Vacancy Details

14166 - Assistant Head of Middle School

Business Unit: GEMS DUBAI AMERICAN ACADEMY
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 07-Jul-2023
About the Role

We are currently hiring an experienced Middle School Assistant Principal for GEMS Dubai American Academy. This appointment will be effective 1 August 2023,

 

To provide visionary leadership and the demonstration of exemplary management skills in the 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 positive leadership in both social well-being and measurable academic growth of all children.

This exciting opportunity requires the following key competencies and skills and these will be assessed during the internal recruitment process:
Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively; 

A positive, professional, and collaborative disposition;

Experience with American curriculum, standards, and pedagogy; 

A strong work ethic and drive, including a willingness to contribute to the continual improvement of Dubai American Academy.

To be considered for this appointment: You will
1. Current North American teacher and administration certification;
2. Master’s Degree (School Administration, Leadership, and/or Curriculum);
3. Record of highly successful teaching experience in the particular division;
4. Record of effective leadership and management experience

About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including:
Competitive tax free salary, individual 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

GEMS Dubai American Academy (DAA) is GEMS Education's flagship American school. Offering both an enriched American Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Diploma to students from around the world, DAA prepares its students for success in the world's most prestigious universities and colleges. DAA is the only American curriculum school in Dubai to receive the KHDA rating of Outstanding, and has received this rating since 2011.

With over 20 years of history and academic excellence, DAA is one of the most sought after American schools in Dubai. The school's outstanding heritage is coupled with its future design focus which embeds creative design, cutting-edge robotics and digital fluencies at its core. Through teaching, learning and innovation, students develop a mastery of multiple literacies and fluencies to support genuine world-class learning, personal growth and future readiness. DAA offers a diverse range of extra-curricular, athletic, and leadership opportunities to enrich the holistic development of each student. In addition, our original and growing WISE initiative pulls efforts of wellness, inclusion, safeguarding, and social-emotional health into a coordinated effort to support students for holistic well-being, supporting them in their growth and in their learning.

Our staff teaches and inspires excellence in academics and life-long learning skills by continually reviewing and building an enriched American curriculum, promoting student achievement, encouraging integrity and nurturing a desire to learn.


To learn more please visit http://www.gemsaa-dubai.com/

 

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.