Head of Primary, New Cairo, Egypt

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Malvern College EgyptNew Cairo, Egypt

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

 Malvern College Egypt is seeking to appoint an experienced and successful leader to the role of Head of Primary. This post has arisen as a result of our current Head of Primary deciding to move back to the UK after two successful leadership posts overseas. We are looking for an inspirational individual who will lead the next exciting phase of the College’s development.

Essential requirements – you must:

· Have a proven track record of success in a senior leadership role and have the experience that will command the respect of pupils, parents, colleagues and the wider community

· Have a leadership style based on appreciating, supporting and nurturing the talents of those around you

· Be sensitive to the cultural differences you will find in Egypt and be willing to develop and maintain a cross cultural approach to work

· Be an experienced teacher and understand the needs of children aged 3 to 11

· Be an effective and influential communicator not only with native English speakers, but also with those from other cultural backgrounds

· Be committed to the protection and safeguarding of those in your care

· Be flexible, resilient and able to work well under pressure and manage your time effectively

· Be enthusiastic, possess a good sense of humour and have an open-minded approach to ways of working

· Relish the challenge of working in a young and growing school

· Be passionate and ambitious about the success of Malvern College Egypt

· Have an understanding and sympathy with the aims and ethos of British independent schools in general and Malvern College in particular

Desirable requirements:

· Hold a higher degree and/or management qualification

· Have experience in teaching children for whom English is an additional language

· Have experience of teaching outside the UK

· Be able to speak some Arabic

Your job will be:

· To be part of the College Leadership Team of Malvern College Egypt and to assist the Headmaster of Malvern College Egypt in building an institution with an outstanding local and national reputation

· To attract, retain and develop educational and managerial talent in the Primary School

· To pursue and encourage outstanding academic performance for all your pupils

· To work with the staff and pupils to create a hard-working and happy ethos based on mutual respect

· To be responsible for the academic life of the Primary school from EYFS to the end of KS2, ensuring the curriculum is appropriate, planned and delivered along with the necessary accreditations

· To be responsible for the pastoral life of the Primary School ensuring that pupils and staff are cared for, supported and nurtured

· To maintain good discipline in the Primary School

· To work with all stakeholders to develop and implement the strategic direction of the Primary School

· To review and embed all necessary policies, systems and procedures for the smooth running of the Primary School

· To drive the marketing and admissions process for the Primary School with an adherence to quality and to develop and sustain good relations with parents

· To promote the values and ethos of Malvern College

· In conjunction with the Headmaster of Malvern College Egypt, to work with all stakeholders in developing and maintaining excellent external relations with the communities of Cairo and the wider communities in Egypt and beyond

Remuneration Package

A highly attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate including: competitive tax free salary; furnished accommodation; flights, international medical insurance (for self and family); fee free tuition for children.


Closing Date: 2nd February

Initial Skype Interviews: By 7th February 2018

Final Interviews: w/c 11th February 2018 in Cairo

Job location

More about Malvern College Egypt
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: B2 - B3 South Ring Road, Investment Zone, Kattameya, Cairo, Egypt
Telephone: +20 2 26186160
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