Middle School Visual Arts Teacher

at GEMS Education
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted August 17, 2021
Category Teaching / Education
Job Type Full-time

Description

Middle School Visual Arts Teacher - Abu Dhabi - end Sept 2020

Business Unit: GEMS American Academy - Abu Dhabi

Location: UAE - Abu Dhabi

Closing Date 31-Aug-2021

About the Role

GEMS American Academy Abu Dhabi is looking for a qualified and experienced Middle School Visual Arts Teacher who is excited 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 located in the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi.

 

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 successful applicant should have the following:

 

A certified teaching qualification such as Masters, BEd, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent with a specialization in Visual Arts

2 years’ experience in a similar school setting

Familiarity with standards-based grading and the American curriculum

Ability to build strong relationships with students and colleagues

Understanding of PLC model (collaborative)

A growth-oriented and enthusiastic about the arts

Professional commitment to becoming an “Outstanding” Teacher

A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom

Excellent IT and interpersonal communication skills to work closely with students and parents

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.

 

 

 

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 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 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

 

 

About the School

GEMS American Academy is a diverse international K-12 American/IB School offering both the Primary Years Programme and Diploma Programme with 2,000 students, comprised of 82 nationalities speaking 40 languages and a faculty of 180. Established in 2007 and accredited by CIS and NEASC, GAA is the flagship American curriculum school for GEMS in Abu Dhabi and sister school to Dubai American Academy.

 

GAA offers an academically rigorous and relevant program of studies specifically designed as a student-centered, inclusive and adaptive approach to learning. At GAA, learning is a journey of exploration and growth, where exceptional teachers and world-class facilities support the fullest development of every child’s potential. Our American style approach to learning includes a wide range of academic subjects and a holistic approach, which includes the arts, music, drama, physical education, extra-curricular activities, clubs, and sports.

 

More than simply a larger selection of course offerings and activities, our approach to curriculum and instruction cultivates critical thinking skills and celebrates each child’s creativity and imagination. Our rich program allows young people to pursue individual interests and gain the confidence and conviction to make their unique contributions to the community.

 

 

www.gemsaa.abudhabi.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

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.