Assistant Head Teacher (Academic) Curriculum & Assessment

GEMS Education

Dubai, UAE

Ref: LP414-117

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

About the Role
We are looking for a committed and dynamic Assistant Head Teacher to join our growing Secondary School at GEMS FirstPoint School, The Villa, Dubai from September 2023. You should be able to demonstrate a track record of impact in academic areas, particularly relating to curriculum design and adaptation, and assessment. The successful candidate will teach a 50% timetable and will join a passionate and highly effective Secondary Leadership Team. Any subject specialist will be considered.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teacher to take the next step in their career with a global leading company and within a world-class International School located in 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!


All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual furnished accommodation, tuition fee concession, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity.

Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it's a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programmes and have the opportunity to grow with the company on a global scale. With most of our leaders coming from within the GEMS network of schools, GEMS teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world as we expand into more and more countries.

About the Company

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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Assistant salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 4,500

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