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Mesaieed International School

Head of School (Primary)

Important dates

Closing date of applications
6 December 2019
Start date
1 April 2020

Job details

Subject
Education
Role
Head of Section
Level
Ages 0-11 / Early Years and Primary
Curriculum
English National
Contract type
Permanent
Vacancy type
Full Time

Requirements

3 or more years experience

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Job Description (.pdf format)

For April 2020 (or sooner) Qatar Petroleum is seeking an experienced educational leader for the post of Headteacher at Mesaieed International Primary School.

The postholder will have responsibility for 800 students across the Foundation and Primary Stages and will be accountable to the school Principal for line management. Students come from over 40 countries, giving a vibrant and diverse learning community and are a great source of pride for the school. The school has made rapid improvements and the postholder will lead a team of committed educators on the next exciting phase of the school’s improvement journey.

How to apply

To apply for the position please click 'apply for this job' (top right hand side). This will take you to an online application form which can be completed in sections and will automatically save each time. Please note, you do not have to complete the section on employment and professional development if this information is included in your CV.

Please make sure you download the job description in the 'related downloads' section.

Application Process

If you are interested in applying for the Head of School (Primary) position at MIS, please click on the vacancy and complete the online application form before uploading your CV and letter of application/ supporting statement. 

The application form can be completed in sections and will automatically save each time. Please note, you do not have to complete the section on employment and professional development if this information is included in your CV.

All references will be requested at the time of application, unless otherwise specified. If you do not want us to request references in the early stage of your application please ensure that you specify this on the application form.  We regret we are unable to accept applications via email at this time.

Please make sure you download the relevant information booklet in the 'related downloads' section.

Closing date for applications: Friday 6th December (early applications encouraged)
1st stage SONRU interviews: From 9th December
2nd stage interviews in Qatar: Likely to be 14th/ 15th/ 16th December 

If you have any questions regarding the post or the process please contact Gemma McSweeney, Associate Director, who is handling the vacancy on behalf of MIS: gemma@ticrecruitment.com 

We look forward to receiving your application, thank you. 

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Knowledge of National Curriculum of England requirements
  • At least three years’ experience as an outstanding school leader, preferably in a high performing UK or international school
  • Deep understanding of the learning needs of students with EAL
  • Successful leadership track-record, preferably in a whole school context
  • Continuing professional development in preparation for senior management
  • Strong analytical abilities and a track record of innovation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, especially in team-building, coaching and mentoring

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