Vice Principal (Pastoral)

Belvedere International School is currently seeking to appoint a passionate educator, enthusiastic and highly skilled Second Vice Principal (Pastoral) to join our team commencing as soon as possible. The Vice Principal will assist the Principal and the Senior Leadership Team of the school in all aspects of school leadership and improvement, including taking full responsibility for the school in the absence of the Principal. The successful candidate will work as part of the Senior Leadership Team, taking the lead on academic standards, curriculum development, pastoral care, and assessment.
Main responsibilities:
·        Oversee and ensure the school’s commitment to quality education and its continued improvement, with a main focus on students’ outcomes.
·        Drive the raising of standards in academic performance across the whole school, particularly in the core subject areas of English, Mathematics, Science, Arabic, and Islamic Studies.
·        Be an integral part of a successful, collaborative leadership team, delivering high-quality performance management and appraisal, strategic professional development, and effective line management.
·        In partnership with the Principal, the oversight and line management of the Secondary phase of the school.
·        Model and foster the nation’s and school’s vision, mission, and values.
·        Assist the Principal with the effective and efficient use of school management information systems, and student admissions, and enrolment.
·        Work in collaboration with the principal as set out in ADEK’s “Professional Standards for Principals”, being: strategic leadership, leading teaching and learning, leading the organization, leading individuals, and leading the community.
·        The vice Principal will be responsible for the following areas:
1-     Student achievement, including attainment, progress, tracking, and monitoring.
2-     Assessment and Reporting.
3-     Teachers’ appraisal and performance development, in partnership with the Principal.
4-     Students’ pastoral care, personal and social development, and wellbeing.
Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must hold a Bed qualification or equivalent and PGCE with a 10 years’ educational experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a leadership role. Or Postgraduate qualification in education or other qualification equivalent to QF Emirates level 8 or above with an 8 years’ educational experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a leadership role.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email hr@belvedereinternationalschool.com with your CV and a covering letter. Early applications are advised as BIS reserves the right to make an earlier appointment.
Belvedere International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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