Working with us offers you a unique opportunity to enhance and progress your career in a global setting. Whether this is your first international leadership role or the latest in your successful career, GEMS Education in partnership with the Ma’arif Education Group provides you with the unparalleled chance to be part of the world’s largest education company and most established school group in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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 and over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.
Building on the promise of providing quality education around the globe, GEMS Education is now bringing its legacy and experience to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the commitment to support the education sector in the Kingdom. Through strategic alliance with the largest private school owner and operator in Saudi Arabia, the Ma’arif Education Group, GEMS Education has added 14 new schools across KSA to our global footprint of world-class education and we now have an opportunity to enrich the lives of over 22,000 students and their families.
Looking to the future, GEMS Education plans to build a significant portfolio of more than 50 schools and provide high-quality education to more than 130,000 students and creating 60,000 new jobs in the education sector. With the public and private sector working together, we aim to improve the standard of education in the country and enhance human capital development.
We have a number of leadership opportunities available for the current academic year, and in 2021/2021 across the Kingdom, from Head of School to Principal and Executive level.
These positions are a fantastic opportunity for experienced school leaders that have led their own schools to develop and grow their careers within our network.
These leadership roles are key to our schools’ success. We require leaders who are:
- Strategic thinkers: able to take a long-term view to help guide the school’s strategic direction and ensure that the vision is aligned to today’s competitive, global economy.
- Highly effective communicators: able to deliver clear, pro-active and effective two-way communication (both orally and in writing) that expands understanding, listens to and respects the differences in an audience’s viewpoint.
- Outstanding leaders: able to provide direction, set clear expectations and inspire through role modelling.
- Collaborative: able to develop high performing teams and build effective relationships.
- Track record: demonstrable track record in rapidly raising standards of achievement and progress and delivering exceptional education outcomes.
Applications from KSA Nationals would be of particular interest.
We know that when it comes to being a great place to work, it helps to make sure our people feel valued; we pride ourselves on providing staff with the opportunity to grow and develop within the Organisation. Succession planning is a key part of our success, and we believe that we are at the forefront of developing the next generation of Leaders.
If you are attracted and excited by the opportunity to join one of our schools, and join an expanding group of schools, then we would like to hear from you.
All positions attract an excellent remuneration packageIf you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
2. Passport-size photograph
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.