Assistant Principal / Deputy Head - Secondary Section

GEMS Education

Sharjah, UAE

Posted on: 25 Jan 2024

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Employment: Full Time

- Professional practice is driven by the priorities of ensuring safeguarding & raising student outcomes
- Section SLT is accountable for the ongoing outcomes & development of all aspects of Section operation, from wellbeing to exit qualifications, inspection outcomes to stakeholder survey results, educational provision to events, curriculum to learning materials, the collection & use of data to SEF/SIP (and everything in-between).
- Model and drive the WSS vision of effective teamwork, life-long learning (self & team), respect, building leadership capacity across the Section, and ongoing aspirational & dynamic school development.
- Deliver innovative & inclusive problem-solving strategies, applying a growth mindset to positively navigate our dynamic landscape of change & development


- Consistently exhibit values-driven leadership
- As an SLT member, operate as part of a cohesive team, driving both Section & whole school priorities, and engaging fully with the Learning Coach to deliver a comprehensive, bespoke Section CPD programme.
- Drive towards achieving the UAE National Agenda Goals
- Expert knowledge of the UAE Schools' Inspection Framework
- Promote WSS positively with community & GEMS while maintaining complete loyalty & confidentiality.
- Respect local culture, customs and laws.


GEMS Education is a pioneering education company with an international network of award winning K-12 schools. Over the past 55 years GEMS has grown from one school to being a truly global company with one incredible mission – to make quality education available to every student. Over 20,000 education professionals unlock the potential of over 250,000 students across 14 countries each and every day, preparing children of all ages for real world success.

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