Whole School Vice Principal
GEMS Group Holdings Limited
Dubai, Dubai, AE
2d ago
source : WHATJOBS


Location : UAE - Dubai

Closing Date 06-May-2022

About the Role

GEMS Winchester School, Dubai, is looking for an outstanding, innovative leader to join the GEMS Family in the position of Whole School Vice Principal.

The successful candidate will play a key role on the Senior Leadership Team supporting the Principal / CEO in driving forward the whole school strategically, creatively and operationally, and will join the community in September 2022.

We are looking for an inspiring leader with energy and commitment who recognises the potential of our students, has a visible and collaborative leadership style, and will work with our staff to continue the school’s work to develop an aspirational learning environment for our whole school community.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the school’s vision and mission, GEMS core values, all policies and practices, and will deputise for the Principal as required and assist in shaping & implementing the educational strategy for the school.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Embracing and encouraging the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values.
  • Leading on effective monitoring and development of the SEF and SDP.
  • Leading on curriculum and its adaptation to meet the needs of all students.
  • Leading on performance management and performance development plans.
  • Overseeing and ensuring high standards across the Primary and Secondary phases.
  • Assisting the Principal and the Senior Leadership Team of the school, in all aspects of school improvement, school evaluation, planning policies and procedures and taking full / shared responsibility for the school in the absence of the Principal.
  • Being an integral part of a successful leadership team.
  • Promoting the school to all stakeholders and taking a high-profile and visible role in the school community
  • Taking full responsibility for leading and managing significant aspects of the school, under the overall direction of the Principal.
  • Improving standards in academic performance, care and well-being.
  • Leading professional development to ensure high quality learning and teaching.
  • Assisting the Principal with the effective and efficient use of school management information systems and the financial management of school, admissions and enrolment.
  • Required qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or other relevant field with a teaching qualification
  • 10 years’ educational experience with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership role
  • NPQH or other relevant senior leadership qualifications (desirable)
  • If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students then we would welcome your application.

    Working with GEMS offers you a unique opportunity to enhance and progress your career in a global setting. Whether this is your first role in international education or the latest in your successful career overseas, GEMS provides you with the unparalleled chance to be part of the world’s largest K-12 private school operator

    About Your Benefits An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including competitive tax free salary, furnished accommodation, medical insurance, visa costs, baggage allowance, annual flight allowance and free school places for up to two dependents. About GEMS

    Trusted for over 60 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 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally;
  • over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

    About the School

    The GEMS Winchester School, Dubai, is a modern and spacious British Curriculum School that offers quality early years, primary and secondary education to children from Foundation Stage to Year 13.

    Established in 2011 to address the increasing demand for school places in Dubai and in particular in GEMS schools, the school has grown and recently relocated to its new campus in Dubailand, near IMG Worlds of Adventure with the mission to provide quality education to everyone.

    The diverse range of nationalities across the school brings a warm culture of tolerance and diversity. We welcome all learners from around the world and this international outlook is reflected by our choice of curriculum.

    The WSD community shares a mutual understanding of learning that is embraced by all.

    To learn more please visit http : / / www.gemswinchesterschool-dubai.com / 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. Resume / CV

    2. Passport-size photograph

    3. Teaching Qualification

    4. UAE Attested Degree

    5. Bachelors degree

    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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