Teaching Jobs - Superintendent of Schools

Job Description:

A School Superintendent is needed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to oversee the operations of schools. Superintendent is involved in budget development and management, student achievement evaluation, instructional program review and facility management. Must ensure that educational standards are being met and goals are met in each institution.To work closely with principals at each school to create and implement policies and divide resources among all schools within the district. To meet with the school board on a regular basis to report on concerns and issues and to review budget considerations. To be involved in the decision-making process for discontinuing school programs and shutting down schools and reassigning students to new locations. To review and decide about the adoption of curricula within each school and ensure that curricula meets educational standards. 

Assess Student Performance and Achievement to ensure that all schools are meeting goals established by board. This would include reviewing test scores, grades and attendance to determine if students are satisfying standards and that teachers are successfully implementing curricula and policies.

The School Superintendent works with the school board to create and implement a budget for the district, including staff salaries and training, curriculum development, library and computer resources, instructional materials, extracurricular activities and food and transportation services.

Manage school staff, which includes principals, assistant principals, teachers and teacher assistants. Be involved in selecting new hires, interviewing potential employees and terminating staff if needed.

Should be a detail-oriented leader who possesses strong communication, decision-making, organizational and problem-solving skills. Have the ability to share a vision with a team and guide them toward achieving specific goals. Be an effective leader with strong listening skills and be willing to weigh the input of various individuals, such as principals, teachers, community leaders and parents.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree from the UK, US, CA, AU, NZ (due to Visa restrictions)
  • Master degree in relevant subject area or Curriculum Development
  • PhD in Education or relevant area is an asset
  • Teaching Qualification from the UK, US, CA, AU, NZ (due to Visa restrictions)
  • Excellent English communication skills and could pass an IELTS exam at level 7

Required Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in Superintendent position
  • 5 years of experience in Principal position
  • Minimum 5 years teaching experience
  • Experience in Curriculum and Assessment Development and Planning
  • Managing Budgets and Financial Procedures

Monthly Salary Range:

TAX FREE Monthly salary is up to SAR 35,000 ($9,300 USD) depending on qualifications and experience


Furnished Accommodation provided

Health Insurance Coverage:

Health coverage provided for employee only

Annual Air Tickets:

Annual Air Fare provided for employee only


Approximately 2 months in the summer with all National Holidays and Term Breaks

Dependant School Fees:

40% discount on dependent school fees if attending same school as employee

Visa & Medical Check Fees:

Paid for the employee only.  Employee is responsible for paying fees for dependents

End Of Service Benefit:

One month Basic salary for each year completed at end of service, as per labour law

One way ticket back to home country for employee only

Contract Period:

1 year contract - renewable yearly


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Paperwork Requirements:

Notarized and Attested academic degrees, teaching certificates, transcripts, marriage and dependent birth certificates. You will be advised of school requirements

Start Date:

August 2021

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