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Head of Primary - Sharjah

Ref: 436 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Mar 2024

Job Title: Head of Primary

Job Type: Full-time

Gulf Education is seeking a visionary and experienced Head of School to provide strong leadership and strategic direction. The ideal candidate will be passionate about education, capable of fostering a positive learning environment, and committed to the overall development of students and the school community.


As the Head of School, you will:

  • Lead site-based planning to align with the mission and goals of the school.
  • Oversee curriculum implementation, instructional strategy development, and assessment design for the assigned program level.
  • Supervise and direct vertical curriculum and instruction articulation with multi-grade level teams.
  • Implement the school approved curriculum, ensuring academic rigor and standards-based instruction.
  • Provide leadership in establishing and articulating the school's mission to students, staff, parents, and the school community.
  • Direct a differentiated staffing design, create the Annual Master Schedule, and prepare staffing reports.
  • Ensure compliance with financial, personnel, and operational policies and procedures.
  • Conduct regular meetings with school staff, lead staff development programs, and measure staff performance.
  • Participate in staff selection, recommend appointments, and lead teacher and staff assignments.
  • Exercise decisive leadership in crisis situations and conduct annual staff surveys.


  • Minimum three years of successful experience as an assistant principal or similar role; principal/headmaster experience preferred.
  • Minimum three years of teaching experience.
  • Master’s degree from an internationally accredited college or university.
  • Training in instructional supervision, organizational planning, development, and facilitation.
  • Background in constructing school master schedules, personnel selection, recruitment, and student assessment.
  • Current license or certification as a principal/headmaster/educational administrator.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter to careers@gulfeducation.ae Please mention "Head of School Application" in the subject line.

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