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School spotlight: GEMS International School Cairo

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Snapshot: GEMS International School Cairo

Year founded: 2022
Public or private: Private school
Profit/Not for profit: Profit
Day or boarding: Day
Segregation type: Co-Educational
Religious affiliation: None
Curriculum: IB MYP, IB PYP, United States of America
Instructional language: English
Alternate instructional language: Arabic
Start grade: Kindergarten
End grade: Grade 12


About: GEMS International School Cairo

GEMS Education is one of the world’s largest private education providers. With over 40 schools in UAE, Qatar, KSA, Egypt, Europe, Africa, India, Southeast Asia and North America, GEMS educates over 119,000 students with an unwavering mission: to put a quality education within the reach of every learner no matter where they are.

Every GEMS school is built on the same core values that encourage every GEMS student, regardless of their age, to develop a social conscience and become an active member of the global community, and GEMS International School Cairo is no different. First opened in September 2022, GISC is a purpose-built, high tech, environmentally conscious school located in New Cairo.

Initially open to just early years, primary and middle schools, GISC will be adding upper grades in subsequent years, with a projected enrollment of 1400 students. GISC is notable for its emphasis on inclusion and diversity, future thinking technology skills, and most importantly, developing impactful global citizens with a mission to serve the world: Inspiring Leaders, Future Thinkers, Fearless Explorers, Diversity Ambassadors.

GISC is looking for motivated and experienced educators to join their team in Cairo.


Ethos: GEMS International School Cairo

GEMS International School Cairo provides each student with a holistic, inquiry-based, and engaging curriculum. Students are prepared to be internationally minded citizens who takes action to contribute positively to their community and the world.

The academic curriculum, environmental provision and operational practices of GISC are deeply rooted in GEMS’ four Core Values: Always Learning, Care, Excellence and One Team. Through these values students become confident, tolerant, resilient people of integrity, capable of both leadership and compassion.

GISC empowers the genius in every child through knowledge, skills, and values in an international educational setting, allowing each student to thrive both personally and academically. GISC nurtures the driving passion to enable students to make a powerful impact in their community and the world.


Location: GEMS International School Cairo

GEMS International School Cairo is located in New Cairo.

A rapidly growing city located in the eastern part of the Cairo Governorate in Egypt, New Cairo is situated around 35 kilometers away from the historic city of Cairo and is considered a new urban center that offers modern facilities and infrastructure.

New Cairo is well-known for its high-end residential compounds, commercial centers, educational institutions, and leisure destinations. It is also home to many international companies, making it a hub for business and investment in Egypt. New Cairo’s strategic location, well-planned urban design, and abundance of green spaces make it a desirable destination for both residents and visitors.


Benefits: GEMS International School Cairo

Accommodation: Housing allowance is provided

Flights/Transport: Mobilization and annual flights allowance is provided

Medical: Medical insurance is provided

Dependent opportunities: Discounted tuition fees


Interested in working for GEMS International School Cairo? View vacancies and apply now.

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