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Mesaieed International School

Head of School (Secondary)

Applications for this job are closed

Important dates

Closing date of applications
2 April 2020
Start date
2 August 2020

Job details

Head of Section
Ages 11-18 / Secondary
English National
Contract type
Vacancy type
Full Time


5 or more years experience

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Job Description (.pdf format)

For August 2020, Qatar Petroleum is seeking an experienced educational leader for the post of Head of School at Mesaieed International Secondary School.

The postholder will have responsibility for 600 students across the Secondary phases 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 is committed to ensuring the very best outcomes for all students and the postholder will play a key role in providing authentic leadership that helps drive the school forward to be one of the best in Qatar.

Application Process

If you are interested in applying for the Head of School (Secondary) 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 ensure you download the relevant information booklet in the 'related downloads' section.

Closing date for applications: 2nd April (early applications encouraged)
Interviews: From mid April 2020

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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