Vice Principal in United Arab Emirates

Country: United Arab Emirates
Region: Middle East
Subject: Education
Level: Ages 4-18 / Whole School
Start date: 1st August, 2018
Closing date: 4th June, 2018

This international school in Abu Dhabi is looking for an experienced Vice Principal to start in August 2018. The purpose of this role is to provide proactive support to the Principal to ensure that the leadership and management of the School operates at the most effective level possible.

Vacancy Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in relevant discipline
  • Teacher certification - Qualified Teacher Status
  • NPQH (enrolled or equivalent within next 2 years)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in education
  • Experience as an overseas educator in a preferably inclusive international setting, well versed and current in a British curriculum
  • Fluent English speaker
  • A leader of teaching and learning and a key person in the senior leadership team
  • Knowledge and understanding of the competency-led learning
  • Knowledge and understanding of what constitutes high quality educational provision and how to secure it within the School
  • Strong organizational and technology skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Experienced curriculum and team leader

About the School

This international school in the south of Abu Dhabi, teaches the National Curriculum for England to ages 3 to 15. The school now has over 1300 students from over 45 different nationalities. They currently teach FS1 to Year 10 (Pre-KG to Grade 9), with Year 11 (Grade 10) opening in September 2018.

Building started in September 2012, and the doors to the school first opened in September 2014 to over 200 children, which quickly grew to 686 by the end of the first term. In September 2015, they welcomed over 1,000 children and doubled their staff numbers. By September 2016, the school had grown again to over 1,200 students, and the campus and student body were a settled and welcoming environment to the new families that joined the school. With more capacity to grow in the Secondary School they will see their numbers grow again in September 2018, when they open Year 11 for when students complete their iGCSE exams.

The school pride themselves on their staff. Nearly all teachers are native English speakers, working alongside specialist teachers who deliver the Ministry of Education’s Arabic, Islamic and Social Studies curriculum. Learning and teaching standards are constantly observed, and specialist consultants from their British owners ensure they are constantly developing to give students the best environment to develop academically as well as socially. The Senior Leadership Team are mainly British, bringing years of experience from schools all over the world to the international school.

The environment is as important to learning as the faculty is. The school has light spacious classrooms for Primary and Secondary, and a separate specialised Early Years Foundation Stage building with its own indoor and outdoor play areas. A heated swimming pool offers weekly swimming lessons to Years 3 and above, while the library, ICT suites and art rooms give students a rounded education.

Science labs will be available to Secondary students from the 2017-18 academic year, as well as a fantastic refurbished indoor multipurpose sports hall.

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