Assistant Headteacher - Primary, Dubai

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Sunmarke SchoolDubai

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

About us: 

Imagine schools with a variety of educational pathways where the skills of achievement, such as literacy, critical thinking, numeracy, discipline and work ethic are taught alongside the skills of wellbeing, such as confidence, contentment, kindness, gratitude, health, and love.  Welcome to Fortes Education, Dubai. We have been delivering high quality education provision to young people for over two decades.  

Our Positive Education schools foster active engagement in learning and activities. We celebrate positive emotions and accomplishments, encourage students to cultivate fulfilling relationships with others and to seek meaning and purpose in their own lives 

We set high standards and expectations for each pupil in academics and in co-curricular participation.  Our high-impact learning programme lays a strong foundation that develops each pupil’s multiple intelligences through a broad range of activities in and out of the classroom. Our commitment is to provide a premium world-class “positive” education, which empowers our pupils to become innovative thinkers, socially confident life-long learners, having growth mindsets and character strengths, to flourish in an ever -changing world. 

We present an exciting opportunity to join one of our all-through schools, to play an important part in our journey to “outstanding”.  Sunmarke School, Dubai is one of our flag-ship schools, located at a prime location in Jumeirah Village Triangle. Sunmarke offers the National Curriculum for England & Wales, followed by GCSE / IGCSE at Key Stage 4, and the A ‘Level & IB Diploma programmes at Sixth Form. 

The Opportunity:

We are looking to appoint a well –qualified, innovative, experienced & highly motivated Assistant Headteacher who has the drive and energy to take on new challenges as we expand in an exceptional time to inspire and support staff to achieve their full potential and deliver the highest standards of education to our students. 

About You:

· The Assistant Headteacher should hold as a minimum, a B. ED or B.A with a QTS. PGCE / PGDE

· Evidence of NPQSL or NPQML is desirable but not essential

· You are an outstanding teacher with your students consistently achieving outstanding progress

  • Substantial,      successful teaching experience with at least 4 years of Leadership and management experience and adept      at delivering the UK NC at      Key Stage 1 (essential) & Foundation Stage (desirable);
  • Drive      and enthusiasm to inspire and empower teachers and students to excel      within and beyond the classroom;

· Knowledge and experience of a range of successful teaching and learning strategies to meet the needs of all pupils

· An unrelenting focus to raise standards & the achievement of students;

· Build and develop highly effective teams, organisational structures and academic processes with an ability to delegate work and support colleagues in undertaking their responsibilities; 

· Ability to build and maintain good relationships

· Ability to remain positive and enthusiastic when working under pressure

· Ability to organise work, prioritise tasks, make decisions and manage time effectively

· Candidates from the independent sector are welcome to apply;

Our Offer: 

· Excellent tax-free salary 

· Furnished Accommodation  

· Baggage Allowance 

· Medical Insurance

· Annual Air-Ticket and paid vacations   

· State-of-the art facilities and amenities in a newly built campus in a prime location in Dubai 

· An enthusiastic learning community of students, teachers, parents and Board members, who are dedicated to maximise student achievement for each and every child, and to create positive learning opportunities in and out of the classroom 

· Working within a team of highly driven and supportive colleagues 

· Excellent professional development 

· Working in Dubai, one of the world’s most sought after work and travel destinations 

To Apply: 

If you have the passion, energy and commitment to drive accelerated outcomes for young staff & students, then get in touch.  In return, you will join a rapidly evolving organisation that can offer you a central role within our future growth plans. 

Candidates are invited to complete our Online Application by visiting: http://forteseducation.com/Careers/Current-Openings 

Interviews will take place either face to face in the UK / Dubai or by video conferencing. 

Application Closing Date 26th March, 2018
 

Appointment Start Date Mid-Aug 2018 

* Fortes Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Please note that should your application be successful an International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC) will also be required.  



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: District 5, Behind Limitless Building on, Al Khail Road, Jumeirah Village Triangle, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 423 8900
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