Deputy Headteacher - Secondary - #24754
Deputy Headteacher - Secondary
The British International School Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint an outstanding Deputy Headteacher to join a well-established, supportive team in a highly successful and expanding school.
You will be a teacher who is passionate about their profession and seeks continuous improvement. You will have a positive mindset and will always do your very best for students, for parents and for colleagues. You will have strong experience of the UK national curriculum; further experience of international education will be an added advantage.
You will be an excellent communicator who will work well with all members of the community. You will have a strong focus on being the best teacher you can be and will also participate fully in the extra-curricular aspects of school life. You will be responsible for encouraging and developing further our culture of inspiration, enjoyment with a passion for achieving world class standards. Keen to collaborate and share your expertise, you will have good interpersonal skills and the ability and confidence to build strong working relationships. The flexibility and open-mindedness required to adapt quickly to a fast-paced international environment are essential.
You will have extensive leadership experience and will have the drive and vision to inspire all staff. You will be compassionate and go the extra mile to support and develop your team.
About the Role
There are over 1100 students in our Secondary school and a large number of classes and teachers. Our school follows the UK national curriculum, GCSE and IB. New pathways for students are being developed including BTECH. Experience of personalising pathways would be an advantage. As Deputy Headteacher you will lead and inspire our teachers and our students towards our ambition of being truly world class. He or she will work closely with the Senior leadership team in secondary and other senior staff to embed a culture of high achievement for all aspects of learning and development. Building and maintaining positive relationships with parents is essential. More detail about the role and requirements can be found in the accompanying job description.
About Our School
The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of teaching professionals at its heart. Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating students aged 3-18, from more than 90 nationalities.
The school was originally opened in 2009 and is now widely recognised as one of the leading schools in the Middle East. The school was internationally recognised by winning awards at the prestigious International School Awards in both 2020 and 2021, the only school in the world to do so.
To learn more about our school, please visit http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/abu-dhabi
About Nord Anglia Education
Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with more than 80 schools located across over 32 countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 74,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.
Our philosophy for education rests on our four pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes, and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a personalised 21st century learning experience for all students.
Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. Nord Anglia schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of over 15,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
We offer exceptional career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Our online Nord Anglia University unites our team by harnessing the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas, and best practice. We also provide extensive professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills but can also develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.
Our world-renowned collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF, and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates an opportunity to earn an Executive Master’s in International Education from King’s College London.
Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.
As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:
- A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
- An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge, and collaboration
- A culture that is fair and consultative
- Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
As an employer, our aim is to create an environment where colleagues are welcomed and are able to bring talents, skills, background and experiences to their roles in an open and inclusive workplace where people from all backgrounds work together with dignity and respect.
Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current Head Teacher/Principal.
The start date is January 2024 but could be negotiable for the right candidate.
At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world-class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture. All post holders having regular unsupervised contact with children are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.