Weare seeking to appoint a Head of Creative and Performing Arts who will providestrategic leadership of Aldar Academies Arts, delivering innovation andexcellence, growing partnerships and ultimately increasing participation at alllevels of competition across our seven high performing, successful schools inAbu Dhabi and Al Ain.
Significant experiencein management of the arts, at a senior level, ideally with an elite institutionor professional arts organisation, with an emphasis on creative artsdevelopment programs
Educated to degreelevel, or equivalent, in arts related subject
Proven ability todevise and deliver strategic initiatives
Proven track record ofeffective working with partner organisations
Excellent businessdevelopment, organisational and planning skills
Excellent influencing,negotiation and conflict management skills
Excellentinterpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Demonstrablecapability in leadership and vision
Successful record ofraising finance from a variety of sources
Experience of workingwithin large complex organisations with significant responsibility forfinancial and staff resources
Equally comfortableand competent with both strategic planning and operational delivery
Ability to workflexible hours and travel nationally
Evidence of commitmentto continuous professional development
Demonstrable publicrelations capability
Applicants must have a BA Degree in Art related Subject and a working knowledge of the structure and content of the British’ National Curriculum and IB offer specifically relating to Creative and Performing Arts requirements.