Teacher of Computer Science

September 28, 2023
Application ends: January 31, 2024
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Job Description

Vacancy Details

15300 – Teacher of Computer Science – September 2024


Location: UAE – Dubai

Closing Date31-Jan-2024

About the Role
We are currently seeking to employ an experienced Teacher of Computer Science for Jumeirah College, Dubai. This appointment is for September 2024 start.

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. Our student body is a dynamic international community of over 1,200 students from over 62 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. For more information please see our website.

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 2023 over 99% of GCSE results were 9-4 out of which 47% were 9, and at A level over 44% of all grades were A*/A with over 77% A*/B. This success enables our students to move on to the very top universities around the world, including Cambridge, UCL, Stanford, Monash and Toronto.

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

Jumeirah College is an inclusive school.

The Post: Teacher of Computer Science

The successful candidate will work in an exceptional department which is both extremely popular and successful. In iGCSE Computer Science 2023 42% candidates gained 9-8, with over 71% gaining 9-7 and 100% gaining 9-4. At A Level 83% gained A*- B, with 61% gaining A*/A. The opportunities which Computing 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. We are currently adding a Robotics/AI/VR suite to the school; which will present many exciting opportunities for student engagement and development.

The successful applicant will be required to have the following:

A B.Ed. or degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent with exceptional subject knowledge.
At least 3 years’ experience of the National Curriculum for England.
Experience teaching GCSE and A-Level. We are seeking to appoint talented, highly motivated and well-qualified individuals. You should have a proven track record of outstanding learning and teaching.
A mindset which understands all students have the potential for top performance, and the drive and passion to enable them to do so.
Experience which will enable a contribution to our enriched curriculum programme.
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.

If you meet the above criteria we would very much welcome your application.

If you are keen to be considered for roles within our school beginning in September 2024, we are very interested in organising a call with you. GEMS Education will be visiting the UK (London and Manchester), giving candidates the opportunity to interview in person for the next academic year, September 2024.

Date and location will be confirmed upon successful invitation to interview – please state your preferred location (London or Manchester) to interview in your covering letter. This will be a closed event and by invitation only.

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.