Whole School Music & Performing Arts Teacher - September 2023

GEMS Education

Dubai, UAE

Ref: LP414-147

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

About the Role
Gems Wellington Academy-Al Khail is currently looking to recruit a Whole School Music & Performing Arts Teacher for September 2023. The school has a thriving Music and Performing Arts community and boasts wonderful facilities. These include 5 academic music teaching rooms, 10 practice rooms, music mac lab, recording studio, black box, dance studio, auditorium and amphitheatre. The music and performing arts department are inclusive and progressive in its vision to create a happy school community, in line with the sustainable development goals.

The Performing Arts Department covers the whole school and the appointee will be expected to teach Music, Dance and Drama across the school. A particular passion and focus for inspiring children in Nursery, Early Years and Lower Primary is essential. A relevant degree in a performing arts subject and PGCE is also essential.

There is an extensive programme of Performing Arts enrichment activities, including choral and instrumental activities, musicals, showcases and competitions. The Music & Performing Arts teacher will also be involved in expanding our curriculum and extra-curricular activities as part of our Partnership with the Urdang School of Performing Arts. It is essential that the appointee maintains a collaborative approach to supporting other Performing Arts colleagues and contributing to the team as a whole.


Being in Dubai, we are situated in the entertainment hub of the Middle East. This allows for many trips and exciting collaborations to happen within The Music Department. This role would be enjoyed by a teacher at any stage in their career, with a willingness to teach across The Performing Arts. There will be opportunities for career growth as well as fantastic CPD opportunities available.

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.

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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