Head of Dance - September 2023

GEMS Education

Dubai, UAE

Ref: LP414-669

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

About the Role
We are looking for an outstanding Head of Dance to join our successful team at GEMS Wellington Academy, Silicon Oasis from September 2023.

Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it's a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programs 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.

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 successful candidate will have:

- Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
- BA (Hons) Degree in Dance
- Head of Dance teaching and leadership experience
- Track record of outstanding Dance Examination results
- Experience teaching Dance examination GCSE/A-Level/IB Dance/ BTEC
- Willingness to commit to extra rehearsals and support wider school events and performance.
- Able to teach a variety of Dance Styles

- Experience of working in the Dance industry at some capacity
- Able to teach other dance qualifications such as ISTD, RAD or others

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 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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