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School Director - UAE - January 2018

Edvectus | School - Middle East - - UAE | Revised: 10/18/2017

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SCHOOL DIRECTOR NEEDED FOR NEW SCHOOL IN THE UAE - JANUARY 2018 The Director will assist in the preparatory work for the school""s opening and will lead and manage the school (including the administration of Board policies, execution of Board decisions and informing the Board of operations). The Director will have the primary responsibilities for educational, administrative, financial and operational matters. The Director will be the school""s representative during school inspections and the person accountable for the school performance and standards. Once the school opens, the Director will lead, motivate, and develop the school so that it fulfils the academic, personal, and social needs of its students by providing an excellent, broad-based, relevant and international education in line with the school vision. The Director will follow the Board""s strategic direction, in terms of its finances and site development. The school offers an American education experience leading to a High School Diploma for international and Emirati students. The school curriculum is designed to align to the New York State Learning Standards which includes the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards. To be considered you must offer the following credentials: - Candidates should be currently employed in a US district school offering the Common Core State Standards with preference given to the New York State (or recent employment in a US district school if working internationally/on leave). - Director will be US citizen and mother-tongue English speaker. - Ideally candidates should hold valid US Teacher and/or School Leader (SBL) certification with preference given to New York State certification. - Candidates must hold an advanced (post-graduate) university degree in educational matters (or the equivalent thereof) from a recognised institution in addition to their teacher degree qualification(s) and state certification(s). - Minimum 2 years of post-qualification/post-certification, relevant US teaching experience in a Common Core State Standards school (preferably in New York State). - Experience of no less than 3 cumulative years in educational leadership in Common Core State Standards accredited US schools (preferably located in New York State), where the candidate has held such positions as vice Director, principal, vice principal, curriculum coordinator, head of section(s), or head of department, if the candidate has not been a Director. The Package:
• Monthly basic salary (up to 25,000 AED per month) in first contract.
• No income tax or deductions from monthly basic salary.
• Accommodation allowance (71,500 AED per annum).
• One time settling and moving allowance (2,000 AED).
• Mobile phone allowance (300 AED per month).
• Joining flights from home of record [Economy class] for self, spouse and up to two children.
• Departure flights to home of record [Economy class] upon completion of contract for self, spouse and up to two children.
• Annual flights from to home of record [Economy class] for self, spouse and up to two children taken once during annual leave.
• Medical insurance for use within UAE for self, spouse and up to two children.
• Visa processing costs.
• 100% Tuition Fee discount for up to two children of staff enrolled with the school. Additional fees are required to be paid by staff member.
• 2 year employment contract with automatic renewal.
• Final End of Service Settlement calculated in accordance with UAE Labour Law.
• 45 days calendar leave per 12 month period (taken during school leave periods).

Student Description
Number Of Students: 175 first year
Student Make Up: local and international students

Key Benefits

Tax Rate: Tax Free

Job Requirements

Minimum Years Experience: 5.0

Curriculum Experience Required: No - flexible

Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers: N

Visa Restriction: Younger than 60

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Location School - Middle East, United Arab Emirates
Categories Director/Manager/Coordinator
Organization Type For-profit Organization
Teaching field Other

Location Maptop

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Job Code J4487