Vacancy Details

13781 - Vice Principal

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 07-Apr-2023
About the Role

We are currently hiring an experienced Vice Principal. This appointment is for :


• To assist the Principal and the Senior Leadership Team of the school, in all aspects of school improvement, school evaluation, planning policies and procedures and taking full /shared responsibility for the school in the absence of the Principal.

• To be an integral part of a successful leadership team, building on synergies of expertise and experience.

• To promote the school to all stakeholders and the wider community.

• To take full responsibility for leading and managing significant aspects of the school, under the overall direction of the Principal.

• To further, improve standards in academic performance, care and well-being.

• To lead professional development to ensure high quality learning and teaching.

• To assist the Principal with the effective and efficient use of school management information systems and the financial management of school, admissions and enrolment.

This exciting opportunity requires the following key competencies and skills and these will be assessed during the internal recruitment process:

Strategic Thinking and Forward Planning

Effective Communication

Problem Solving and Decision Making

Influence Middle Leaders and Teachers

Leading and Developing Others

Result Oriented

Strong Time Management Skills


To be considered for this appointment: You will have

• A minimum experience of 5 years as Vice Principal/Headmistress/Head Master/ Senior School Supervisor or a section head.
• A minimum of 10 years in teaching experience which could be a combination covering the Primary, Middle, Senior and Senior Secondary sections.
• Familiarity with the CBSE curriculum along with inspection of schools by external bodies such as KHDA and the latest trends in educational thinking and pedagogy.
• Educational expertise and a proven track record of developing and sustaining very high standards within a caring learning environment.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate goals, empower collaboration, motivate staff, provide direction and set expectations.
• You should have demonstrated a successful track record of student achievement and attainment.
• Preference will be given if you have a Post Graduate Degree in the mainstream teaching subject / faculty in addition to a B.Ed degree in Education from a recognized university.

About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including:
Competitive tax free salary, fully furnished accommodation, free schooling for up to two children, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity
About GEMS

Trusted for over 60 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 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

About the School

The Millennium School is a leading academic institution in the UAE with a 20-year legacy. We nurture mindful, global citizens by creating empowering opportunities in a stimulating and challenging learning environment.

The Millennium School is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India. Pupils from ages 5 to 18 benefit from high quality teaching, a caring environment, extensive educational resources and modern facilities. Our ability to develop confident lifelong learners, self-aware leaders and independent problem solvers defines us as the school of the future. The school is a modern, forward thinking institution with a willingness to innovate that has seen the school thrive for twenty years.

We belong to the Round Square network of schools that promotes an ethos of inclusion, self-reflection and values of mind and heart. In a supportive environment, the school offers a comprehensive Self Enhancement Programme that hones students’ skills and talents.

Care, compassion and consideration form the DNA of the school. Students are valued and encouraged to be positive change makers. The Millennium School prides itself on the relationships we build with our students and the partnerships that we have with our parents.

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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

In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

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.