Head of Creative and Performing Arts, Abu Dhabi

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Al Bateen AcademyAbu Dhabi

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

Head of Creative and Performing Arts 

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Creative and Performing Arts who will provide strategic leadership of Aldar Academies Arts, delivering innovation and excellence, growing partnerships and ultimately increasing participation at all levels of competition across our seven high performing, successful schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. 

We are looking for someone with:

.Significant experience in management of the arts, at a senior level, ideally with an elite institution or professional arts organisation, with an emphasis on creative arts development programs

· Educated to degree level, or equivalent, in arts related subject

· Proven ability to devise and deliver strategic initiatives 

· Proven track record of effective working with partner organisations 

· Excellent business development, organisational and planning skills 

· Excellent influencing, negotiation and conflict management skills 

· Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills 

· Demonstrable capability in leadership and vision 

· Successful record of raising finance from a variety of sources

· Experience of working within large complex organisations with significant responsibility for financial and staff resources

· Equally comfortable and competent with both strategic planning and operational delivery 

· Ability to work flexible hours and travel nationally

· Evidence of commitment to continuous professional development 

· Demonstrable marketing capability 

· Demonstrable public relations capability 

Applicants must have a BA Degree in Art related Subject and a working knowledge of the structure and content of the ‘British’ National Curriculum and IB offer – specifically relating to Creative and Performing Arts requirements.



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More about Al Bateen Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: St No 28 Khalifa ben Shakhbout, Intsctn w/St No11 Al Bateen St, Al Manaseer Area, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 2 813 2000

Welcome to Al Bateen Academy

Our school opened in September 2011 to provide high quality education from the ages of 11 to 18. The school follows the English National Curriculum, with an international dimension, in Years 7 to 9. In Years 10 and 11 stud...