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Head of Elementary

Next Generation School
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
US 5500 - 7500 a month
Housing allowance provided on a monthly basis
Full Airfare allowance for an economy ticket 
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • Early Childhood, Elementary
  • Director/Principal
  • Bachelor
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Finland


  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field (Master's degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in elementary education, with at least 2 years in a leadership role
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Deep understanding of child development, curriculum design, and assessment practices
  • Commitment to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proven track record of implementing innovative educational initiatives and driving positive change

At Next Generation School, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students and contribute to the future of education. We offer a supportive and collaborative work environment, competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and the chance to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking educational community.

Are you passionate about shaping the future of education? Do you have the leadership skills to inspire and guide young minds? Next Generation School is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team as Head of Elementary.

About Us: Next Generation School is dedicated to providing an exceptional learning environment where students are empowered to explore, discover, and excel. We believe in fostering a culture of creativity, innovation, and lifelong learning. Our mission is to prepare students for success in a rapidly evolving world, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to thrive in any endeavor they pursue.

Position Overview: As the Head of Elementary, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the educational experience of our elementary students. You will provide visionary leadership, develop innovative programs, and ensure the delivery of high-quality education that meets the needs of every student. Working collaboratively with faculty, staff, and parents, you will create a nurturing and supportive environment where students can achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the elementary school faculty and staff
  • Work as a member of the Senior Leadership Team reporting directly to the Superintendent
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive curriculum that promotes academic excellence, critical thinking, and creativity
  • Foster a positive and inclusive school culture that celebrates diversity and promotes a sense of belonging
  • Establish strong partnerships with parents and the wider community to support student learning and well-being
  • Lead by example, demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement, professional growth, and best practices in education
  • Provide strong academic outcomes based on local and international benchmarks and metrics
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Next Generation School is a comprehensive educational experience that cultivates, nurtures, and combines academic excellence with Islamic values, provides a comprehensive Arabic language program, and fosters civic responsibility to develop successful and contributing members of a global society.

Next Generation School’s educational model is built upon ways to move towards transformational approaches to learning. As we believe that we cannot teach children the way we learned and expect them to be ready for the world that they are moving into:


We are risk-takers; we can use our creativity and critical thinking skills to think out side the box. 


We are happy; have growth mind-sets and can be resilient when faced with obstacles.


We understand that injustices exist; we are agents and advocates for change and justice.


We can put ourselves in the shoes of others and act positively with our mind, heart and spirit.


We practice self-regulation and can advocate for our interests, needs, goals and dreams. While remembering we are always accountable to Allah.


We understand the responsibilities in creating respectful, safe and reciprocal relationships with ourselves, others and the environment. Keeping good relationships is a part of being a good Muslim.


We are individuals who are proud of our beliefs and identity and respect and appreciate the unique identities and stories 0f those with whom we share the world.


We put continuous effort into achieving our goals and doing good work even when it becomes difficult. We are resilient.

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