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Cluster Manager Academic Advisor
Permanent vacancy in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Job Reference:
Public  National , Nursery, Primary & Secondary School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas & Local applicants accepted
Job Start Date:
ASAP Start
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Face to Face, Telephone, Web Camera,
Area of Expertise:


Cluster Manager Academic Advisor Job for the Minsitry of Education UAE

SeekTeachers is seeking qualified Cluster Managers for Academic Advisors to join with the Ministry of Education (UAE) . This is a FANTASTIC opportunity if you have over 3 year’s experience in a senior role within a School or College and have 5 years of experience teaching in school setup.

Cluster Manager Job Description:
The role of the Deputy Cluster Manager – Academic Affairs is to support the Principal, Lead Teachers and Teachers, through professional leadership and management of the teaching and learning. Deputy Cluster Manager – Academic Affairs will look after a number of these schools in small ‘clusters’.
Deputy Cluster Manager – Academic Affairs are required to facilitate and encourage learning which enables students to achieve high standards. They should model excellence by conducting team teaching and implement action plans which are short and achievable. They are expected to actively undertake professional development by being fully conversant with the latest curriculum developments.
They will ensure the vision for Ministry is clearly articulated, shared, understood and acted upon effectively by programme staff within the school. They should motivate and work with colleagues to create a shared culture of excellence and a positive climate
It is the responsibility of the Deputy Cluster Manager – Academic Affairs to establish and execute short, medium and long-term plans for all areas under their management and ensure their plans meet the aims and objectives of the programme. They should have a good handle on the data for their schools and be able to identify weak and strong groups of students, teachers and overall schools.
Deputy Cluster Managers will undertake teaching where required (for example in the absence of enough staff) and initially during their first few months as this will give them a greater understanding of the context.
The job specifications are listed below. However, this is an overview of the role and is not exhaustive, nor will all post holders routinely undertake all of the functions. The MOE reserves the right to assign other duties commensurate with the grade as required.
  1. Co-ordinate all aspects of the Emirati School Model within the school
  2. Ensure all periods for English medium subjects are covered
  3. Monitor student attendance and take the necessary action as determined by the Ministry policy on lateness and attendance
  4.  Support the form tutor programme with the support of student services
  5. Ensure academic excellence is maintained through observations and monitoring of teaching staf
  6. Develop training plans to ensure staff are regularly updated on the curriculum and other aspects of the programme’s requirements
  7. Engage parents and guardians to ensure they understand and are involved in the academic life of their child(ren)
  8. Maintain a risk and issue log with contingencies and keep the management team updated
  9. Regularly brief the Sector Specialist and management team on progress
  10. Share best practice with colleagues on the programme and provide support as necessary
  11. Monitor students’ academic progress and support teaching staff to achieve and maintain the required standard
  12. Represent the MOE locally, regionally and nationally as required.
  13. To ensure the protection of children and learners is paramount and at all times lead by example.
  14. Demonstrate and embed the MOE’s core values of putting children and young adults first, achieving excellence, behaving with integrity at all times.
  15. At all times, the post holder will be expected to operate in accordance with the MOE’s policies and procedure
Job Requirements:
  1. A degree in mathematics or a science (Masters preferred)
  2. A minimum of three years’ experience in a senior role within a school or college with whole school leadership
  3. Have a minimum of five years’ successful teaching experience within the disciplines of either mathematics or science.
  4. Experience gained from more than one educational entity
  5. UAE / transferable driving license 
The following proficiency certificates are accepted and must be presented before interview:
  1. IELTS 7 Academic / 7.5 General (with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill)
  2. Cambridge CAE (C1)
  3. Cambridge CPE (C2)
  4. EmSAT minimum of 1625
Salary & Benefits:
  1. TAX FREE Salary range AED 27000 - AED 35000 per month
  2. Medical (Spouse + 3 Children under the age of 18)
  3. VISA fir the Teacher only
  4. Flight (Spouse + 3 Children under the age of 18)
Apply now to secure your next Cluster Manager job in the United Arab Emirates with SeekTeachers.com. The start date is determined by the teacher as and when you are able to start.  Once you are successful securing employment with the education reform you will need to attest your documents. Your consultant will help you with this process.
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Minimum Application Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirement: M.Ed, B.Ed or a relevant Bachelor's Degree with a Teaching Qualification
5 Years
Type of Staff:
Male or Female can apply to this job
Must be western trained (USA, Canada, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa)
Must be a native speaker of English
STRONG Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT's) can apply
Prefer candidates with international experience

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary from 27000 up to 35000  AED (UAE Dirham) per month based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
Housing allowance of Included in the Salary  AED (UAE Dirham) provided
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided (Spouse + 3 Children under the age of 18)
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Gratuity Amount:
Gratuity Amount of 21 days for each year completed is provided
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement
Additional information:
**FREE CPD is also provided 

Important Information

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