Head of Primary, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Smart Vision SchoolDubai, United Arab Emirates

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Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive International package with flights, health and accommodation
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Smart Vision School, located in the heart of Dubai, provides an inspiring and nurturing values-driven British education to pupils from FS1 to Yr.6. Foundation and Primary School sections follow the National Curriculum for England, enhanced by a commitment to the development of an understanding about and appreciation for the history, culture and traditions of the UAE. Founded in 2016, Smart Vision School, is owned and governed by Atticus Education, a Dubai-based education provider, committed to the development and management of Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary Schools. 

We are seeking to recruit an aspiring leader to head our Primary Department. We are looking for an expert practitioner with middle or senior leadership experience to raise and uphold standards of teaching, learning and assessment in the Primary years. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for monitoring all aspects of teaching and learning, collating and presenting attainment and progress data aligned to inspection protocol. He/she will be supported by Key Stage One and Two leaders.  As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, he/she will work closely with the school principal in administering the  school's performance management and continuing professional development programmes and assist the Principal in managing the day to day operations.

We Offer:

· Competitive tax-free salary 

· Fully furnished Studio Accommodation 

· Medical insurance

· Annual return air fare

· Outstanding working conditions

· Opportunity to work within a team of outstanding and highly supportive colleagues

· Excellent professional development and support


· Bachelor of Education, B.Ed., or Bachelor’s degree with PGCE and QTS.

· Native-level English Speaker

. At least two years successful middle or senior leadership experience

· Experience teaching the National Curriculum for England, ideally in the UK

· Experience working in a multi-cultural environment with pupils for whom English is not their first language

· A passion for teaching and collaboration 

· A high degree of professionalism and collegiality

· A commitment to extra-curricular activities

Applicants are requested to submit a letter of application and CV, together with a copy of their passport. Interviews will be held immediately by Skype and/or face to face. 

Smart Vision School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be prepared to undergo child protection screening, including direct-contact reference checks with past employers, and an enhanced DBS / police clearance.

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More about Smart Vision School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Near Al Barsha 2, Park1, Al Barsha 2, Dubai, 112243, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 2880965