principal - us curriuclum school - sharjah

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Principal - US Curriuclum School - Sharjah (UAE), ASAP

Curriculum: American
Experience required: 8 years leadership
Sponsorship: Single, Married Couples with dependents considered
Salary: 25,000AED - 35,500AED tax free per month
Contract: 2 years

School vision / ethos:

The School aims to empower young people from a wide range of diverse backgrounds to be fully prepared for living happy and fulfilled lives in the context of a rapidly changing world. The School aims to empower young people from a wide range of diverse backgrounds to be fully prepared for living happy and fulfilled lives in the context of a rapidly changing world. The School also endeavour to be open to change, adapt, innovate and keep pace with the ever increasing needs of the society in order to equip our students for the challenges of the 21st Century, is registered with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accreditation is under process.In addition to the above, they follow MOE's mandatory subjects like Arabic, Islamic Studies, UAE Studies and Moral Education.

Job and Person Specification:

* Relate the educational objectives of the school to instructional practices that yield the highest standards of student learning outcomes.
* Recognise and seek alternative learning solutions for students with behavioural or learning difficulties.
* Oversee the evaluation of existing programmes and practices, curriculum content and piloting of experimental programmes.
* Increase admission rate through promotional and marketing initiatives.
* Monitor industry trends to enable effective benchmarking and learning from industry best practices.
* Ensure up to date and accurate business intelligence on competitors and operating environment.
* Develop and furnish business intelligence reports to stakeholders.
* Build and maintain contacts with current and prospective customers.
* Actively participate and encourage staff participation in parent-teacher and other community groups, as a means of developing understanding, cooperation, and respect for school objectives and endeavours.
* Liaise with internal and external stakeholders and entities to ensure smooth running of the school.
* Accept corporate responsibility for decisions made and ensure that those decisions are implemented.
* Establish effective means of staff recruitment, ensure the provision and implement a plan for staff development.
* Articulate a vision for Professional Development of staff and ensure its implementation.
* Identify and groom staff for administration and future responsibilities.
* Identify learning and training needs of employees and ensure that the relevant professional development activities are organised and participated in accordingly.


* A degree in education, educational leadership, management and administration up to Master's level (preferred).
* A thorough understanding of American curriculum

* A minimum of 8-9 years of overall experience in education, of which at least 3 years as a teacher and over 5 years in education leadership role in an American curriculum school
* Demonstrated leadership qualities balanced with strong interpersonal skills
* Openness, initiative , integrity and sound professional judgment
* Team management
* Conflict management
* Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
* Strong decision-making skills


*Tax free salary - 25,500AED - 35,500AED tax free per month

*Single accommodation

*Medical insurance coverage

*Annual air fares

This is a leadership vacancy managed by Leadanywhere. For further details, please contact Lotte Baker at



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