Assistant Principal, Dubai

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Jumeirah CollegeDubai

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation

About the School:

Jumeirah College is a GEMS Premium Secondary School which delivers the National Curriculum for England, offering the full range of GCSE and A level courses. The College has been repeatedly judged to be Outstanding in inspections. Although non-selective at admission, our students achieve exceptional exam results which compare to top UK schools. In 2017 90% of GCSE results were A*-B, and at A level 54% of all grades were A*/A with 83% A*-B. This success enables our students to move on to the very top universities around the world, including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Yale.

Our student body is a dynamic international community of over 1,100 students from over 65 nationalities. We take pride in the development of the whole child, recognising the importance of developing cultural and global awareness. We have a thriving enriched curriculum which provides a diverse range of activities, initiatives and charitable endeavours that both engage our student body and embed our philosophy of global awareness and world citizenship. Jumeirah College is currently working towards accreditation of this approach through the High Performance Leaning network.

As one of the leading schools in the Middle East, Jumeirah College is the first choice school for many families. The success of the school has been repeatedly recognised with the school being nominated for a series of awards, including our current shortlisting as ‘International School of the Year’ by both the TES and the British International School Awards.

The Role:

We seek to appoint an Assistant Principal to join Jumeirah College from September 2018. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and will assist with the provision of day to day leadership and management to maintain effective delivery of outstanding education. Roles and responsibilities will be determined according to the successful candidate’s strengths and the needs of the College.

To be considered for this key role, candidates must:

  • Be an effective and dynamic leader with a proven track record of innovation and impact.
  • Be vigorous in promoting school improvement as well as sharing our commitment to high standards and opportunities for all.
  • Be able to demonstrate successful experience of leading and managing staff, promoting and developing approaches to learning
  • Be an excellent communicator with students, staff and parents.
  • Have a proven track record of strategic teamwork – the ability to work together in inspired collaboration.
  • Have the confidence and experience to teach a National Curriculum subject across the secondary age range up to and including A level, holding a relevant degree and a recognised teaching qualification.

Application Process:

If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students then we would welcome your application.

To apply for these positions please visit our Careers site; https://careers.gemseducation.com/gems/VacancyDetail.aspx?VacancyID=131677

(Ref: 1486). Please ensure you have uploaded an up-to-date CV, formal letter of application and recent photograph.

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.



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More about Jumeirah College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Al Wasl Road, Dubai, 74856, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 395 5524
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