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Deputy Head of Primary School

school
American Gulf School
location
Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
housing
Studio accommodation is provided or housing allowance
airfair
Annual airfare to home country provided
Start date
Start August 2022
2 years
1
  • Early Childhood, Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Education
  • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree minimum
  • Preferred Education: Master’s degree in Educational Leadership
  • Minimum Teaching Experience: 5 years of teaching experience
  • Major: Education / Primary Education
  • Native-like level of English or have an IELTS of 8 or above
  • Previous experience in an American/IB school preferred

 

  • Annual airfare to home country provided
  • Studio accommodation is provided or housing allowance
  • Professional development will be fully/partially funded
  • Medical Insurance
  • 4-day working week 

Following a hugely successful launch in 2021, American Gulf School will be expanding with more classes offering the same excellent standard of education that our parents have come to expect. American Gulf School is seeking to appoint a highly inspirational, motivated, and dynamic Deputy Head of Primary School to lead our amazing primary Years Program.

The ideal candidates will have the following:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to motivate and effectively manage a team of young and dynamic educators
  • Strong ability to effectively engage with children, parents, and staff
  • A Creative and innovative thinker
  • Hard-working, dedicated, and committed to the school to ensure Academic Excellence

 
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks.

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    This is a Direct to School Job

    At American Gulf School, we believe that a broader curriculum broadens not only minds but opportunities too. Our learners are encouraged to question and experiment to find answers to critical thinking questions giving every child confidence within their own ability to achieve their full potential.

    American Gulf School is situated in the up and coming expanding area of Rahmaniya. We deliver a uniquely broad and diverse curriculum which brings out the best in our learners, both academically and personally. Our School runs the IB Programme framework using the American Curriculum for its content. AGS prides itself in the incorporation of a strong National Curriculum into all aspect of school life.

    Our school's motto. "Aspire, Grow, Succeed" captures our learners' journey through academia. In the early years we nurture aspirations and help them grow by giving them choices and prepare them for rigorous course work that will enable them to succeed in our ever-changing world. We believe that learners should develop life skills in conjunction with their academic skills in order to achieve their goals and full potential.

    American Gulf School can accommodate children from PreK-3 (3 years old) to Grade 12 (18 years old), meaning a high standard of teaching remains consistent throughout the educational life of each of our learners. Each child is unique and we are able to tailor individual lessons to suit their strengths and needs from start to finish.

    We offer outstanding academic facilities including a state of the art STEAM/ Robotics Lab for both PYP and MYP classes, a Media Studio, and a KG Design Thinking Lab to mention a few.

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

    Drawing millions of visitors each year, Dubai allows teachers to experience a unique combination of traditional Middle Eastern ways of life and an upscale expatriate lifestyle. Dubai's many private schools provide opportunities for licensed teachers to teach in one of the most exciting and dynamic modern cities in the world.

    Arabic
    2,106,177
    UAE Dirham
    Islam
    Hot desert climate
    4,114 km²
    This is a Direct to School Job
    This is a Direct to School Job