Head of History and Government & Politics - Senior School, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Brighton College, Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Start date: Mid-August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Head Master seeks to appoint an outstanding applicant as Head of History and Government & Politics who will report to the Head of Senior School.  The successful candidate will have the day to day responsibility for teaching and learning throughout the Senior School (Yr 7 – 13).  S/he should be an adaptable and innovative leader, a good motivator, communicator and administrator, and should be capable of managing key aspects of an expanding and high-profile British International School. S/he should be able to provide professional leadership and guidance of academic and pastoral matters to enable the effective development of the department.

Brighton College Abu Dhabi, the sister school of Brighton College UK, is a leading Independent British International School located in the United Arab Emirates.  With a prime location on Abu Dhabi Island and a purpose built state-of-the-art campus.

Brighton College is a dynamic and exciting school looking for enthusiastic and passionate educators. This is a unique opportunity to join an exceptional and hard-working team with the united goal of ensuring that every child reaches their potential both academically and socially, by pushing boundaries and broadening horizons. Leaders at the College show a desire to collaborate, inspire and develop all areas of the School. They demonstrate the highest standards in terms of leadership, organisational and pedagogical skills with a willingness to contribute to the rich co-curricular life of this busy school.

Brighton College Abu Dhabi is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants if currently working in the UK will be required to provide an DBS Enhanced Certificate and must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and other agencies.

NOTE: Closing date for applications is Monday, 18th March 2019. We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible.

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More about Brighton College, Abu Dhabi
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO Box 129444, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 2 815 6500
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Mixed state school Brighton College Abu Dhabi educates around 1,650 pupils aged between three and 18 across its Pre-Prep, Prep and Senior schools. A Sixth Form (Year 12) opened in September 2014. Based on Abu Dhabi Island in a purpose-built campus ne...