Principal of Nibras International School, United Arab Emirates

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Nibras International SchoolUnited Arab Emirates

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Start date: September 2018 or earlier onwards
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: A competitive salary and benefits
Contract term: Fixed Term

International Schools Partnership is seeking to appoint a Principal to lead Nibras International School from September 2018 or earlier onwards. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of successful senior educational leadership, preferably with experience of US curriculum, school reviews and assessments, and ideally schools with an international intake with a preference in the Middle East. They will be a strategic leader and a committed team player who demonstrates a collegiate and collaborative approach to working with others. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with all of the school’s stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s degree and Qualified Teacher Status
  • Master’s degree in Education (desirable but not essential)
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • Clear understanding of US style schools and standards
  • Understanding and experience of the UAE Framework for Inspection
  • Proven track record of school improvement
  • Minimum 5 years’ successful and relevant experience in a position of educational leadership
  • Minimum 5 years teaching experience as an outstanding teacher
  • Evidence of relevant Continuous Professional Development
  • Collaborative leadership style, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable to change, growth and development.
  • Ambitious, hard-working, motivated and a strong role model.


A competitive salary and benefits will be offered, along with free school tuition for school-age dependents.


Please include within your application (in your CV) the names, job titles, email addresses and telephone numbers of three referees. These need to include your current and past employers and line managers.

We will need to collect full references before shortlist interviews but if you have a specific preference that we do not contact one or more of your referees, please notify us of this. Please rest assured that no referees will be contacted until ISP has received your specific consent to do so.

Background Checks

Please note that you may also be required, within the final appointment process, to undergo relevant background checks as part of the school’s recruitment and safeguarding procedures.


Established in 2005, Nibras International School (NIS) offers an American education for over 800 students from KG to Grade 12. The school follows the AERO standards framework for curriculum consistency.

Nibras International School believes that learning empowers the individual to achieve their greatest potential. Our focus is the well-being of students and providing for their academic, social, emotional, civic, career goals and physical development through a stimulating and engaging learning environment. We offer ever-improving facilities and dedicated staff who will support, challenge, and inspire our students to learn successfully.

Catering to a student population of more than 80 nationalities, Nibras International School has both an academic and social environment. There is also emphasis on developing the 21st century skills and global perspective which will ensure students are successful contributing members of their community, the United Arab Emirates and the wider world.

Learn more about Nibras International School here -

Nibras International School is owned and operated by the International Schools Partnership.


ISP is a truly international schools group working across different countries, different cultures and different languages. We are passionate about helping our students learn to levels that amaze them and their families.

Nibras International School joined ISP in March 2017. As one of a global family of almost 30 schools across 8 countries, our school leaders gain the support of the highest caliber of ISP leaders to drive student development and school improvement, as well as the experience of colleagues in our sister schools.

ISP Vision

To be an international schools group of quality and scale, recognised across local communities and the education sector for amazing learning, ambition and growth.

ISP Purpose

ISP has a clear purpose:

We are a focused, growing and financially secure group of schools. All our schools:

  • Help children and students learn to levels that amaze them;
  • Inspire children and students to be successful now and equip them to be successful later;
  • Are truly international, working in partnerships within and across regions, cultures and languages;
  • Aim to be the first choice for children, students and their families, wherever we are.

ISP Principles

Our principles emphasise and underpin how we do what we do. We:

Begin with our children and students;

Our children and students are at the heart of our business. Simply, their success is our success.

Treat everyone with care and respect;

We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of each other.

Operate effectively;

We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference.

Are financially responsible;

We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students and our schools.

Learn continuously

Getting better is what drives us.

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Closing date for applications 30th June 2018



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More about Nibras International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: P.O.Box 54084, (Dubai Investment Park), Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Nibras International School (NIS) is a mixed, private school in Dubai. It offers an American Curriculum, designed in consultation with the American University of Beirut (AUB), for students in Kindergarten through to Grade Twelve. The curriculum is al...