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Director of Sixth Form

Sharjah English SchoolSharjah

Sharjah English School in the United Arab Emirates is a well- established, co-educational school offering the National Curriculum to 850 children from Foundation through to A Level. An inclusive, not-for-profit school, SES occupies a spacious, developing campus in close proximity to Dubai. As well as serving the local British expatriate community, the school has students from many other nationalities. We are a British Schools Overseas (BSO) and British Schools of the Middle East (BSME) accredited school.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, passionate and motivated Director of Sixth Form. The successful candidate will already be an outstanding pastoral leader who has demonstrated the ability to create an exceptional Sixth Form with a team of dedicated colleagues.

This position is well-suited to a highly motivated individual with a positive outlook and a growth mindset. He or she will be responsible for leading a team of tutors to provide exceptional pastoral care to students and will work closely with the Secondary team to ensure a high level of academic provision for all Sixth Form students. The successful candidate will closely monitor the academic progress and wellbeing of all Sixth Form students, making interventions as and when necessary.

You will already have a great deal of knowledge and experience of managing the university applications process for students entering universities in the UK and around the world. You will also oversee the options programme for Year 11 students seeking to enter the Sixth Form.

We are an outstanding school with an outstanding reputation and this has been recognised by BSO in their most recent inspection report in March 2019. This inspection report is available to view on our school website.

We are looking for someone who is capable of raising achievement and providing outstanding care and guidance. If you are a very capable and dedicated individual with a demonstrable track record of positive impact in your current or previous pastoral roles, and are able to bring innovative ideas to build on existing good practice, we look forward to receiving your application.

Contracts are for two years in the first instance and include a tax-free salary, flights, furnished accommodation, health insurance and generous end of contract gratuity.

Please submit your letter of application, including a full CV, recent photograph and the contact details of two referees to:

Mr. John Nolan, Principal, Sharjah English School, P. O. Box 1600, Sharjah, UAE.


Tel: 00971 6 5589304

Applications should be received by 19th January 2021.

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