Principal, United Arab Emirates

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Dubai British SchoolUnited Arab Emirates

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

Dubai British School, a Taaleem School, is one of the leading British schools in the region, offering a broad and balanced education to children from all around the world. The school’s mission “Enjoy, Aspire, Achieve” perfectly captures the ethos of this great school, where students thrive in a nurturing yet challenging environment.

DBS offers high quality, inclusive British education to over eleven hundred students aged 3 to 18 from 50 nationalities, set in first class, modern facilities. The school was rated Outstanding by the KHDA for the first time in 2017-2018 in recognition of the students’ experience and development within a stimulating learning community. Children thrive due to the highly skilled teaching, which promotes their independence, curiosity and key skills, and their attitudes, behaviour and sense of responsibility are exemplary.

DBS is now seeking an engaging, forward-looking, globally-minded and collaborative educational leader for the school from August 2019. This position offers an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious and innovative Principal to join a thriving school and education group, and lead the school through the next exciting stages of its development.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Principal and will provide professional, highly effective leadership and management that will achieve outstanding results in all aspects of school life, promoting an inspiring vision and clear direction that is shared by all members of the school community.
This is an excellent opportunity for an exceptional candidate to build on the school’s strong international reputation and ensure that DBS continues to be recognised as one of the leading schools in the GCC.

Application Process

A candidate brief, with details on the role and how to apply, can be downloaded from

Closing date for applications: Sunday 30th September 2018

Job location

More about Dubai British School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: P.O. Box 37828, Springs 3, Emirates Hills, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 43619361
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Dubai British School

Who are we?

Taaleem was founded in 2004 in Dubai and is one of the largest education providers in the United Arab Emirates with nearly 9,000 students attending our 11 international schools and pre-schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Ou...