vice principal, abu dhabi - asap

abu dhabi
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international teaching
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the mid east team, teachanywhere
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job description

Vice Principal - Abu Dhabi, ASAP

Curriculum: UK
Experience: 5 plus years
Package: Competitive and tax free
Sponsorship: Single or married teaching couples
Contract: 2 years

School Overview: This is a multi-cultural, caring community in which the children are encouraged to become independent thinkers and learning from an early age within a safe and positive environment. Each individual child is values, nurtured and encouraged to reach their full potential whilst developing a love of learning. The majority of the learning is based on the English National Curriculum which including links to the UAE culture. The primary school runs from KG to Year 6 which the children can make a smooth transition to the secondary school. The secondary school currently offers up to GSCE level, and will continue to grow and reach up to A Level. The core subjects of Maths, English, Science, Computing, Humanities are studied in years 1-6, with streaming according to the ability in English and Math in Years 3-6.

Role Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate should possess proven leadership and management skills in the field of education. You should have a passion for academic excellence and for international education. The new Senior Vice-Principal should be able to communicate effectively and collaborate with students, faculty, administrative and support staff, and parents.
  • Support the Principal and colleagues to ensure creativity, innovation and the use of appropriate new technologies to achieve excellence and nurture human wholeness.
  • Maintain a consistent and continuous Academy-wide focus on student achievement, which reflects the agreed vision and values of the school
  • Use data and benchmarks to monitor progress in student learning and support and facilitate colleagues in this.
  • Work with the Principal of School and lead colleagues in implementing strategies, which secure high standards of behaviour and attendance and reflect the School agreed on values in their response to the needs of vulnerable individuals.
  • Participate in the monitoring, evaluation and review of classroom practice and promote improvement strategies.
  • Participate in planning, allocation, support and evaluation of work undertaken by teams and individuals, giving professional leadership and delegating tasks as appropriate.
  • Attend professional development workshops and educational conferences in order to maintain and improve professional competence.


  • Over 5 years experience as a Secondary Teacher and Leader
  • Knowledge of IGCSE curriculum
  • Excellent Pedagogy
  • Deep understanding of UAE culture - Preferably leadership experience within the UAE
  • Ability and willingness to inspire others; leading by example and role modelling school's vision statement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to develop excellent relationships with parents and other stakeholders
  • Masters in Education or Leadership


A competitive tax free salary is available depending on qualifications and experience; accommodation or allowance provided; annual flights, tuition discounts, medical insurance, transport to school, end of contract gratuity.


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