Teaching Jobs - Vice Principal of K-12 School

Job Description:

An excellent American School in the Middle East region is looking for a candidate to fill the position of Vice Principal . This position assumes responsibility for implementing and managing the policies, regulations, and procedures of the School Board to ensure that all students meet and exceed the Core Curriculum Content Standards, following the approved curricula and directives of the school.

To oversee data, curriculum, and instructional practices at the school. This is a critical position at the school and the candidate should have multifaceted experience with all school operations (Human Resources, Budgeting, Teacher Professional Development, etc). This position reports to the Principal and will take on critical projects to improve the schools instructional and operational capacity.

Achieving academic excellence requires that the Vice Principal works collaboratively to lead and nurture members of the school staff and to communicate effectively with parents and members of the community. Inherent in the position are the responsibilities for discipline of students, supervision of staff, curriculum development, program evaluation, supervision of extracurricular activities, financial management.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in High School Teaching Subject from a recognized University in the US, CA, AU, NZ, UK (preferably US as they use the American curriculum)
  • Master Degree in Education or Leadership rquired
  • Teaching License for High School subject (preferably in American Curriculum)
  • Excellent English skills and could pass an IELTS at band 7 or Toefl above 102
  • Excellent inter-personal relationship and management skills

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years teaching experience at High School grade levels
  • Minimum 7 - 10 years Vice Principal experience at High School grade levels (preferably with American Curriculum)
  • Experience in Curriculum Development, Planning and working with Data reports
  • Experience in Human Resources, Budgeting and Teacher Professional Development
  • Proven track record of leading in an outstanding school

Monthly Salary Range:

TAX FREE Monthly Salary Range up to 8,000 USD depending on qualifications and experience


A Housing Allowance of $21,500 USD yearly provided 

Health Insurance Coverage:

Health Insurance provided for employee only

Annual Air Tickets:

Cash Value of Return Annual Air tickets to home country for employee only


According to School Academic Calendar, minimum 30 work days, plus country national holidays and term breaks

Dependant School Fees:

Discount of 100% for first child and 50% for second child attending same school as employee

Visa & Medical Check Fees:

Fees will be paid for acquiring Residency Visa once in the UAE for employee only

End Of Service Benefit:

One month Basic Salary paid for each year worked at end of service, as per Labor law

Contract Period:

3 year contract – renewable


Middle East

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 2024

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