Director of Studies in United Arab Emirates

Country: United Arab Emirates
Region: Middle East
Subject: Education
Level: Ages 4-18 / Whole School
Start date: 1st August, 2019
Closing date: 1st April, 2019

This international school in Abu Dhabi is looking for an experienced Director of Studies to start in August 2019. This job will suit someone organised, methodical and IT-literate, with academic leadership experience.

In essence, this job involves joining the academic leadership of the Prep and Senior Schools and supporting the Second Master, Deputy Head (Academic) of Prep School and the Director of Teaching and Learning.

This role involves working closely with the Head of IT Services.

Some aspects of the job extend to full school.


The key areas for involved in this role are:

  • Academic Data (including CEM)
  • Academic Documentation
  • Options and Setting
  • (Timetable, Staffing and Curriculum)

Vacancy Requirements:

  • Fully qualified teacher status with an internationally recognised teaching qualification.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

About the School

This newly opened international school in Abu Dhabi stands in beautiful and spacious grounds in a prime location between the Cultural and Beach Districts of Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi.

The school is expected to grow considerably over the next few years. Class sizes will be restricted to an average of 18 per class. Although the school could cater for well over two thousand pupils at capacity, the target roll is 1500.

The school will have separate Junior and Senior Schools with first class resources including science labs; two music schools; three libraries; a large sports arena, with separate gymnasiums and a dance studio; two swimming pools; extensive playgrounds and two grass pitches; a 650 seater theatre; Astroturf pitch and four tennis courts; a recital Hall and lecture theatre with 100 seats and up to four boarding houses – within Phase 2 (2017) and 3 (2019) developments.


The school follows the British National Curriculum.

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