Mathematics- Assistant Head (2nd in charge), United Arab Emirates

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Ras Al Khaimah AcademyUnited Arab Emirates

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Start date: August 22nd 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Tax-free
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Due to further expansion, we need a good-humoured colleague, able to engage, motivate and support our children, staff and parents, to start in August 2019. 

Situated in Ras Al Khaimah, the Northern-most Emirate of the UAE, 1 hour from Dubai International Airport, the schools cater to a wide range of expat and local families, with 88 different nationalities attending. Accommodation is close to all the facilities and amenities of RAK itself; the region is known for family-safe lifestyle, with accessible beaches, top class hotels and quality shopping outlets. It offers a positive professional and living environment.

Nestled between the Hajar mountains and the clear blue waters of the Arabian Gulf, you will be a member of the Ras Al Khaimah Academy Family of Schools, providing UK and/or IB education to almost 4000 students, aged 3 to 18, comprised of  88 nationalities, across its five schools. Each one with its own unique character.

The successful candidate must:

• Hold a first degree plus a  post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE/GTP), with QTS

• Be able to show leadership experience or the potential to take on this challenge

• Have a proven track record of excellent classroom and pedagogical practice

• Have a good ability to use IT to support teaching and learning 

• Be a reflective practitioner with the ability to think creatively and innovate

• Be a positive and enthusiastic member of the staffing community

• Most importantly of all, fully subscribe to the maxim that “all complex decision-making be based on what constitutes best practice for the child”.

The school offers a competitive, tax-free international salary and benefits package, comparable to other international schools in the region. 

To apply for this position please submit your TES standard application form via the “Apply” button below. Alternatively, any queries will be answered at

More about Ras Al Khaimah Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO Box 975, Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 7 2362441
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About Ras Al Khaimah Academy

RAK Academy is an independent, co-educational international school, situated in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK),  the northernmost emirate, about 1 hour's drive from Dubai.  Founded in 1975, it was the first international ...