Secondary Assistant Principal; Curriculum Development and Innovation Leader - September 2020 - 3431639

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Vacancy Details 6202 - Secondary Assistant Principal; Curriculum Development and Innovation Leader - September 2020

Location UAE - Dubai


About the Role We are currently recruiting an Assistant Principal Curriculum Development and Innovation Leader to join our team from September 2020

The successful candidate will have a key role in our Secondary Leadership Team and Executive Leadership Team to further develop the vision, values, culture, policies and practice across the Secondary School and wider Academy

We are looking for someone who
- Is a dynamic, passionate, resilient and inspirational teacher who is ready to assume a Senior Leadership role;
- Has excellent working knowledge of Key Stages 3 to 5 of the National Curriculum for England (NCfE)
- Has the ability to plan strategically and effectively manage change;
- Creates an effective, productive, and caring atmosphere where all students and staff have the opportunity to learn and grow;
- Develops and supports a learning focused culture for students, staff and the community;
- Fosters an environment where students and staff take ownership of their own learning;
- Fosters a collaborative environment that supports contributive leadership from all stakeholders;
- Is a highly effective communicator with students, parents, colleagues and the wider community

To be considered for this appointment, you will require
- A full teaching qualification;
- A track record and experience of continued professional development and involvement in the recruitment of staff;
- Middle leadership experience across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 of the National Curriculum for England;
- A thorough knowledge and understanding of effective school improvement planning and self-evaluation processes;
- A thorough knowledge and understanding of current assessment and reporting practices within Secondary Schools;
- Experience within curriculum design and adaptation;
- Exceptional communication skills

Key roles and responsibilities will include
- Leading the review of our Secondary curriculum particularly at Key Stage 3
- Promoting innovative practices within our curriculum development
- Supporting our Head of Sixth Form in reviewing subject choices and options at Key Stages 4 & 5
- Overseeing the transition of students into and throughout our Secondary School

Additional roles and responsibilities of these positions will depend on the experience and skillsets of the successful candidates This will be discussed further during the interview process

About Your Benefits All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including
Competitive tax-free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, free schooling, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity

GEMS employees also have free access to our loyalty app GEMS rewards wwwgemsrewardscom which provides significant savings on day to day life in the UAE We offer thousands of discounts and 2 for 1 offers on everything from flights, hotels, restaurants and retail outlets, making your salary go further and enhancing the opportunity to save whilst working overseas About GEMS Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation

About the School GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail is a National Curriculum for England School, located in the rapidly expanding Dubai Hills development The Primary section opened in September 2013 and Secondary opened in September 2014 This is an international world class school dedicated to fostering a passion for excellence in learning and in life Children learn in a vibrant, inclusive and creative learning environment that encourages teamwork, critical thinking, independent inquiry and risk-taking Our staff are recruited almost exclusively from the UK and are highly skilled and experienced in delivering the National Curriculum Teaching is significantly enhanced through the use of technology, which is used predominantly by students to create and present new content Innovation and creativity are actively encouraged and the learning programme is significantly enhanced by a rich and varied extra-curricular programme of over 100 activities, which emphasises our belief that students should be learning from the moment they arrive in school until they leave at the end of the day We are an internationally minded school with students representing over 80 nationalities and are an accredited member of the Council of British International Schools We are proud of our inclusive culture our expectation of all students is that they strive to excel and make significant progress well beyond expectations commensurate to their starting point
About Application Process If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application To complete the application you would need the following document(s) 1 ResumeCV
2 Passport-size photograph

Important Note GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment

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Deadline:13th Feb 2025

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