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Head of Academics

Al Shomoukh International School
Muscat, Oman
Housing Allowance Provided
Annual Airfare Allowance
Start date
Start August 2022
1 year
  • University
  • Director/Principal, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Science, Education Leadership

Must be experienced with the National British Curriculum.

  • Paid annual leave o
  • Standard Health Insurance Coverage
  • Fifty (50) percent tuition discount for two (2) children enrolled at Al Shomoukh International School
  • Omani Visa fees coverage (employee only)


  • Support, uphold and articulate the mission and vision of Al Shomoukh International School.
  • Support and adhere to the code of conduct, policies and procedures of Al Shomoukh International School. Maintain confidentiality regarding school matters.
  • Ensure that all policies, procedures and routines across the school are effective and efficient.
  • Be responsible for the safety and well-being of all students and staff through positive recognition and establishing high expectations for behavior and conduct.
  • Present a weekly public address to students and staff.
  • Plan, deliver and oversee high-quality programs abd curriculums. 
  • Ensure that improvement activities are focused on raising quality in the department.
  • Monitor and promote outstanding attendance and punctuality across the academic department. Involve  staff in a systematic and rigorous self-evaluation.
  • Contribute to monthly newsletters.
  • Prepare regular communications with staff, students and parents. Consult the community about the work of Al Shomoukh International School on a regular basis to ensure that parent views are received respectfully and help guide the school’s development.
  • Contribute and present relevant information for the school academic calendar.
  • Plan, manage and attend meetings for parents and stakeholders.
  • Manage and coordinate subject teachers.
  • Oversee the progression of testing programs. 
  • Plan and monitor the secondary support program. 
  • Provide support, planning and career guidance for grade 12 students.
  • Monitor the implementation of strategic plans and identify areas of need within the school.
  • Ensure appropriate departmental documentation.
  • Foster well-being and development of all individuals associated with the service through the creation of a secure and supportive environment. Foster links between all community members.
  • Lead a team of professionals and collaborate with them to maintain the highest possible standards of care and development.
  • Engage in personal and professional development to ensure a thorough knowledge of all aspects relating to the field of education.
  • Uphold professional integrity at all times…discretion, confidentiality, loyalty and trust while performing all duties. 
  • Display a high level of professional competence in all areas of responsibility.
  • Attend school sponsored activities. Plan and organize secondary assemblies. Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parental involvement. Market the School to the local and wider community.
  • Work with staff in a co-operative and respectful manner. Foster positive staff relationships. Induct the new staff. Hold regular departmental meetings.
  • Observe and evaluate instruction and provide constructive feedback on staff performance while maintaining documentation. Promote peer modelling, team teaching and coaching within and across grade levels and departments.
  • Establish expectations for students, staff and parents. 
  • Aim toward achieving and maintaining an excellent rating from the Ministry of Education and other relevant authorities.
  • Maintain a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students, staff and families.
  • Monitor corridors and playground area during students breaks.
  • Ensure all teachers report comments are checked and are written at the highest standards.
  • Check all student's end of term semester results and ensure all grades are entered into the school portal and the ministry portal.
  • Meet all deadlines set by the Vice Principal.
  • Communicate effectively with parents and ensure concerns or complaints are handled within a 24-hour time period.
  • Monitor the parent portal on a daily basis and ensure teachers are posting homework’s, assignments, worksheets and assessments dates.
  • Organize after school support and ECA’s, keep a record of student’s attendance and inform parents of students recommended to attend the support sessions.
  • Prepare a list of recommended textbooks for the start of the academic year – a textbook list must be submitted when the deadline is set by the Vice Principal.
  • Submit all end of year curriculum improvement plans and recommendations.
  • Hold regular meetings with your teachers and ensure they take minutes.
  • Ensure yearbook photos and comments are prepared by teachers and checked by the head of department.
  • Select teachers to monitor and hold weekly student council meetings.
  • Ensure to monitor student's display boards.
  • Heads of Departments are expected to cover for teachers who call in absent or are on leave.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Al Shomoukh International School (SIS) is a KG to Grade 12 international school in Muscat, the capital city of the Sultanate of Oman, Established by Global Education  Services (GES). 

A relatively new school that has been constructed and, combined with an international curriculum and excellent staff, the school intends to become one of the outstanding international schools in Muscat. It will draw students from both the local Omani and expatriate community. Both will be rewarded with an education experience of the highest order.

The school will be a beacon of international educational excellence for local and expatriate male and female students using English as the medium of instruction. Classes will be a maximum of 25 students.

The school offers the National English Curriculum. At senior levels, i.e. Year 10 on, the school will offer and prepare students for UK and US examinations including IGCSE, A level, and SATs. The school will ensure that all local Omani curriculum requirements are met to obtain an Omani Graduation Certification. At our school all can achieve.

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

Find teaching jobs in Oman, ranging from private international schools to language schools throughout the country. There is a definitive focus on teaching in Oman because it is one of the fastest-growing countries in the Middle East. Explore an engaging culture while earning a competitive, tax-free salary and notable benefits.

Arabic, English
Rial (OMR)
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job