Deputy Head of Secondary

GEMS Education


Ref: LP414-546

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Deputy Head of Secondary - September 2023

About the Role
We are recruiting for an outstanding Deputy Head of Secondary to join our team in September 2023. The post holder will be responsible for supporting the school's Vision and Mission as well as all policies, academic standards, and pastoral support in the Secondary school.

The successful applicant will deputize for the Head of Secondary as required and assist in shaping & implementing the educational strategy for the school.

Key responsibilities include supporting the Head of Secondary with:
- Embracing and encouraging the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values.
- Ensuring high academic standards in the Secondary school in relation to the schools own desire for all students to be the best they can as well as a commitment to the UAE National Agenda targets.
- Managing budgets and undertake teaching and other professional duties as reasonably delegated by the Principal.
- Leading the Secondary team -including performance management.
To be considered for this role, candidates must be:
- An effective and dynamic leader with a proven track record in sustained school improvement that can be demonstrated through hard data.
- Rigorous in promoting excellence and developing commitment to high standards of care and opportunities for all.
- Able to demonstrate successful experience of leading and managing staff and promoting and developing innovative approaches to learning
- Experienced in developing teacher's skills and competencies through a sustained school improvement model such as coaching.
- Able to demonstrate a comprehensive and confident knowledge of best practice pedagogy.
- Able to demonstrate a desire to be innovative and creative in the provision offered to our learners to ensure all can succeed.
- Able to demonstrate a commitment to inclusion.
- Able to demonstrate genuine passion towards the wider co-curricular life of a school.


The successful applicant will be:
- A fully certified teacher, holding a B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent
- Passionate about providing outstanding teaching and learning
- Highly experienced in leading National Curriculum for England at KS3/KS4 andKS5
- Efficient in people development and have proven leadership and communication abilities

About Your Benefits
- All positions attract an excellent remuneration package.

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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