Head of Senior School, British School of Bahrain

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British School of BahrainBritish School of Bahrain

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


The British School of Bahrain

The British School of Bahrain is committed to providing a high quality, international education for expatriate and local students in the Kingdom of Bahrain. We are a selective, coeducational, independent Nursery-through-Year 13 school. Our curriculum is based on the National Curriculum for England and Wales, with some adaptations to the local context and offers IGCSE and A Level/BTEC examinations. We are a truly international school and our students and staff come from a wide variety of backgrounds.  BSB has a diverse student population of above 2900 students from over 70 nationalities and our students are a joy to teach. 

Teaching Environment

As an international school located in Bahrain, we value and celebrate the rich diversity of the many nationalities, religions, cultures and traditions of all our students and we aim to provide a safe, inclusive and caring environment in which young people can learn to live and work together in a spirit of harmony and mutual respect. Each student is encouraged to play an active role in school life, both in and out of the classroom.

Judged as ‘Outstanding’ in our most recent QQA inspection, we have high expectations of our students throughout their educational journey. Our aim is to provide our graduating students with a passport to the best universities, colleges and careers around the world.

Head of Senior School

We are seeking an outstanding, committed and energetic leader to join our team as Head of Senior School starting in August 2019. The candidate must be a team player and must have a passion to lead a team and be able to achieve high levels of learning. 

We are looking for a reflective practitioner who has: 

· Appropriate tertiary qualification

· Current teaching certificate 

· Successful leadership experience

· Practical working knowledge of the National Curriculum for England

· High expectations and aspirations for all students

· A commitment to the overall development of young people

Previous teaching experience in a high-performing international school, including preparing students for Oxbridge, is an advantage.

To be considered for this position you will need to meet our qualifications and experience requirements. 

In return we offer an attractive expatriate remuneration package, including competitive salary, housing allowance, health insurance, annual flight and relocation assistance. 


The British School of Bahrain is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will undergo rigorous child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.

To apply for this position please visit https://britishschoolbahrain.com/our-school/join-the-team/ 

We request references for all candidates that we invite to interview.

For non-local candidates, initial interviews for this position will take place via Skype or preferably face to face in London between the 11th and 23rd January 2019.

Closing date: 30 December 2018 – 3.00 pm Bahrain time (GMT +02.00 hours). As a school we reserve the right to make an earlier appointment and candidates are asked to make early applications.

If you would like to find out more about our school please visit www.britishschoolbahrain.com

British School of Bahrain

PO Box 30733


Kingdom of Bahrain

Telephone: +973 176 10920

Facsimile: +973 176 10371 

E-mail: hr@thebsbh.com

More about British School of Bahrain
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
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