head of secondary - sharjah, uae

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Head of Secondary

Start Date: August 2019

Location: Sharjah

Region: Middle East

Experience Required: 5+ years

Curriculum: UK

Salary: Competitive salary with benefits

Contract: 2 years renewable

School Overview:

This international school was founded in 2007 and is part of a leading international schools group in the UAE. It has a strong reputation in the UAE and is an accredited BSO/BSME school. The school offers the National Curriculum of English enriched with the Cambridge program to cater for students from 3 years of age up to 18. The 1250 student body is made up of over 50 nationalities. The school encourages a forward thinking collaborative learning style so students can take full advantage of life's opportunities and become productive responsible members of society. They provide a challenging and holistic learning environment that encourages high standards and expectations, whilst support the individual needs of the students. They emphasise on parent communication and involvement to ensure they are part of the educational process so the students receive the best education possible.

Role specifics: This role is to support the Secondary School team in enabling a high quality learning environment that support student outcomes. You should not only be a pedagogical leader, but a motivational leader who strong interpersonal and communication skills. Modelling effective teaching practices and working within a multicultural environment with high expectations is a must.

Location Overview: Sharjah is the cultural capital of the UAE. It is a more conservative location than its neighbour Dubai and offers a more culturally realistic experience - however the glitzy draw of Dubai remains 30 minutes away - an easy cab ride. Single accommodation is provided in 2 bed apartments in a lovely gated community close to the school.


* Post Graduate qualification within Education
* Prior experience with UK and/or Cambridge Curriculum
* Prior leadership experience
* Prior experience with school accreditation and inspections
* Record of academic and professional achievement


* Salary competitive
* Single accommodation
* Flights
* Medical cover
* Professional development