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Founding Principal - UAE

Principal - Primary Schools
Ref: 213 Date Posted: Wednesday 17 Feb 2021
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We are currently seeking to hire a Founding Principal for a new school in Abu Dhabi. The school is an International IB Curriculum school that will eventually have classes from KG through to Grade 12. In the 1st year, we expect to open up KG through to Grade 3. This is an opportunity to create a new school from inception to opening and to take staff and pupils through the important first years of the new operation. Starting in the primary phase, we are looking to recruit an experienced principal who is able to form strong relationships with trustees, parents and pupils.

Supported by an amazing management team, the principal will provide vision and leadership to the learning community and support a wide range of abilities with the help of on-site scientific, linguistic and learning-support/intervention expertise.


  • Oversee and ensure the school’s commitment to quality education and its continued improvement, with the main focus on students’ outcomes.
  • Ensure the implementation of the school’s stated curriculum and related assessment and certification requirements in all phases.
  • Ensure that the school is meeting the needs of all students, and groups of students, and must ensure students with special educational needs make at least good progress in all aspects of their education and development.
  • Ensure that all Emirati students are making at least good progress in all aspects of their education and development.
  • Ensure that the school is compliant with MOE & ADEK regulations and requirements.
  • Recruit and appoint qualified staff, including vice-principal(s) and section/department heads, according to rigorous standards in line with the demands set by MOE and ADEK and other related government agencies.
  • Implement policies and procedures and oversee provision to ensure students’ health and safety at all times.
  • Oversee and ensure all school records are updated, accurate and available to ADEK upon request.
  • Implement and adhere to current and future regulations issued by ADEK and relevant authorities.
  • Ensure the vision and mission stated in the ADEK approved academic plan for a new school are implemented. 
  • Implement and promote various after-school activities in the school. 
  • Salary - AED 35,000 per month
  • Accommodation - Fully furnished accommodation provided
  • End of Service Bonus – a 1-month full salary for every year with the school
  • Visa - provided by the school
  • Flights - annual airfare provided for the teacher
  • Health Insurance - provided 
  • Vacation Time - the school uses the national holiday and all vacation is paid
  • Contract length - 3 years

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