Assistant Head of Middle School

GEMS Education

Dubai, UAE

Ref: LP414-706

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

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 the Company

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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Assistant salaries in Dubai

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AED 5,000

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