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December 18, 2016
Employment status
Full Time
UAE » Dubai
FOUNDING PRINCIPAL The Arbor School - A new full age range school in Dubai Job Details: Employer: Praxis Education Location: United Arab Emirates Contract Type: Full Time Contract Term: Fixed Term Job Dates: September 2017 for opening in 2018. This is an opportunity to be the founding principal of a new, premium, full age range school in Dubai. Operating to the English curriculum, the school will have, as its core philosophy, an emphasis on education for sustainable development and inclusion. This is an opportunity to create a new school from inception to opening and to take staff and pupils through the important first years of the new operation. Starting in the primary phase, we are looking to recruit an experienced principal who is able to form strong relationships with trustees, parents and pupils. Supported by a fully bilingual management team, the principal will provide vision and leadership to the learning community and support a wide range of abilities with the help of on-site scientific, linguistic and learning-support/intervention expertise. Experience in the English Curriculum essential and experience with international students is desirable. Experience in full age range schools and the operation of learning support units is also helpful. Praxis Education has been established in Dubai by a Kuwait-based investment company with extensive experience in education. Qualifications and Experience Requirements: a. Relevant and appropriate teaching experience and teaching qualifications; b. Experience of no less than ten cumulative years in educational leadership; c. For a first time principal candidate and for a candidate newly recruited in Dubai: an advanced (postgraduate) university degree / diploma / qualification in education. The UAE National agenda places high emphasis on Innovation, Inclusion and Self Evaluation. We are actively seeking candidates that have a proven track record in these areas. Competitive salary package To apply for this position, please contact in the first instance for an information pack. Interviews can be arranged in UK or Dubai and via video conference. Appointments are subject to KHDA approval.