Head of Business Studies and Economics – Sept 2021


We are looking for a committed and dynamic head of department to join the Business Studies/Economics department at GEMS Jumeirah College, Dubai from September 2021.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced leader or an experienced Business Studies and Economics teacher looking for the next step in their career. You should be somebody who is looking to join a global leading company and a world-class international school.

You will be responsible for running a successful department and should have previous experience implementing outstanding teaching and learning practice both within the classroom and across a wider department setting.

The successful candidate will work in an exceptional department which is both extremely popular and successful. In 2020 100% of Business Studies GCSE candidates gained 9 -4 (A*-A), with over 14% gaining 9 (A*). Economics – 98% of candidates gained 9 -4 (A*-A) with over 22% gaining a 9 (A*). A level Business Studies candidates gained 86% A* – B with 57% A*/A and Economics 97% A* – B with 79% A*/A.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A certified teaching qualification with exceptional subject knowledge
  • Experience teaching GCSE and A-Level or equivalent
  • A proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning
  • At least 3 years’ experience of the National Curriculum for England.

To be considered for this post you must hold a B.Ed. or a Bachelor’s in a relevant subject alongside a PGCE / PGDE or equivalent.

The successful applicant will possess the willingness to commit to Extra Curricular activities.


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 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.

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