head of middle and upper school, august 2020, dubai

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the middle east team, teachanywhere
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job description

Head of Middle and Upper School

Location: Dubai

Start date: August 2020

Experience: Previous leadership experience and IB curriculum knowledge

Salary: Excellent tax free salary and benefits

Contract: 2 Years

School vision/Ethos:

This school is part of a well known US school brand which dates back to 1872. A school designed to prepare students for Ivy league schools and now bringing its long and rich history as a top international school in the UAE. Operating as an IB World school the school is dedicated to igniting the spark of genius in every child. With excellent resources on a purpose built campus that include swimming pools, innovative library and athletics pitch students are surrounded by the best so that they can be the best.

Location overview:

Dubai is a cosmopolitan place to live and work. An array of attractions and activities accommodate varying lifestyles from relaxing on beautiful beaches to hiking in the Hajar Mountains, music festivals, international sporting events, state of the art cinemas as well as international travel opportunities are just a snippet of what this amazing location has to offer.


You should be a dynamic and enthusiastic leader with a background in the IB curriculum. The successful candidate will line and performance manage the MYP and DP coordinators, and therefore needs to understand the IB's mission statement and philosophy which is very much aligned to the school's.

You will have relevant Bachelors degree or Masters degree with a minimum of six years teaching experience. Ideally you will have previous academic and pastoral leadership experience. The school ideally seek someone who would consider themselves an expert in the field of inclusion, safeguarding and child protection. Someone with proven experience and skills in this area would really compliment the team.

*A more detailed job description is available upon request.


A generous tax free salary will be awarded commensurate with the responsibility of the post and will be between 10 - 15,000 AED per month depending on experience plus TLR allowance , in addition to company accommodation , education, flight allowance and medical insurance.


knowledge of curriculum



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