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Job details
Employer Modern English School Cairo - Primary
Location Egypt
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed


A BSO ‘Outstanding School’ (March 2016), Modern English School Cairo is a well-established, international, coeducational, independent school located on a generously-equipped 8.2 acre landscaped campus in the emerging district of New Cairo.  With over 2200 students (1250 in Primary), MES Cairo serves to develop the next generation of Egyptian leaders offering a pre-K through university preparatory academic programme.

Applications are invited from educators with proven leadership experience and excellent knowledge of effective educational practices aligned to national curriculum standards.  Whilst experience at Deputy Head level is an advantage, enthusiastic and ambitious teachers who have proven their potential as effective school leaders in a relevant capacity will be considered. 

The appointed candidate will have a specific remit for leadership of KS1 under the guidance of the Whole School Principal and KS1 Head Teacher, and contribute to the overall direction of the Primary school as a prominent member of the Primary Senior Leadership Team.  The team leads and inspires 48 classes, 70 qualified teachers (predominantly overseas hire) and 38 Teaching and Learning Assistants.  The teaching team includes specialist teachers of PE, Music, Special Educational Needs, French and Computing.  Their collective remit is to ‘Care, Challenge and Inspire’ our 1250 students in the Primary Section of our school.

Suitable candidates will be forward-thinking, creative, energetic, adaptable, well-presented school leaders with a draw to an active school life in a vibrant, diverse and exciting city. 

The benefits package includes:

  • Initial two-year contract
  • Tax free salary in Pounds Sterling (25% converted to local currency)
  • Monthly accommodation allowance
  • Extensive support with accommodation and orientation upon arrival
  • Annual flight
  • Free local and subsidized international health insurance
  • Free education for dependent children
  • Settling-in allowance
  • July and August vacation (paid)
  • Free transportation to and from school
  • End of Service gratuity
  • Access to quality professional development and support
  • An opportunity to be part of a very professional team of educators

To apply, and for more information about MES Cairo please access our online application system at:  Applications close on Wednesday 30 November 2016; initial interviews with shortlisted candidates will commence soon after via Skype.

Salary scale and benefits package will be sent to those shortlisted for interview.
MES Cairo is committed to safe recruitment practices.

About the employer

A BSME/BSO ‘Outstanding School’, Modern English School Cairo was established in 1990 with just 26 students; today the school population stands at 2,210  students.  Located on a well-equipped 8.2 acre landscape campus in the emer...

Information about Modern English School Cairo - Primary
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
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Locations and contacts

P.O. Box 5
New Cairo
Tagamoa Khamis
+20 2 2617 0020