Academic Vice Principal - UAE

Ref No. EMP457910
Salary £79,000 - £80,000/annum
Location United Arab Emirates
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Are you an experience Vice Principal? Are you looking for a new opportunity in the UAE?


Masters Degree

The Job

Job Responsibilities

To assist the Principal in providing high quality leadership to the teaching team. The Vice Principal Academic is responsible of the delivery of the academic program and related academic matters on campus. The VP Academic supervises Lead Teachers, provides guidance, ensures curriculum delivery as instructed by the Curriculum and Assessment Unit and oversees assessment process integrity. The VP Academic may represent the Principal in his/her absence in the Academic Council.

Job Specification

Has the overall responsibility for the implementation of EHSMS-General Framework

Comply with EHSMS-GF Roles and Responsibilities to protect staff, students, contractors, the community and the environment.

Manage all aspects of the Academic team

Responsible for activities, day to day operations and all academic affairs of the school

Foster a learning environment where every team member is encouraged to provide ideas and suggestions leading to continuous improvement of local teaching and learning practices

Actively support the development of inter-disciplinary collaboration between teams of teachers

Supervise instructional programs, evaluate lesson plans and observe classes on a regular basis to encourage the most up to date instructional strategies in learning and child growth and development Ensure the effectiveness of the instructional programs that engage the learners in analytical and critical thinking, questioning, problem solving and creativity.

Ensure that the programs address learners' needs, interests, and skill levels

Supervise Lead Teachers and teaching staff

Ensure that personnel evaluation procedures are fair and consistent that encourage accountability and excellence, in accordance with policies and requirements

Conduct Teacher observations and maintain records for improvement

Develop Professional Improvement Plan (PIP) for teaching staff.

Recommend opportunities for staff development including workshops, conferences, visitations, and sessions.

Shares with staff successful teaching practices and strategies

Provides leadership in teaching techniques, innovation and class organization

Liaise with the Curriculum and Assessment Unit to provide up to date information on curriculum development, program evaluation, allocation of instructional materials and resources, and ensuring the proper delivery of the curriculum

Review the grades for System Wide assessments and Final Examinations before submission to the Assessment Unit

Coordinate and facilitate the master schedule and oversee scheduling process, selection of courses and teacher schedules

Assist in the process of interviewing, evaluating, and selecting new staff members

Assist in the development and presentation of parent information and conference evening programs

Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary system of the Institute

Work collaboratively with colleagues, families, and the community to support the learning environment

Uphold the Institute's code of conduct and all school policies

Undertake such other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Institute

Assume responsibility for the Operation of the Institute in the absence of the Principal.

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor's Degree

Master's in Education, Engineering or any scientific field

Experience Required

5 Years teaching experience

2 years academic Supervisory role

Additional requirements

Experience in curriculum delivery, teaching methods

Philosophy of high school education and VET

Proficiency with MS office applications

Experience with student information systems

In return you will receive:

Basic Salary: AED 22,823/-

Housing Allowance: AED 8,320/- (Single) or 10,400/- (Married)

Medical Insurance

Flight Allowance

For more information or to apply, please email

Alderwood acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Alderwood and may assist with processing your application.


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