School Principal, Dubai, UAE

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Dubai International AcademyDubai, UAE

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

School Principal - Deadline extended to 11 May 2018

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and collaborative senior leader in education as Principal for our new IB school in Dubai, which will offer the PYP, MYP, DP and CP programmes*. The Principal will lead the Heads of School to achieve the highest standards of school performance and student outcomes. A gifted communicator and innovative leader, you will have a clear understanding of the best practice in teaching and learning, and how to make this a reality for all our students. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Significant and demonstrable educational expertise
  • A Master’s degree or      equivalent school leadership qualification (e.g. NPQH)
  • Successful school leadership      experience of at least 5 years as Principal or Head of School, preferably in an international setting
  • A proven track record of developing and sustaining the highest academic standards
  • The ability to strategically lead the school Senior Leadership Team with drive and enthusiasm 
  • A cultural understanding and ethos to motivate staff and students to continuously      strive for excellence
  • Experience of both primary and secondary phases of education (desirable)

We are proud to offer:

  • A world-class, state of the art learning environment with outstanding facilities and resources
  • Highly engaged learners and supportive parents
  • A competitive package

If this opportunity excites you, please send your CV with a photograph and letter of application to:

About Innoventures Education

Dubai International Academy, Raffles World Academy, Raffles International School, Raffles International Nurseries and Collegiate American School are leading international schools managed by Innoventures Education (; a company committed to bringing world-class education to Dubai. All our schools and nurseries are renowned for their high-quality curricula, inspiring learning environments and commitment to academic excellence. Together we have a total enroelment of more than 7000 students from over 100 countries, with a dedicated and inspirational team of educators and administrators from virtually every corner of the globe.

*(subject to authorisation and permissions from the IBO and KHDA)

Job location

More about Dubai International Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: First Al Khail Street, Emirates Hills, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 368 4111
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