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.

The GEMS approach to learning is one which focuses not only on academic excellence but also on providing a values-based education to every child. A GEMS education helps students develop character, creativity, personal leadership and the spirit of enterprise necessary to achieve their full potential as global citizens and leaders of the future.


The Role:

We are seeking to appoint exceptional educators with the drive and vision to provide outstanding teaching and learning for boys and girls campuses at leading schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

From September 2020 we are looking to appoint Elementary teachers to join one of the most established international schools in Riyadh, and be part of this exciting journey.

The successful applicants will have the following:

A certified teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, M.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent is preferred, although not essential

The desire to provide Outstanding teaching and learning

Aspiration to work in a world class school with real prospects for enhancing their career


About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package in line with industry standards and best practices. 



Established in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for almost 50 years, Ma’arif Schools have the privilege of educating more than 22000 students in our 14 national and international schools across the kingdom.

With an exceptional track record of academic achievement, our teachers and school leaders consistently deliver outstanding learning and teaching with a focus on character development and student enrichment.

Teaching at Ma’arif 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 our commitment to professional development, our school leadership teams largely come from within our network of schools. Our teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world as our company expands throughout the Middle East and further afield.

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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.