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Vice Principal

Liwa International School - Al Qattara (LISQ)
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • Licensed Teacher, Director/Principal, District/Regional Level Administrator
  • Master
  • 8 years of teaching experience
  • Degree of Education
  • Teaching Credential/License


  • Bachelor's Or  Master's degree in Education.
  • IELTS score above 6 for non-native English speakers.


  • A minimum of 8 years of solid and demonstrable teaching experience ideally within an American Curriculum.
  • Inclusion background is preferred, but it's not a requirement.
  • Tax-free salary.
  • End of service gratuity as per the UAE labor law.
  • Accommodation is provided to employees.
  • Annual flight tickets  [Economy class] for self-taken after the completion of one year of service.
  • UAE-medical insurance for self.
  • Visa processing costs (excluding certificates attestation) for self.
  • Excellent career progression and professional development opportunities.

Liwa Education is currently looking to hire an outstanding Vice Principal to join our team at Liwa International School Al Qattara in Al Ain.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the school's vision and high aspirations with a relentless focus on pupils’ achievement and personal development. 
  • Support the running of an equitable and inclusive school where each individual matters and all pupils are safe.
  • Continuously seek to improve the quality of teaching and learning.
  • Inspire, motivate, and influence staff and set the highest professional standards.
  • Inspire and motivate pupils to achieve their potential.
  • Develop the leadership capacity of staff in coordination with the Human Resources department.
  • Work closely with the School Leadership Team to manage the day-to-day running of the school so that the aims and vision can be fully realized.
  • Contribute fully to the evaluation of the school's strengths and weaknesses and use the findings to promote improvement. 
  • Use performance data to support, monitor, evaluate, and improve aspects of the school.
  • Manage pupil behavior and create an effective climate for learning.
  • Manage the performance of staff, working alongside fellow members of the leadership team, including support staff, to bring about improvements.
  • Support the effective professional development of staff including induction and, where required, the school’s contribution to training beyond the school. 
  • Contribute to the effective recruitment, retention, deployment, and workload of staff.
  • Work within the school's financial management plan to help the school to achieve its educational priorities. 
  • Engage with parents as necessary to support pupils and improve outcomes.

Liwa Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Successful candidates will be subject to police checks and professional reference checks.

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

Liwa International School - Al Qattara (LISQ)

With a predicted opening date of September 2022, LISQ in Al Ain will accommodate over 2500 students, providing a KG to Grade 12 American curriculum and the latest in advanced teaching and learning practices.

Liwa is an established educational leader, recognized for providing an accessible, high-quality, American curriculum education in the United Arab Emirates for the past three decades.

Our schools and nurseries across Al Ain and Abu Dhabi offer a challenging American curriculum education, combining the essence of Emirati values with a rich set of core competencies that produces confident, resilient, and courageous young leaders.

Our students learn to develop an international mindset, grounded in local values, understanding, and appreciation. We understand the need for agility and adaptability in an ever-changing landscape and our graduating students are fully prepared to meet both national and global challenges, now and in the future.

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