Vacancy Details

6280 - Assistant Principal - (Phase to be assigned)

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 15-Apr-2020
About the Role

We are currently recruiting for a dynamic Assistant Principal (Phase to be assigned) to join our team from September 2021.

The successful candidate will have a key role in our Senior Leadership Team in developing the vision, values, culture, policies and practice accorss the phase assigned and school in general.

The goal of this role is to provide visionary leadership and demonstrate exemplary management skills in the recruitment and development of faculty, the implementation of a superior curriculum, the assurance of long-term school financial stability, and the provision of effective communication with all the school’s constituents. To ensure the social wellbeing and academic growth of all children.

We are seeking

  • A dynamic, passionate, resilient and inspirational leader who has ability to work in challenging environment
  • Enthusiastic and qualified educator with in-depth and up to date knowledge of outstanding pastoral care.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team and resource management and the ability to motivate and manage time and people.
  • Demonstrates high standards through expectations of exemplary levels of progress and achievements for students across the phase assigned
  • Has the ability to plan strategically and effectively manage change
  • Creates an effective, productive, and caring atmosphere where all students and staff have the opportunity to learn and grow
  • Develops and supports a learning focused culture for students, staff and the community
  • Is a highly effective communicator with students, parents, colleagues and the wider community
  • At least 5 years relevant teaching experience with previous coordinator or management experience is an advantage.
About Your Benefits

Attractive compensation and benefits package offered.

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School

Established in 1992, GEMS Al-Khaleej National School is a US curriculum, K-12 international school helping over 2,000 students every year in developing life-long learning skills such as Empathy, Innovation, Self-awareness, Global Citizenship, Resilience and Grit. Our practices are rooted in our vision which is, “To be one of the finest US curriculum schools in Dubai in terms of the quality of teaching and learning and students’ character”.

AKNS’s inspection results are evident of the fact that the school has been on an incredible journey of transformation. This was also witnessed in school’s recent AP results. AKNS’s Average for all students across all AP subjects offered at school is 3.56 whereas UAE Average stands at 3.24 in comparison to the world average which is 2.95. Our high school students are given a chance to pick from a wide-variety of courses along with an array of Advanced Placement choices.

At GEMS Al-Khaleej National School (AKNS), we resolutely believe that success stems from reflective teaching practices, attentive administration, wonderful families and responsible students. We believe in bringing out the best in each of our students by promoting a healthy balance between Islamic values, cultural heritage and 21st century learning skills. In order to achieve this, we have established a culture of integrity that supports academic success and creates a community of lifelong learners. This, in tandem with a curriculum infused with global citizenship themes, allows children to develop innovative thinking skills to ensure that our students are ready for every challenge and opportunity.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.