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Dubai Whole School Principal
Permanent vacancy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Reference:
Private  International , 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,
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Dubai Whole School Principal Job

My client is a medium size British Curriculum School located about 40 minutes from the center of Dubai.  The school is rated as "Good" with KHDA and is looking for an experienced leader that can help take the school to the next level

The ideal candidate will have experience of leading in the Middle East region and will be aware of the cultural differences. However, the client will also consider STRONG candidates coming directly from the UK or Ireland. 

The school has a mixed bag of students with about 40 different nationalities. Most of the teachers are from the UK and Ireland. The Director of the school has spent a lot of money in recent years developing the quality of the school from the inside and out.

The students are very warm and friendly and there are little behavior issues at the school.  The school is looking for a leader that is academically up to date, comes with experience and has a good grasp of the operational duties needed to take a school from "Good" to "Very Good"

Requirement to apply
  1. B.Ed or a degree with a PGCE
  2. An M.Ed or NPQH is required
  3. At least 5 years in a Whole School Principal role
  4. Strong candidates who have been Head of Secondary will also be considered looking for their next step up
  5. Western-trained
  6. Have excellent written and spoken English school
  7. Up to date with the latest education reform in the UK and the UAE
  8. Has previously added value to previous schools
  9. MUST have solid experience of the UK National Curriculum (mandatory)

Salary Package
  1. Competitive TAX-FREE salary based on qualification and experience
  2. FREE housing
  3. FREE medical cover
  4. FREE visa cover
  5. FREE annual flights
  6. Gratuity Bonus
  7. A 2 year contract that is renewable
Please send your CV to ash@SeekTeachers.com if you believe you have what it takes to secure this amazing opportunity.  Only those shortlisted will be contacted

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
Newly Qualified Teachers are NOT considered
Prefer candidates with international experience
Open University qualification(s) are NOT accepted
Experienced teachers with no qualification are NOT accepted
**Having a Master's is required to your application
**Experience of teaching in the Middle East is beneficial to your application

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
Based on application  fully furnished Housing provided
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided annual flights are provided for the teacher
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Gratuity Amount:
Gratuity Amount of the end of service bonus pay is 3 weeks per annum completed and paid at the end of the contract is provided
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement

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Please Note: The job description and requirements above have come directly from the employer and not from SeekTeachers. This is an overseas position with different cultural beliefs and a segregated learning policy and as such it satisfies the criteria of a genuine requirement for the post, under schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

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