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Academic Coordinator

Jeddah Private School
Jeddah , Saudi Arabia
Housing or housing allowance
Ticket to home origin
Start date
Start April 2024
2 years
  • Licensed Teacher, Director/Principal
  • Master
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • Medical Insurance 
  • Ticket to home origin 
  • Housing or housing allowance

The Academic Coordinator reports to the assistant principal, is responsible for the overall teachers’ evaluation, and provides recommendations for development throughout the school year. He/she will assume educational guidance and supervision for each department and subject area to ensure that students are taught and supervised in a safe learning environment and provide instruction that meets and exceeds the School Core Curriculum Content Standards, following the approved curricula and directives of the school's Academic leadership. The coordinator will conduct classroom observations (formal and informal) of the teachers and will offer support and guidance to the subject coordinators to enhance and support teachers’ academic performance especially in the American Curriculum and International Baccalaureate (IB). He/she will identify the developmental needs of each department and implement substantial coaching, training, and mentoring strategies to improve teaching techniques, knowledge, and skills throughout the year.

Evaluate and Supervise: Teachers and subject coordinators.

Working hours: 6 days per week, with extended working hours.


  • Flexible and willing to work under pressure. 
  • Planning and Implementing Core Curriculum Standards.
  • Evaluating, Observing, and Supervising Teaching Staff.
  • Securing teachers for open posts by recruiting, interviewing, and negotiating agreements with potential teachers.
  • Mentoring, Coaching and Training Teachers.
  • Leading and Managing Teaching Staff.
  • Providing Instructional Guidance for Teaching and Learning.
  • Communicating and Liaising with School Management.
  • Establishing and Implementing Department/Subject Activity Programs.
  • Planning, Monitoring, and Supervising an Activities Program.
  • Planning, Developing, and Implementing School-Wide and Department PDP.
  • Following up closely and Suggesting Ways for Student Academic Progress.
  • Being accountable for Student Academic Progress.
  • Subteaching when needed.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Jeddah Private School (JPS) is one of the oldest Saudi private schools in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Mrs. Laila Sabbah Tahlawi founded JPS Girls in 1980 and JPS Boys in 1981, as an Arabic Medium Private Day School. JPS is a unique institution that offers a dynamic combination of tradition and innovation. As a dual-language (Arabic-English) international school, JPS implements “Best Practices” as defined by educational research and theory. The School provides academic rigor in a nurturing environment and aspires to equip its students with the tools that will enable them to qualify for and excel at the finest universities throughout the world.

With over 40 years of experience, we foster family values, self-worth, citizenship, honor, and moral integrity that aligns with:

Islamic and Arab values and norms that promote responsible citizenship, a readiness to serve others, ethical values, and a commitment to rules and regulations. Additional Arabic and Islamic Studies classes coveted by our clientele. Small class sizes that accommodate one-to-one instruction (tailor-made remedial programs). International acceptance of 932 male and female graduates into well-renowned universities. Extracurricular programs that provide students with the opportunity to experience real–world challenges and triumphs. Best student-centered educational practices, such as PBL and SDL that build students’ character. Strong leadership skills that are promoted through various student body initiatives such as a very active student government.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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