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Brighton College, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
August 2018
Apply by:
12 February 2018

Job description

Brighton College, Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Prep School who will be responsible for the overall running of the Prep School, currently Years 3 - 8. The Head of Prep is expected to lead the staff and manage the various resources of the department in order to provide positive and efficient learning opportunities for the pupils that encourage and enable each and every student to realise their full potential across all areas of the curriculum. This should be underpinned by a sense of order and general discipline which involves pupils and staff in this general ethos.

The Head of Prep is a member of the College Leadership Team (CLT) and while representing the Prep School is nonetheless expected to take a whole-college perspective on strategic issues. 

The role is a challenging and busy one, which requires collaboration with colleagues and parents, an advanced understanding of best educational practice and a willingness to be flexible. 

The successful candidate will be required to set high standards of themselves and others and will conduct themselves with consummate integrity. In doing so, they will be supported by a highly effective team of senior and middle leaders and a staff, pupil and parent body committed to the achievement of excellence. 

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 must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and other agencies. 

NOTE: 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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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 next to Khalifa Park the has 144 academic staff and more than 100 support staff. It was the first of Brighton College UK’s sister schools in the United Arab Emirates, joined in September 2013 by Brighton College Al Ain.


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Values and Vision

Brighton College Abu Dhabi believes its students can reach their potential when their efforts are valued, celebrated and shared. One of its most important aims is to nurture intellectual curiosity and confident debate, as well as involving pupils in a wide variety of extracurricular activities. It is hoped this well help them become well-rounded human beings who can make a real contribution to society after they leave the school. The traditions of British independent school education are also valued, including links with Brighton College UK and the other schools in the Brighton family. The school seeks to be underpinned by a vibrant and energetic community. It promotes a love of learning for its own sake, a spiritual awareness and an enthusiasm for the world beyond the classroom, including sport, music and the performing arts. Pupils are taught to respect differences in others and recognise the efforts and achievements of all in their community.

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