Al Riyadh School requires an outstanding and innovative Deputy Head of Whole School Teaching & Learning, to join their impressive Charter School from August 2022.
Deputy Head of Whole School Teaching & Learning
The core purpose of this position is to raise the standard of teaching and learning across the school and to develop and implement policies and practices within the academic programmes that lead to improved classroom practice and student outcomes.
The school will be proceeding with International Baccalaureate (IB) candidacy and the successful candidate will have a leading role in this project as well as the academic component of other inspections and accreditations.
The position covers students across the whole school, currently planned KG1 -Grade 9 next academic year, in order to share best practice, ensure consistency and develop a coherent learning experience for students as they move through the school.
The Deputy Head, Whole School Teaching and learning will be a key player in teacher appraisal processes, talent management and recruitment of teachers.
Please refer to the Job Description for further details.
Al Riyadh School - A Taaleem Charter School
As a leading education provider in the Middle East, Taaleem is supporting the UAE Vision and National Agenda 2021, and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in their commitment to establishing a First Rate Education System for all students.
The Charter Schools is a third education model in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and it is the outcome of a unique partnership between the government and the private sectors.
playing a significant role in shaping the present and future lives of Emirati youth. This recently increased to 6 schools from August 2021.
Al Riyadh School delivers the American Curriculum (NY Standards) and is situated on a purpose built campus, welcoming over 3,500 students from KG1 to Grade 8.
The school boasts state-of-the-art facilities and offers competitive packages to its international employees.
We are seeking an outstanding, dedicated and resilient Deputy Head of Whole School Teaching & Learning who is committed to the long-term goals of this project.
We would like to recruit someone who believes they can make a difference to their students, who understands that change is a process and who wants to take an active role in sharing their expertise as the team moves towards achieving its shared goals.
The projected growth of the Taaleem Branch Charter School Project will offer a broad range of opportunities in the coming years.
Position Requirements :
B.Ed., BA or bachelor’s degree plus teaching qualification
Middle Leadership qualification
A minimum of 10 years' teaching experience
A minimum of 4 years Senior / Middle Leadership that has included line management of others
Experience within a K-12 school, and large school (1000 student+) setting
Familiarity with the International Baccalaureate
Familiarity with accreditation and inspection procedures
Experience with implementing national curriculum standards frameworks
Experience with external testing processes highly desirable
We offer :
An extensive induction programme
A supportive leadership team
A school where people can develop and thrive in a caring, fun and nurturing environment
The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students
A competitive tax-free salary and international package which includes accommodation, annual flights and medical insurance
Ongoing professional development opportunities
The full support of the wider network of Taaleem schools
A unique opportunity to experience a different culture
Living in Abu Dhabi
Living in the capital and cultural centre of the UAE offers expats a wide range of opportunities. Recently described as a rising star the city is rapidly developing its infrastructure, industries and tourist attractions, while retaining its local culture and heritage.
The UAE values its multi-cultural diversity, and is currently rated the second safest country in the world. It is a desirable location to live and work and offers a balanced lifestyle.
The schools and accommodation will be based on the Abu Dhabi side of the city, with easy access to a wide range of leisure activities and tourist attractions.
Please complete the TES application and upload a copy of your CV for consideration.