Head of Girls' Boarding House, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Swiss International Scientific School in DubaiDubai, United Arab Emirates

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Start date: 18 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term

Head of Girls' Boarding House

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.

Find out more about SISD at www.sisd.ae. 

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  Head of Girls' Boarding House  to join our Boarding House team in August 2019. 

Our team of international boarding and teaching 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 boarding and teachers will work closely with the MYP and DP coordinators and Head of Secondary School and share in curriculum development and after school activities.  

As part of our commitment to our boarding and teachers personal and professional development, comprehensive professional development will be provided to the successful candidate, who will 

• be fully qualified and experienced teacher with a relevant Degree and a relevant professional qualification (e.g. BSA PDC)

• have a international boarding house experience preferably as a head/deputy/assistant houseparent

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

The salary and benefits package reflects the fact that SISD is committed to excellence. In addition to a tax-free globally competitive salary, SISD provides furnished accommodation in the Girls' Boarding House, an annual flight allowance, discount on school fees and medical insurance.  

Applicants are invited to apply directly through the TES application form with a copy of their CV.


More about Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Dubai Healthcare City, Zone 2, Al Jaddaf, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 4 375 0600
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About the School

We have created a school in Dubai which offers an outstanding education focused on both academic excellence and personal growth to enable our students to fully embrace their future opportunities. We spark our students’ curiosity, sup...