsjc.com/

 

 

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):

 

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Passport-size photograph

 

In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

 

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.

 

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