Principal, Dar es Salaam

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Aga Khan Education Service - TanzaniaDar es Salaam

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Principal, Aga Khan International School, Dar es Salaam

Aga Khan Education Service (AKES) is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. It is one of the largest private educational networks in the developing world currently operating over 200 schools and educational programmes in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar Pakistan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda and the United Arab Emirates.

The AKES network provides a wide-ranging combination of pre-school, primary, secondary, and higher-secondary education schools and programmes. It employs approximately 3,000 teachers and educates over 75,000 students around the world. In addition to offering the respective national curricula, some countries also offer international curricula (IB and British programmes).

AKES is currently undertaking a major organizational change exercise, looking to transition its individual country units into a global school system. In parallel with this transformation, it is planning significant investments to expand existing provision and update and overhaul many of its current schools. A focus on teachers and school leaders is considered central to the change agenda as is the integration of technology. The AKES’s approach to curriculum is also being repositioned to ensure relevant 21st century education.

AKEST is looking to hire a qualified Principal for Aga Khan International School, Dar es Salaam with a proven track record in leadership, strategic and IB education administration.

Position Summary

The Principal will be responsible for the overall academic and financial performance of the Aga Khan International School, Dar es Salaam, which comprises the Nursery, Junior and Senior Schools, running the PYP, Cambridge (IGCSE) and DP programs. The Principal will take a leadership role in strengthening the quality of teaching and learning, bringing efficiencies to the management of the schools and raising the profile of the Dar Schools under the “one-school” model. This is a vitally important role with genuine transformational potential.

Interested applicants should send their application letter, CV, copies of their certificates and testimonials demonstrating how their experience fits the position to maureen.lacey@tesglobal.com so as to be received by 17th December, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Human Resources Manager
Aga Khan Education Service Tanzania
P.O.Box 125 Dar es Salaam
Email: hr@akest.org



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