Head of School, Dubai

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Brighton College DubaiDubai

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Brighton College Dubai seeks to appoint an inspirational and experienced educational leader as Head of School.

The Brighton College family of schools aims to develop respectful, confident and intellectually curious young men and women who are ready to take a full, active and positive role in our world. 

The ideal candidate will share these values, will know how to further stimulate parent and pupil demand, deliver outstanding academic outcomes and understand how to foster what is already a kind and collaborative community of pupils and colleagues. 

The successful applicant will benefit from a comprehensive induction with senior colleagues at Brighton College UK - currently The Sunday Times School of the Year for a second time - and have ongoing support from and collaboration with other members of the Brighton College family of schools: Brighton College UK, Abu Dhabi (2011), Al Ain (2013), Bangkok (2016), Dubai (2018) and Singapore (opening in 2020). 

The position comes with an attractive salary and package including medical cover, flights, housing and free child school places.


• BA in Education or Bachelor’s degree with PGCE is essential

• NPQH or Master’s in Education preferred

• 5 years’ experience in schools  

We anticipate candidates may be available only from April or September 2020; however, a January 2020 start could be enabled for the right candidate. 

Application Process

Please note only complete applications, including a letter of application, application form and CV must be submitted through TES. 

The closing date for applications is Monday 28th October 2019. 

Long list interviews will take place during week commencing 11th November and shortlist interviews will take place at Brighton College in the UK, during the week commencing 18th November. 

The College reserves the right to appoint a successful candidate prior to the closing date and so an early application is advantageous.


Brighton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all employees to share this commitment. All applicants should read the College’s Child Protection Policy, which is available on the College website, and are required to declare any information as requested on the application form. Enhanced disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in the UK and a local police certificate will be requested for the successful candidate.


More about Brighton College Dubai
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Al Barsha 2 South, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 04 387 1111

Brighton College, one of the UK’s top schools, opened its fourth sister school in Dubai in September 2018, following in the footsteps of Brighton College Abu Dhabi (2011), Brighton College Al Ain (2013) and Brighton College Bangkok (2016).

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