Head of Secondary Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at Aldar Academies

Title: Head of Secondary

Company: Aldar Academies

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Education, Teaching

DescriptionAldar Academies is currently seeking an outstanding Head of Secondary at Al Bateen Academy in Abu Dhabi commencing February 2021.This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.Al Bateen opened in September 2011 to provide high quality education for students from the ages of 4 to 18. The school follows the IB PYP for FS2 to Year 3, English National Curriculum, with an international dimension, in Years 7 to 9. In Years 10 and 11 students complete their I/GCSE qualifications and in Years 12 and 13 study the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB DP) Programme. Primary was introduced in 2019 and expansion is planned for all year groups over the next few years.We aim to provide an outstanding international, holistic education in a creative, safe, caring and inclusive learning environment. Al Bateen offers an extensive curriculum with world class facilities including science labs, a drama studio, and auditorium, DT specialist workshops for resistant materials, textiles, graphics, electronics and food, PE areas including full- sized astroturf pitch, indoor pool, dance studio, art rooms for ceramics, photography and an IB studio. Students have a wide range of subjects and learning activities to participate in both during lessons and after school.Al Bateen is an inclusive school with outstanding results at both IGCSE and IB level, with students achieving significantly higher than national and international standards. We want our students to achieve and develop the necessary skills and competences needed for study at university and their chosen career. If you are a dedicated teacher or leader who is passionate about supporting student learning and wants to work in a rewarding and innovative international school, then Al Bateen could be your next professional challenge.The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.The Head of Secondary is an executive member of the leadership team, reporting directly to the Principal. The lead administer for the secondary school, he/she oversees the academic, social and emotional welfare of students in Years 7 – 13. And is responsible for managing and reporting all issues concerning the secondary school including but not limited to curriculum, policies, procedures, staff health and welfare, communication. The Head of secondary plays a key role in putting Al Bateen Academy mission into practice and contributes to the whole school development.•To ensure a safe and secure environment that allows for appropriate social, emotional, and academic growth for all students.•To ensure that the secondary school programme is compiled with the legal, financial and organisational structures of the institution.•To Support the Principal in strategic planning and developing policies and procedures for the purpose of achieving the school’s vision, mission and goals, and compliance with accreditation guidelines, international education standards, local laws and regulations.•To oversight of operational aspects of the secondary school ensuring development and quality assurance of the programme, including but not limited to curriculum development, extra-curricular activities, staff evaluation and development, information technology, timetabling, etc.•To monitor the effectiveness …


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