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School Principal (Specialist Behaviour Intervention)
Permanent vacancy in All Emirates, United Arab Emirates
Job Reference:
Public  National , Secondary High School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas Only applicants accepted
Job Start Date:
ASAP Start
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Face to Face,
Area of Expertise:


School Principal (Specialist Behaviour Intervention) for the Ministry of Education UAE

The school principal serves as the educational leader, responsible for ensuring that all students are supervised in a safe way that meets the approved curricula and mission of the Ministry of Education.

There are NO SKYPE interviews and so all School Principal's MUST sign up and be approved to attend an in-person interview.  Only School Principal's that are approved to attend will be provided full details.

The school principal serves as the educational leader, responsible for ensuring that all students are supervised in a safe way that meets the approved curricula and mission of the Ministry of Education. As a principal with specialist behavior intervention experience you will be assigned to a school which requires extra support in terms of behavior management. The expectation is that you will put an intervention plan into place which will quickly improve the behavior of the school therefore improving outcomes for students.
  1. To work with the Cluster Manager in leading and managing a school to achieve the highest possible outcomes for students.
  2. To take responsibility for all aspects of self-evaluation, delivery of a challenging curriculum and manage a team of teachers and support staff.
  3. To line manage the Pastoral Managers for each year group ensuring they are proving students with the support they need to succeed.
  4. Ensure staff are empowered to deal with behavior issues themselves inside the classroom.
  5. To take responsibility for the leadership and management of the School. This will include ensuring a provision appropriate to the needs of young people at the school in line with the ‘Emirati School Model’ which offers a broad range of different curriculums.
  6. To have responsibility for the day-to-day line management of a staff team compromising teacher and support staff.
  7. To meet with them regularly to monitor the implementation of all the Ministry aims and procedures, and to evaluate their performance.
  8. To sustain a close connection with, and knowledge of new relevant projects, schemes of work, types of approaches and perspectives on the approach to and management of emotional, social and behavior difficulties.
  9. To understand the specific context of students in public schools in the UAE and provide the support required to ensure students achieve.
  10. To develop staff skills around working with complex and challenging pupil behavior.
  11. To support colleagues to develop and implement student’s individual or personal learning plans, incorporating target setting and ensuring all students progress at expected rates and achieve in the exams according to their level.
  12. To effectively liaise with schools in the cluster
  13. To attend meetings in schools and the Ministry where appropriate and develop good working relationships with them.
  14. To ensure the maintenance of discipline, ethos and attendance, and the implementation of relevant good practice.
  15. To ensure a comprehensive structure for regular team meetings, day-to-day line management, supervision, performance management and development for all staff, including awareness of training needs.
  16. To deploy and manage all teaching and support staff of the school and allocate particular duties to them in a manner consistent with their conditions of employment in line with the Ministry of Education directives.
  17. To ensure all staff receive information they need in order to carry out their professional duties effectively
  18. To work with the Ministry of Education to recruit staff of the highest quality available
  19. The role will be non-class based, however there is an expectation that you may teach classes to model good practice, develop relationships, support training and development and ensure first quality teaching and secure the smooth running of the school, or fill in where there is a staffing crises.
  20. The Principal will lead by example of their practice, and by positively encouraging and supporting all members of staff.
  21. To build confident with parents to have trust in the school and the education their child is receiving.

Salary Package

  1. TAX FREE income of 27,000 - 35,000 AED per month!
  2. FREE flights provided for teacher, spouse and 3 children aged up to 18 years of age (flight is incoming and on exit only)
  3. FREE medical cover provided for teacher, spouse and 3 children aged up to 18 years of age
  4. FREE visa provided for teacher only
  5. Gratuity bonus as per UAE labour law
  6. A 2-year contract which is renewable
School Principal (Specialist Behaviour Intervention) Requirements
  1. Qualified teacher status
  2. NPQH or recent additional professional qualification
  3. A graduate qualification
  1. Professional qualification in staff development, for example, CPID Diploma in Learning & Development
  1. A minimum of 3 years membership of a senior leadership team in a secondary school
  2. Experience of raising standards in a school which has been in an OfSTED category / required significant improvement
Teaching experience in a range of secondary schools.
  1. Leadership role within a PRU (Pupil Referral Unit)
  2. Experience of working in a multi-cultural setting
  1. Excellent written and verbal skills in English, for non-native speakers, a minimum of IELTs 7.0 Academic or 7.5 overall with no less than 6.5 in any skill
Other Requirements
  1. Satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.
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Minimum Application Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirement: Bachelor's Degree
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
Open University qualification(s) are NOT accepted
Non-western trained teachers who have international education experience international educational institute before are accepted
**Non-Native speaking teachers require an IELTS level 7+ to apply
**Should have a degree in Science/Biology/Chemistry/Physics or equivalent
**Should have a Training Qualification

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary up to 21000  AED (UAE Dirham)  based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided for teacher spouse and up to 3 children
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Gratuity Amount:
Gratuity Amount of 21 days for each year complete is provided
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement

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