Katie Whiting

Head of Year 9

Miss Whiting is originally from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire UK. She graduated from The University of Lincoln with a BA (hons) degree in English, 2011. She achieved QTS (PGCE) from the University of Bedfordshire in 2012.

Miss Whiting’s teaching career began in Mansfield where she taught English for two years and was promoted to Head of KS3 English. She then moved to an Outstanding school in Nottingham where she taught English at KS3, 4 and A Level English Language at KS5. Here is where she led KS5 English Literature, Language and Media Studies for three years before making the decision to journey to Dubai and rise to the different challenges and opportunities faced in international education.

Miss Whiting joined GEMS FirstPoint in 2017 and has been committed to the development of the school and progress of the students ever since. Miss Whiting is currently Head of Year 9. In her spare time, you’ll find her on one of Dubai’s many beaches, reading a new book or taking part in some form of fitness. 

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