go back
job header image

Head of Elementary School

school
The Paradise Valley Private School
location
Muscat, Oman
salary
US 6500 - 7000 a month
Start August 2019
2 years
1
  • Early Childhood, Elementary
  • Director/Principal, Licensed Teacher
  • Master
  • 7 years of teaching experience
  • Education/ Educational Administration/ Management
  • Teaching Credential/License
    TESL/TEFL Certificate
    Other Certification

Education: 

  • Master’s Degree in Education/ Educational Administration/ Educational Management
  • Teaching certification in PYP 
  • Leadership and Administrative experience and certification

 

Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years teaching experience at the elementary level
  • 3 years of  leadership role experience in an established IB School preferred
  • Understands and has experience with Early Childhood education and PYP curriculum
  • Given the upcoming PYP candidacy and evaluations, the head must be cognizant of the PYP programme; the standards and practices with regard to evaluation; and have experience within an IB school
  • Understands and has experience with Early Childhood education and PYP Curriculum 
  • In depth knowledge of Inquiry Based Learning 
  • Experienced in leading workshops 

 

Requirements

  • Native English speaker
  • Proficiency in any additional language is an advantage
  • Adequate experience and excellent references

 

Competencies: 

  • Expert knowledge of IB Standards and Practices, and the PYP curriculum
  • Knowledge of international accreditation, inspection, and evaluation frameworks,
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written form,
  • Educational leader and outstanding teacher
  • Sound decision making, solutions-focused
  • Knowledge of child protection, health, and safety
  • Experience in developing and sustaining high performance teams,
  • Highly effective relationship management

 Benefits: for international candidates

  • Tax-Free Salary* as per the existing laws of the Sultanate of Oman. In case at any point in time, a personal income tax is levied, the employee will need to pay the same
  • Medical Insurance for employees only, EXCLUDING Dental and Prescription glass
  • Annual Airfare to hometown in Economy class for the employee, spouse and two children up to 18 years if they are on the school visa and staying with the employee
  • Relocation airfare provided at the beginning and end of contract for employee, spouse and two children up to 18 years      
  • Relocation allowance provided only for the employee at the beginning and end of contract for additional 20 kgs over and above the airlines free baggage allowance 
  • Annual Leave: 45 days total annual paid leave for candidates with a 2-year contract   
  •  30 days for candidates with less than 2-year contract          
  •  Candidates who start in January: 45 days full paid leave at the end of the second contract
  • Dependent’s School Fees: Children of teachers will be eligible to get a 50% subsidy on the tuition fees if studying in Paradise Valley Private School
  • The Visa/medical fees done in Oman will be paid in full  for employees only. For dependents, employee has to bear the expenses   
  • End of Service Benefits: For each 2 years of full service, school will pay 1 months basic salary as gratuity      
  • The employer will arrange for the employee to be picked up from the airport on arrival and taken to a guest house/ service apartment where they will be put up for a maximum period of one month, during which they will have to finalise their accommodation with the help of the school authorities

 

* The salary package is Cost to Company(CTC) - Tax free salary inclusive of HRA / Utilities, Lunch and Transport. If choose to stay in company provided accommodation then HRA  would be deducted from the CTC

 

Benefits: International candidates based in Oman ONLY 

  • Tax-Free Salary as per the existing laws of the Sultanate of Oman. In case at any point in time, a personal income tax is levied, the employee will need to pay the same
  • Annual Leave: 45 days total annual paid leave for candidates with a 2-year contract
  • Dependent’s School Fees: Children of teachers will be eligible to get a 50% subsidy on the tuition fees if studying in Paradise Valley Private School
  • The medical examination required to be done in Oman will be paid in full for employees only
  • End of Service Benefits: For every 2 years of full service, school will pay 1 month's basic salary as gratuity   

Reports to:  School Management Committee 

Scope of Work

The Elementary Principal position is an integral part of the management team and in particular, works closely with the Head of School and leadership team. He/She is responsible for the development of the elementary school curriculum, for the implementation of the school programme and faculty professional development. He/She will ensure an inclusive and safe learning- teaching environment for the students and staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the school's Vision and Objectives are well articulated within the elementary school (grades PreK-5).
  • Ensures high expectations for all members of the elementary school, including staff and students by modelling strong instructional leadership.
  •  Works closely with the leadership team and teachers to ensure that rigorous instruction and curricula are the norm.
  • Promotes inclusiveness and celebration of diversity throughout the school.
  • Ensures safe learning and teaching environment.
  • Manages the daily operations of the elementary school.
  • Oversees the hiring of elementary school staff and advises the management on annual recruiting needs.
  • Monitors orientation and mentoring of new staff
  • Undertakes appraisal and professional development of staff
  • Stays current with educational research and practices
  • Prepares and supervises all documentation required for evaluation and accreditation
  • Provides comprehensive information about the curriculum programme, its aims and requirements to students, parents, and teachers as appropriate
  • Monitors and supports measures that ensure continuous development of the school to fulfill its vision and mission
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
The new IB School aspires to be an Inclusive School of the highest educational standards that encourages learners to actualize their potential and become exemplary practitioners of inquiry, rigour, compassion, reflection and creativity. All students will be nurtured to achieve their best regardless of their background or levels of ability. It is an independent, co-educational and inclusive day school governed by an elite Board of Directors. The School serves the needs of local Omani community as well as the demands of an expanding international population for a quality education system and facilities.   The school lays emphasis on promoting local language and culture. It will also offer Arabic Language Studies as a part of the Language Acquisition Programme. Islamic Studies Programme and the Social Studies will be taught in Arabic for the native Arabic speakers and for others who may want to opt for it. The school will follow the International Baccalaureate programme under the guidelines of the Ministry of Education, Government of Oman. It will provide holistic education focusing on all Areas of Development  based on the philosophy of Pallavan Learning Systems and as governed by the Ministry of Education, Oman’s guidelines. Starting with Primary Years Programme in September 2019, the school will grow into a full-fledged school offering Middle Years and Diploma Programmes
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
Also known as remote teachers, distance teachers or virtual teachers, online teachers and online instructors are trained to teach students online. Online teaching jobs can range from blended courses that offer a combination of in-person and online instruction, to fully online learning. Online teaching offers job opportunities for a wide range of educators, from elementary school teachers to college professors. Online teaching jobs can be either full-time or part-time. If you’re a qualified teacher with experience in a classroom setting, then online teaching could be your next big career move.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Similar Jobs

The Paradise Valley Private SchoolMuscat, Oman
License required
Start in

Grade 1 Teacher

The Paradise Valley Private SchoolMuscat, Oman
License required
Start in