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Assistant Principal (Elementary)

school
Dubai Schools
location
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
salary
US 3600 - 4300 a month
housing
Excellent housing allowance and relocation allowance
airfair
Annual flight allowance for self, spouse and two dependants
Start date
Start August 2022
2 years
1
  • Early Childhood, Elementary
  • Director/Principal, Licensed Teacher
  • Master
  • 7 years of teaching experience
  • Education, Elementary Education, Education Management, Leadership
  • Teaching Credential/License
    Other Certification

Education: Master’s degree in educational leadership, curriculum, or a closely related field, or NPQH, Teaching certification, experience in curriculum leadership 

Experience: 5 years’ school management/leadership in K-12 American curriculum school or international educational setting 

Competencies: 

  • Knowledge of American Common Core or equivalent standards 
  • Knowledge of external assessments such as NWEA MAP, CAT4, etc. 
  • Knowledge of international accreditation, inspection and evaluation frameworks 
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written form 
  • Financial acumen 
  • High level of data analysis skill and ability to make data-informed decisions 
  • Educational leader and outstanding teacher 
  • Management of human and physical resources 
  • Strategic planning, knowledge of child protection and health and safety 
  • Experience in developing and leading high performing teams 
  • Highly effective relationship management with a variety of stakeholders Attributes: 
  • Collaborative team player, inspirational speaker, empathetic listener, integrity and strategic thinker 
  • Able to convert curricular vision into action 
  • Internationally minded, emotionally intelligent, interculturally aware, creative and persuasive 
  • Flexible and capable of managing growth and instilling high standards 
  • Adept in multilingual settings, spirited, pioneering, professional and nurturing. 
  • Competitive tax-free salary
  • Private Medical insurance for self, spouse and two dependants 
  • Visa 
  • Extensive opportunities for Continual Professional Development and Career Progression with the Taaleem group 
  • Various corporate benefits 

Due to expansion, Dubai Schools are seeking to recruit an exceptional Assistant Principal from August 2022. The postholders will be dynamic and inspirational leaders, with preferable experience leading the whole school Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

 

Dubai Schools Al Barsha & Dubai Schools Mirdif 

The Dubai Schools Mission is to be a Beacon of Academic Excellence. Combining an inquisitive teaching approach and future-focused skillset delivery, we work hand-in-hand with the community to nurture students to become independent and empathetic learners. We offer an American education that will be guided by Arabic principles and Islamic values which will foster future-ready graduates, driven by pride and tolerance. The main objective of the Dubai Schools Al Barsha & Mirdif Projects is to create a mutually beneficial partnership between the government and the private sector that ensures Dubai’s aspiration to have 100% of Emirati Students enrolled in 'Good+' rated schools. 

 

Assistant Principal - Teaching, Learning & Assessment 

The Assistant Principal reports directly to the Principal and Heads of Elementary and Secondary schools. Assumes supervision of the Elementary or Secondary school on behalf of or in the absence of the Heads. At the discretion of the Principal, specific responsibilities and latitude of independent action will vary, but the core function is to achieve outstanding results in the Teaching, Learning and Assessment aspects of school life.

The Assistant Principal is responsible for working in collaboration with the Principal and Heads to ensure school staff understands the curriculum, and its alignment, and that it remains accessible to all students through internal and external assessment practices. The SLT will manage all risks, manage the cost base to generate the budgeted revenue and profit, to deliver outstanding ratings and parental engagement.

 

About Taaleem

Taaleem’s main activity is the development and management of early childhood, primary and secondary schools. With quality at the forefront of our offering, we tailor each project to answer the specific educational requirements of a wide range of families by offering top international curricula including British, American, the International Baccalaureate and our custom early childhood program. Taaleem seeks to raise the educational standards in the region. The combined experience of its core team of senior education leaders in international education policy, operations and global management best practices means Taaleem is well-positioned to ensure the creation of truly exceptional schools that satisfy the most comprehensive and exacting education developmental requirements.

Taaleem is committed to:

  • Equipping children in the region holistically with the skills, knowledge and character to compete globally
  • Offering a comprehensive range of outstanding international curricula
  • Designing, building and managing the best educational facilities
  • Creating and implementing benchmark educational initiatives
  • Nurturing educational excellence through the attraction, retention and development of the best educators
  • Continuously evaluating and improving standards across our schools
  • Establishing our schools as valued cornerstones of their communities


 

What We Offer

We are committed to developing our staff and run regular professional development workshops to ensure our senior leaders are equipped to provide students with the best possible educational experience. The successful applicant will receive an attractive tax-free salary, medical insurance, free child places within selected schools and an annual flight allowance along with great corporate discounts with many service providers in the UAE. Most importantly they will have a unique and rewarding opportunity to join a hybrid school model, that is the first of its kind in Dubai, serving the local communities to provide high quality teaching and learning.

As a Taaleem senior leader you will join one of the largest, most respected education providers in the United Arab Emirates. Taaleem (which means ‘education’ in Arabic’) was established in 2004 and we recruit the very best teachers who can deliver our international curricula in a creative, collaborative, and highly engaging manner. Taaleem is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents. 

We recruit the very best international teachers and leaders who can deliver our international curricula in a creative, collaborative, and highly engaging manner. Taaleem is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents.

 

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Everybody remembers an inspiring teacher because of the material difference he or she makes to us as individuals, stretching our potential and encouraging us to make the most of our strengths. Empowerment is the upshot of inspirational teaching and it sees students increasingly aiming higher and aiming more.

Together, inspiration and empowerment can be the architects of our future successes. Having charted the link between inspiration, empowerment and success, creating an environment that inspires children is the driving force behind Taaleem.

The Dubai Schools Mission is to be a Beacon of Academic Excellence. Combining an inquisitive teaching approach and future-focused skillset delivery, we work hand-in-hand with the community to nurture students to become independent and empathetic learners.

The vision for Dubai Schools is to offer a first-class international education to students by being a beacon and exemplar of academic quality. The school uses the US curriculum, the New York Engage Standards, as the foundation of the educational program, balanced with a sharp focus on Arabic literacy, Islamic studies, and the cultural values of the UAE. Maintaining this balance is crucial and is likely to define successful leadership of a school that seeks to meld global mindedness with an appreciation of the UAE’s cultural heritage.

The main objective of the Dubai Schools Project is to create a mutually beneficial partnership between the government and the private sector that ensures Dubai’s aspiration to have 100% of Emirati Students enrolled in 'Good+' rated schools by 2026.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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