Assistant Principal, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Closing date:Expiring soon

Hartland International SchoolDubai, United Arab Emirates

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Our School

The school which opened in September 2015, is rapidly developing a reputation for excellence in learning and teaching. We provide the best possible education for every child in our care and import the very best practices from independent schools around the globe. With just over 550 children enrolled at present from 65 different nationalities, Hartland is a truly international community. We combine a unique blend of academic challenge, enrichment opportunities and pastoral support to target excellence and create a values based family of teachers, children and parents.

Located in the heart of Dubai, in a developing residential community, Hartland’s unique vantage point is the iconic landmark of the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall and Downtown Business area of the city. The school will operate from Foundation Stage to Year 10 and anticipates natural year on year growth in the secondary section in the coming years. We offer the National Curriculum for England and plan to offer GCSE’s / IGCSE’s, ‘A’ Levels and the International Baccalaureate Diploma. The school was recently awarded the Patrons Accreditation and Compliance Award from COBIS and is a member of BSME and NACE.

The Post

At this time, we are seeking to appoint an Assistant Principal to join the secondary team. The specific role and responsibilities will be agreed depending on the skills of the successful candidate and after careful considerations of the team requirements. However, an interest and previous experience in areas such as whole school data, curriculum development and curriculum innovation would be of benefit. Applications are invited from practitioners who are passionate and forward thinking and who will thrive in a vibrant learning environment. The post will involve some teaching and though there is no preferred specialism, the successful candidate will join an experienced and committed staff team.  

As a member of the Hartland team, you will share in the responsibility for teaching, learning, enrichment and pastoral care and will be someone who can thrive on the challenge of growing a new school and community. 

The successful candidate will: 

• Hold a relevant degree and teaching qualification

• Have experience of teaching the National Curriculum for England or IB whether that be in the UK or in an international setting

• Have a minimum 3 years Middle Management experience in a high performing school

• Have exceptional communication skills with a keen interest in curriculum development, data management and whole school timetabling

• Be committed to the Hartland Values

In return, you will receive a competitive and attractive tax free salary, high quality fully furnished accommodation, private medical insurance, family allowances where applicable and annual airfare to home country with End of Service Gratuity. 

Hartland International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to a police check.

How to Apply

The closing date for applications is 22 February 2019 with interviews taking place the following week. Start date for this position is August 2019.

Candidates wishing to apply should complete the application form and send it with a CV and covering letter to the HR Manager, Mrs Elizabeth Riley. Please include a recent photograph. 

Your application should contain the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional referees and include your current line manager / Head of School.

Please click on the apply button to submit your application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.





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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Sobha Hartland, Nad Al Sheba, Mohammed Bin Rashid, Al Maktoum City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 407 9444
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Located in the heart of Dubai, Hartland International School is in its fourth year of operation and is already an established name on the educational landscape of Dubai. Providing an enriched education through the National Curriculum for England, &nb...