Employment Manager, Saudi Arabia

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International Schools Group (ISG)Saudi Arabia

Date posted:
Start date: 1st August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term


The International Schools Group was founded in 1962 to serve the needs of expatriate families living and working in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  ISG is a not-for-profit, forward-looking school district comprised of six schools in four locations. The schools are co-educational day schools delivering preschool to grade 12 programs for expatriate children and a small number of students from the host country. Each school offers either a British, American, or International curriculum, and encompasses the following higher level programs: AP and IB (selected American schools), and GCSE and A-Levels within Dhahran British Grammar School. ISG currently serves the needs of over 4,000 students.

The District is governed by a Board of Trustees, supported by school councils, and is licensed by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education. The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredit ISG’s American and International curriculum schools.

ISG is committed to the safety and protection of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Living in Saudi Arabia is comfortable, secure and rewarding. The rich culture of the host country makes living in the Kingdom fascinating and enjoyable. Saudi’s location provides unique access to travel opportunities, both within the region and beyond. Salary and benefits for administrators are competitive and generous and, when coupled with excellent working and living conditions, provide a comprehensive package.

Website: http://www.isg.edu.sa/


International Schools Group Saudi Arabia (ISG) seeks an Employment Manager beginning August 1, 2018.

We are seeking an experienced and high-functioning human resource administrative professional to join a highly collaborative leadership team as it implements system coherence, one the key components of the district’s vision for excellence in the 21st century. 

The role of the Employment Manager is diverse and flexible as he/she leads a small team that is responsible for the employment administration of 700+ school district employees (employment agreements, compensation, benefits, etc.) that are compliant with Saudi Labor Law, Ministry of Education employment requirements, aligned with  ISG human resource policies, and competitive in both the local and international education employment marketplaces.

The Employment Manager will collaboratively lead the effort to research and analyze ISG’s current employment agreements, compensation mechanisms, benefits packages, and human resource policies and propose, document, and implement approved changes in support of effective and compliant employment administration.

The Employment Manager joins a leadership team that includes the Director of Government Relations, Director of Finance, Director of Operations, Director of Learning, Superintendent, and school Principals/Headteachers.


If you meet the selection criteria, please submit the following in a single PDF document to ISG, Human Resources. Send via email to ISG Recruitment (apply@isg.edu.sa):

  • Letter explaining suitability for consideration as Employment Manager;
  • Resume´ of relevant qualifications and experience;
  • Up to five (5) contacts to serve as references, one of which must include your current supervisor(s) and previous supervisors.


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email/telephone to arrange a Skype interview.

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More about International Schools Group (ISG)
Address: PO Box 31677, Al-Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 13 330 0555