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Dubai Scholars Secondary Head for 2017-2018

Dubai Scholars isaprivateschool located in Dubai, UAE. We are currently looking for a SECONDARY HEAD OF SCHOOL who will be a part of our Senior Leadership Team, helping take our school to new heights.

Dubai Scholars has a current cohort of 1,600 students. We have a strong reputation in the local market catering to a predominantly Asian population. We offer the EYFS framework in the early years leading on to the UK National Curriculum and the IGCSE and GCE examinations.

The individual we seek should have the relevant qualifications and experience and should be committed to high standards. The candidate should have the pedagogical background to ensure horizontal and vertical alignment across the secondary years (including the IGCSE and GCE curriculum) as well as ensuring that it is engaging and enriching. The candidate should be an instructional leader able to model the kind of teaching practices that we would see of our teachers, allowing for a program that is supportive of all students.

The candidate should be highly effective at documentation as well as information management systems so that students progress, attainment and other aspects of their learning can be effectively monitored. The candidate should be a skilled recruiter able to spot and develop quality teachers. The candidate should be a collaborative and motivational leader who is both confident as well as flexible.

The candidate should be energetic, driven and committed to excellence across all areas. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and be a great communicator. The candidate should be calm, mature, open, patient, hard-working, humble and in essence a good person.

A 3-year contract will be offered. Competitive package will be offered including accommodation, yearly air ticket, health insurance, visa costs and end of contract gratuity.

The following are a list of required qualifications for our incoming Secondary Head:
- Postgraduate degree in Education
- Prior experience in one of the following: UK National Curriculum, Cambridge Curriculum or IB MYP & DP
- Prior experience in school accreditation and/or school inspections
- Prior experience in student and school data management systems
- Record of academic and professional achievements
Application Procedure
Interested candidates should send their information to: Please mention Ref: DS Secondary Head
- Letter of application
- Statement of your education philosophy
- Updated CV
- Contact details of references that you reported into from your last 3 posts

All suitable candidates will go through a multi-step interview process conducted via Skype and where possible, face to face. We will be continually interviewing and will finalize upon the first candidate that meets our internal requirements and shares our ethos.


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