About the School
The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) opened in August 2015 and is a candidate school for all three academic International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes with the goal of becoming an IB continuum school. We seek to inspire students beyond the classroom to become lifelong learners and global citizens of the 21st Century by developing their talents in a multilingual environment. The school currently serves approximately 650 students up to Grade 9. Student numbers will eventually rise to a targeted total of about 2,200 of whom 300 students will be boarders. Our generous, state-of-the art campus with significant sports facilities is located in Dubai Healthcare City, Al Jaddaf, Dubai.
Find out more about SISD at www.sisd.ae.
About the Position
We are looking for an outstanding, dynamic and enthusiastic Deputy Head of School to join our team in August 2017.
The role of the Deputy of Head of School is to support and assist the Head of School and contribute to the strategic planning of the whole school as well as excellence in all areas relating to academic and pastoral care for both day and boarding students.
The successful candidate will have extensive international leadership and teaching experience as a Deputy Head or Assistant Head. Boarding House experience is desired but not essential. IB experience in PYP, MYP and/or DP is preferred. Any additional language is desirable (French, German or Arabic)
About the Package
The salary and benefits package reflects the fact that the school is committed to excellence. In addition to a tax-free globally competitive salary, SISD provides furnished accommodation (exclusive of utilities) or a generous housing allowance to overseas employees under school sponsorship, an annual flight allowance, discount on school fees and medical insurance.
How to apply
Applicants are invited to submit:
- A letter of application addressed to the Head of School
- A current CV including a recent passport size photograph and details of two professional referees, of which one should be a current or most recent employer, line manager or supervisor
Email applications are preferred and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
It is anticipated that interviews will take place in the two week period commencing 9 January 2017
Closing Date 31 December 2016