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Vice Principal

American Gulf School
Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Studio accommodation is provided.
Annual airfare to home country provided.
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • All Levels
  • Licensed Teacher, Director/Principal
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Education


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Vice Principal in an American curriculum and IB environment.
  • Proficient understanding and application of IB programs.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to support and motivate staff toward achieving educational goals.
  • Master’s degree in education or a related field.

Application Details: Interested candidates meeting the above criteria are encouraged to apply by submitting a cover letter, CV/resume, and references. Please specify "Vice Principal Application" in the subject line.

  • Annual airfare to the home country provided.
  • Studio accommodation is provided.

About Us: American Gulf School is a prestigious institution committed to delivering excellence in education. We are known for our dedication to nurturing young minds within a supportive and innovative learning environment.

Position Overview: We are seeking an experienced Vice Principal to join our esteemed institution. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a Vice Principal role, preferably within an American curriculum and/or IB (International Baccalaureate) setting. This position requires strong leadership skills, a profound understanding of educational methodologies, and a passion for fostering academic excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Principal to ensure effective school operations.
  • Support and guide faculty to maintain high educational standards.
  • Oversee curriculum development and implementation in alignment with IB and American educational standards.
  • Facilitate a positive learning environment conducive to student growth and development.
  • Engage with parents, staff, and students to build a supportive school community.

We look forward to welcoming a visionary Vice Principal to our team at American Gulf School.

This is a Direct to School Job
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.

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