About The Role
GEMS New Millennium School, Dubai, is reputed for its high quality holistic education and a team of committed staff who have been instrumental to the schools exponential growth in the 10 years since the inception of this institution.
The school is looking for an outstanding, innovative Whole School Vice Principal to join the team from April 2023.
The successful candidate will play a key role on the Senior Leadership Team supporting the Principal/ CEO in driving forward the whole school strategically, creatively and operationally.
We are looking for an inspiring leader with energy and commitment who recognises the potential of our students, has a visible and collaborative leadership style, and will work with our staff to continue the schools work to develop an aspirational learning environment for our whole school community.
The post holder will be responsible for supporting the schools vision and mission, GEMS core values, all policies and practices, and will deputise for the Principal as required and assist in shaping & implementing the educational strategy for the school.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Embracing and encouraging the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values.
Leading on effective monitoring and development of the SEF and SDP, whole school and across subject/departments.
Leading on curriculum (CBSE and IGCSE) and its adaptation to meet the needs of all students.
Leading on performance management and performance development plans.
Overseeing and ensuring high standards across all phases of the school.
Planning and managing budgets
Undertaking teaching and other professional duties as reasonably delegated by the Principal.
Assisting the Principal and the Senior Leadership Team of the school, in all aspects of school improvement, school evaluation, planning policies and procedures and taking full /shared responsibility for the school at all times.
Being an integral part of a successful leadership team.
Promoting the school to all stakeholders and taking a high-profile and visible role in the school community
Taking full responsibility for leading and managing significant aspects of the school, under the overall direction of the Principal.
Improving standards in academic performance, care and well-being.
Leading professional development to ensure high quality learning and teaching.
Assisting the Principal with the effective and efficient use of school management information systems and the financial management of school, admissions and enrolment.
Masters Degree and specialization in any core subject
Bachelors Degree in Education
10 years educational experience with a minimum of 5 years experience in a leadership role
NPQH or other relevant senior leadership qualifications (desirable)
Working with GEMS offers you a unique opportunity to enhance and progress your career in a global setting. Whether this is your first role in international education or the latest in your successful career overseas, GEMS provides you with the unparalleled chance to be part of the worlds largest K-12 private school operator.
GEMS Education understands that students learn in different ways. It is our individualism that makes us who we are with a commitment to find the genius in every child. At times, students will require support or challenge to enable them to reach their learning goals.
Working with GEMS offers you a unique opportunity to enhance and progress your career in a global setting. Whether this is your first role in international education or the latest in your successful career overseas, GEMS provides you with a rare opportunity to play a key role in the worlds largest K-12 private school operator.
As a school leader you can expect a school with quality facilities, work with passionate and dedicated staff from across the globe, provide for truly international-minded students who have a thirst for learning, and engage with highly aspirational and supportive parents. We also know that when it comes to being a great place to work, it helps to make sure our people feel valued. GEMS prides itself on providing staff with the opportunity to grow and develop within the organisation.
If you meet the above criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students then we would welcome your application. Please ensure to include a formal letter of application outlining why you believe you have the experience, skills, and attributes to join the leadership team at this ambitious school within GEMS Education network of schools.