Vice Principal (Academic) - August 2024

GEMS Education

Dubai, UAE

Posted on: 26 Jan 2024

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Employment: Full Time

We are hiring an outstanding Academic Vice Principal teacher to join our team in August 2024.

Due to continued growth, the school wishes to recruit an exceptional high performing individual who will have oversight of the Primary and Secondary Schools.

Join us at Gems Metropole Motor City, where sustainability is at the heart of education. Our state-of-the-art campus in Dubai showcases eco-friendly initiatives, providing aspiring teachers with the ideal platform to learn and teach sustainable values.

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!


The ideal candidate will have the following experiences and competences:
- Be either an existing Principal, Vice-Principal or highly experienced Senior Leader
- Be comfortable operationing within, and co-leading a large, committed and highly competent leadership team
- Have the ability, experience and gravitas to lead Primary and Secondary pastoral and academic teams
- Be highly familiar with both Primary School and Secondary School structures, curriculums, qualifications and assessment and tracking thereof
- Have outstanding knowledge of peadagogical best practice leading to enhanced student outcomes
- Have significant experience of Dubai based private education and a thorough knowledge of associated regulatory frameworks
- Have the ability to foster close working relationships at all levels, resulting in effective and impactful, high performing teams
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 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.


GEMS Education is a pioneering education company with an international network of award winning K-12 schools. Over the past 55 years GEMS has grown from one school to being a truly global company with one incredible mission – to make quality education available to every student. Over 20,000 education professionals unlock the potential of over 250,000 students across 14 countries each and every day, preparing children of all ages for real world success.

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