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Vice Principal

Bright Learners Private School
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Housing Allowance included in salary
Full Airfare Reimbursement included in salary
Start date
Start July 2024
2 years
  • Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
  • Director/Principal, District/Regional Level Administrator
  • Master
  • 10 years of teaching experience
  • Educational Leadership
  • Teaching Credential/License
    Other Certification


  • Masters (preferred) Degree in Kindergarten or Elementary Education or other relevant field with a leadership qualification and license
  • 10 years of educational experience with a minimum of 3 years experience in a leadership role and an American Curriculum school
  • Relevant senior leadership qualifications (desirable)
  • 3 references are required (including current Principal)

To be considered for this role, candidates must :

  • Be an effective and dynamic leader with a proven track record in school improvement that can be demonstrated through data and student outcomes.
  • Have a strong understanding of the DSIB inspection framework and American Common Core standards
  • Have extensive experience in leading a school through inspection, achieving significant impact during the process.
  • Be very active and have a strong presence throughout the school by demonstrating, modeling,  modeling teaching & learning expectations and must be able to  hold teachers accountable
  • Be rigorous in promoting excellence and developing a commitment to high standards of care and opportunities for all.
  • Be able to demonstrate successful experience of leading and managing staff including promoting and developing innovative approaches to learning.
  • Be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and confident knowledge of student achievement, curriculum, and assessment from Kindergarten to Primary School.
  • Be able to demonstrate genuine passion towards cross-curricular initiatives and the wider co-curricular life of a school.
  • Be confident in team and resource management, strategic planning, and decision-making.
  • Have a creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom.
  • Be an excellent team player both within the department and across phases.
  • Have good IT and interpersonal communication skills to work closely with students and parents.
  • Have at least 3 years of relevant senior leadership experience in an American curriculum school.
  • End of service gratuity and benefits
  • Annual flight reimbursement
  • Medical insurance
  • 2-year contract with an option for renewal
  • UAE resident visa processing
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Free tuition for up to 2 students
  • Professional Development

We are looking for an outstanding, innovative leader to join the Bright Learners Private School in the position of Whole School Vice Principal.

The successful candidate will play a major role on the Senior Leadership Team supporting the Principal / Board in driving forward the whole school; strategically, instructionally, and operationally; and will join the community for the academic year of 2024-2025.  

We are looking for an inspiring leader with energy and commitment; who recognizes the potential of our students; has a visible learning leadership style and will work collaboratively with our senior/middle leaders and staff to continue the school’s work to develop an inspirational learning environment for our whole school community.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the school’s Vision and Mission, Bright Learners’ Core Values, policies, and practices and will deputize for the Principal as required in shaping & implementing the educational strategy for the school. The primary responsibility of this role is to collaborate with all leaders, and drive and lead teaching and learning throughout the school in line with the school's Mission and Vision, the DSIB Framework, and the UAE National Agenda.

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

Bright Learners Private School, located in the heart of Dubai in Al Rashidiya. Following an American curriculum, Bright Learners Private School provides Dubai residents with affordable schooling led by highly qualified American teachers.

Our spacious, open, and newly remodeled campus serves students from Kindergarten through Grade 6, with plans to further expand and offer levels up to 12th grade.

Prospective members of the school’s community will immediately notice that Bright Learners Private School is dedicated to academic excellence and ensuring a bright future for every child.

Our Mission

To cultivate an inclusive learning community that challenges learners to reach their optimum success and empowers them to become contributing members of the local and global community

Our Vision

A community where all children feel loved, inspired, and empowered to achieve their fullest potential

Learning Pillars

To provide innovatively and inspired learning for self, for change, for all

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