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Deputy Director General of Academic Affairs for IB Schools in Abu Dhabi - UAE

Ref: 337 Date Posted: Monday 03 Jul 2023

We are seeking an experienced Deputy Director General of Academic Affairs who shall serve as the chief academic officer responsible for educational policy and academic programs at our school under the direction of the Director General in the United Arab Emirates. This includes program review and improvement, accreditation and self-evaluation, assessment of student learning and advancement of student success, academic personnel decisions, academic affairs budget development, enrollment management, fiscal accountability, program and curriculum development, and the encouragement and improvement of teaching and learning.

The Deputy Director General of Academic Affairs has primary leadership responsibilities for planning, implementing, and coordinating the educational programs of the Schools. In assuming these responsibilities, the Deputy Director General of Academic Affairs must work closely with Campus Directors, other administrators, and members of the faculty. While the managerial functions related to curriculum and instruction rest with the Campus Directors, the Deputy Director General of Academic Affairs serves as a leader in the long-term planning of educational programs, assuring the quality of instruction, selection, and development of a distinguished faculty, and furthering the strategic plan, the educational master plan, and the goals and objectives of our school.

The Deputy Director General of Academic Affairs will serve as an advisor to the Director General and Schools Board in matters related to curriculum and instruction, faculty selection, assignment, development, and retention. The Deputy Director General of Academic Affairs will be accountable for the achievement of academic goals and objectives within the scope of Academic Affairs as set forth in the strategic plan, and for assessing and meeting the educational needs of students.


Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree from an accredited institution;
  • Five years of senior administrative level leadership and experience in education;
  • Demonstrated skill in effective communication with people who are diverse in their cultures, languages and abilities;
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic planning, strong fiscal management linking resource allocation to planning and priorities (including data-driven decision-making) and leading the efforts to meet accreditation standards;


If you possess the required qualifications and are passionate about education, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a collaborative work environment that values diversity, inclusivity, and innovation. Please submit your application, including a cover letter and resume, to [insert contact details]. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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