Music Teacher

Website GEMS Education

Job Description:

Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it’s a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programs and have the opportunity to grow with the company on a global scale. With most of our leaders coming from within the GEMS network of schools, GEMS teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world as we expand into more and more countries.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Excellent IT and interpersonal communication skills to work closely with students and parents
  • A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom
  • Proven experience of teaching Music at key stage 3, 4 and 5
  • The ability to share your outstanding practice
  • A B.Ed or subject related degree and PGCE / PGDE or equivalent

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Music Education Methods: Music teachers should be familiar with various music education methods and pedagogies. This includes understanding different approaches to teaching music theory, music history, ear training, and ensemble performance. Familiarity with technology used in music education, such as music production software or digital notation programs, can also be advantageous.
  • Teaching Certification/License: To work in public schools, music teachers are typically required to hold a valid teaching certification or license. The specific certification requirements vary by country or state, so it’s important to check the regulations in the specific location where you plan to teach.
  • Education: A bachelor’s degree in music education or a related field is typically required to become a music teacher. Some institutions may prefer or require a master’s degree for higher-level positions or specialized teaching roles.
  • Musical Proficiency: Music teachers should have a strong musical background and proficiency in their primary instrument(s). They should demonstrate knowledge and skill in music theory, sight-reading, composition, and performance.
  • Teaching Experience: Prior teaching experience or practice in a teaching setting, such as student teaching, internships, or private tutoring, is beneficial. It allows you to develop instructional skills, classroom management techniques, and an understanding of working with diverse student populations.

Job Details:

Company: GEMS Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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