Head Of Primary, Cairo

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Cairo English SchoolCairo

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Start date: Aug 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

 Cairo English School, established in 2006, is a vibrant and dynamic school where learning and student achievement reinforce the school’s reputation for excellence in education in Cairo, Egypt. At CES, 1700 students enjoy an English education that meets the latest English National Curriculum standards, IGCSE and IB Diploma programme requirements.The Primary School at CES has 650 students in Year Levels 3-6.  The role and responsibilities of the Head of Primary will include instructional supervision and leadership, ensuring accreditation standards are met, and teacher and support staff appraisals are completed in accordance with defined policies and practices. The Head of Primary must ensure professional learning opportunities are available to build capacity and competence within the school, teachers work in teams with a common purpose, and academic achievement is at expected levels and above. Achievement data is to be thoroughly documented, collated, analysed and reported, with intervention strategies put in place as required to support and enrich student learning.  The Head of Primary is expected to work collegially with the Headmaster, Esol Education Board members, other Heads of School, and Key Stage 2 Deputy/Assistant Heads to ensure the school’s Guiding Statements and outstanding educational programmes are implemented comprehensively, creatively and effectively. The Head of Primary is expected to lead by example and by design, making sure all staff are held accountable for what is expected of them and celebrated for their successes.Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of being dynamic, thoughtful and reflective leaders in schools similar to CES, familiar with the English National Curriculum, who have a strong background in curriculum design, contemporary pedagogy, working with English language learners, and specialization in reading and /or literacy development.Please send your curriculum vitae, photograph, at least three reference contacts, a statement of your educational philosophy and two open references.CES offers its teaching staff:Tax free salary in Pounds Sterling (25% converted        to local currency)

  • Two year contract (renewable)
  • Annual flight or cash equivalent
  • Monthly cash housing allowance
  • Comprehensive international medical insurance
  • Settling-in allowance
  • July and August vacation (paid)
  • 5% retirement benefit
  • Continuing professional development benefit
  • Free transportation to and from school
  • Annual no- absence bonus benefit


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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 17 years
Address: Mirage City, New Cairo, 11371, Egypt
Telephone: +20 2 2249 0200
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‘Together achieving personal Excellence’

We accept students aged 3.5-17 years (Nursery through to Year 12). We offer a challenging and demanding education based on the British model, using the National Curriculum of England (ENC) as well as IGCSE, IBD...