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Deputy Head of Secondary School (Academic Strategic Data and Progress Lead) for August 2021

Swiss International Scientific School in DubaiDubai, United Arab Emirates

Deputy Head of Secondary (Academic Strategic Data and Progress Lead ) for August 2021

The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai is a leading day and boarding school where future generations are inspired to become confident and enthusiastic life-long learners, ready to embrace the opportunities of a global world.

Our school follows the full continuum International Baccalaureate (IB) programme in English with additional languages or in two bilingual English-French and English- German streams.

SISD is an IB Continuum World School authorised to offer and teach the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) and IB Diploma Programme (DP).

Our unique curriculum offers an engaging learning experience, the challenge of developing a real understanding of cultural diversity and the support of a thriving international community.

Our large eco-friendly campus ensures that we can offer a wide range of sporting facilities that make the most of our location adjacent to Dubai Creek.

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We have created a school that offers an outstanding education focused on both academic excellence and personal growth. We encourage students to take risks, become compassionate lifelong learners and responsible citizens who care for one another and contribute to a strong society through intercultural understanding and respect.

At SISD, a distinctive feature of school life is the diverse student body made up of more than 60 different nationalities. It is our strong belief that the next generation of international citizens will need to be dynamic, flexible and linguistically ambitious. This is why we offer all our students the opportunity to become multilingual.

Our international programmes reflect a sincere commitment to a Swiss vision of excellence in education to enable our students fully to embrace future opportunities.

We are looking for an outstanding, dynamic, inspirational and enthusiastic Deputy Head of Secondary School (Academic Strategic Data and Progress Lead ) to join our Secondary Leadership team in August 2021.

Our team of international Secondary academic staff is made up of highly- qualified professionals who all share one goal: to provide quality education to all of our children in a caring, nurturing and supportive environment.

All academic staff will work closely with the Head of  Secondary School and share in curriculum development and after school activities.

As part of our commitment to our academic staff  personal and professional development, comprehensive professional development will be provided to the successful candidate, who will:

• be fully qualified and experienced Secondary Teacher with a relevant Degree and a relevant professional qualification (e.g. PGCE, QTS, Leadership qualification)

• have leadership experience in a Secondary School  (Deputy Head, Assistant Head Teacher, other leadership position)

• be proficient in a second language such as French, German or Arabic (would be highly valued)

This role will include a reduced teaching load.

The salary and benefits package reflects the fact that SISD is committed to excellence.

SISD is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its employees and students. A police check and satisfactory references is a pre-requisite for all appointments.

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