GEMS Westminster School – Rak http://www.gemswestminsterschool-rak.com/

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:


Deliver the required curriculum; demonstrating accurate and up to date knowledge of curriculum and subject matter.

Plan and deliver quality lessons to motivate students. Create and utilise appropriate materials and the classroom environment to cater for different learning styles.

Show written evidence of planning and preparation on request. Establish and maintain records of curriculum and year plans, attendance, teaching resources, assessment plans etc.

Teach students assigned according to their individual needs using appropriate teaching strategies that meet student needs and abilities eg. late-entering students, ESL, low academic ability, gifted and talented etc.

Set and mark work. Assess, record and report on the academic

development, progress and attainment of students and use assessment to ensure the curriculum meets the individual student’s needs.

Display competence in using media and technology in the classroom.

Promote the general progress and well-being of students and provide guidance to students on educational matters.

Model and encourage cultural awareness and understanding and promote a love of learning.

Perform clerical duties associated with textbooks, instructional supplies, equipment, student reports and records, attendance reports.

Prepare a daily program including daily lesson plans which shall be available for substitute teachers.

Contribute to the monitoring of student outcomes and effectiveness of programs and the assessment and reporting of individual student progress.

Contribute to the implementation of curriculum improvement/development.


Communicate with persons outside the school where appropriate (e.g Ministry of Education officials).

Communicate and meet with parents regularly promoting the GEMS philosophy and core values; keep parents regularly informed of students’ progress while respecting the confidentiality of student-related information

Promote community understanding of the school, encourage the involvement of parents in the school and facilitate interaction between staff, students, parents and members of the community.

Initiate, facilitate and engage in appropriate communication and interaction between staff, parents, school and community

Professional development

Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures

Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching

Where appropriate, take part in the appraisal and professional development of others

Participate in appraisal and Performance Management procedures and Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Work alongside colleagues on the preparation and development of teaching materials, resources, courses of study and pastoral arrangements.

Participate in, and lead where appropriate, the co-curricular and extra-curricular programmes in the school. Promote good working relationships through active leadership and sharing of ideas, materials and experiences.


  • Experience teaching British Curriculum – IGCSE /AS
  • Bachelors of Education – Major English and Literature
  • IELTS – Band 7.5 


Bachelors of Education

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Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Mid Career – Over 2 years experience
Years of Experience
Min: 2


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About GEMS Education

Trusted for over 55 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 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.