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Head of Middle School - August 2024

Bloom Education
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • Middle School
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 6 years of teaching experience
  • Education
  • Teaching Credential/License


  • Bachelor's degree in education / PGCE.
  • Experience in a middle management position within a Middle School setting.

To be discussed after the interview.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, well-qualified, Head of Middle School for one of our charter schools in Al Ain.

The Charter Schools project is dedicated to public school students based in Al Ain, in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Operated and managed by private education providers, our Charter Schools offer an American-based curriculum from kindergarten through to cycle three, up to Grade 10, with more grades to be introduced as students progress in their educational journey.

This is your opportunity to be a part of a vibrant learning community that values diversity, professional development, and innovation. Our remuneration packages are competitive locally and internationally with an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits.

We also encourage and support the pursuit of Continuing Professional Development where relevant and feasible. The successful candidates will be required to set high standards for themselves and others and will conduct themselves with consummate integrity. In doing so, they will be supported by a highly effective team of senior and middle leaders and a staff, pupil, and parent body committed to the achievement of excellence.


  • To play a major role under the direction of the Principal in formulating the aims and objectives of the school, establishing the policies through which they shall be achieved, managing staff and resources to achieve the aims and objectives of the school, and monitoring progress towards their achievement.
  • Undertake the professional duties of the Vice Principal, as required by the Principal, in the event of his/her absence from the school.
  • In partnership with the Principal, Vice Principal, and the Middle Leadership Team, provide professional leadership and management of teaching and learning throughout the school.
  • To provide professional leadership and management of School Development Plan priorities.
  • To assist the Principal and Vice Principal in the ongoing and annual review of standards of leadership, teaching, and learning in specific areas of responsibility and across all areas of school provision, consistent with the procedures in the school self-evaluation policy
  • Create costed subject development plans that contribute positively to the achievement of the School Development Plan and actively involve all staff in its design and execution.
  • Develop and implement policies and practices for the subject/area(s) that reflect the school's commitment to high achievement and are consistent with curriculum strategies and policies.
  • Promote consistently high expectations for student achievement
  • Establish short-, medium-- and long-term plans for the development and resourcing of the specific areas of responsibility.
  • Monitor the progress made in achieving subject/area plans and targets, and evaluate the effect on teaching and learning.
  • Work with the Principal and Vice Principal to improve the quality of teaching and learning and student achievement, setting high expectations and monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of learning outcomes.
  • Provide regular feedback for colleagues in a way that recognizes good practice and supports their progress against professional and performance management objectives resulting in a tangible impact on students' learning.
  • Develop whole staff, phase teams, and individuals to enhance performance.
  • Oversee the planning and delivery of staff meetings, including where necessary, bringing in outside speakers.
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in the curriculum and disseminate effectively to other members of staff.
  • Plan, delegate, and evaluate work carried out by team(s) and individuals.
  • Create, maintain, and enhance effective relationships.

Bloom Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence before the appointment.

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

Bloom Education supports the development of future generations through partnerships with world-class international education brands, own brand schools and nurseries, and the operation of UAE Charter Schools and New Generation “Ajyal” Schools.

A pioneer in the Middle East education sector for over 12 years, Bloom Education has introduced and operated leading American, English, and International Baccalaureate curriculum education brands in the UAE market and has provided exceptional educational experiences and opportunities to more than 16,000 students.

Our opportunity-rich environments allow us to nurture our community of students so they can reach their highest potential – intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally and our success is reflected in the high quality of our graduates who continue their studies at leading universities around the world, including Ivy League and Russell Group.


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.

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Hot desert climate
4,114 km²
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This is a Direct to School Job
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