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Vice Principal of Academics for High Schools

Company Name: International Teacher Plus
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: UAE
Experience: 5+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Vice Principals of Academic for High Schools to assist the Principals in providing high quality leadership to the teaching teams. The Vice Principal of Academics is responsible of the delivery of the academic program and related academic matters on campus. To supervise Lead Teachers, provide guidance, ensure curriculum delivery as instructed by the Curriculum and Assessment Unit and oversee assessment process integrity. They represent the Principal in his/her absence in the Academic Council.
Exercise leadership by taking personal responsibility for managing the teaching team
Hold responsibility and accountability for activities, day to day operations and all academic affairs of theschool
Facilitate the development and implementation of curriculum and project planning with the teaching team
Foster a learning environment where every team member is encouraged to provide ideas and suggestions leading to continuous improvement of local teaching and learningpractices
Encourage alignment of Teaching, Learning and Assessment practices with instructional and delivery method to meet performance improvementstandards
Actively support the development of inter-disciplinary collaboration between teams ofteachers
Supervise instructional programs,evaluate  lesson plans and observe classes on a regular basis to encourage the use of a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with research on learning and child growth and development
Ensure that the instructional programs engage the learners in tasks that require analytical and critical thinking, questioning the known, problem solving and creativity, and that the programs address learners’ needs, interests, and skill levels
Supervise Lead Teachers and teaching staff for the purpose of monitoring performance, and achieving overall objectives of school curriculum
Ensure that personnel evaluation procedures are accomplished in a fair and consistent manner that encourages accountability, growth, and excellence, in accordance with policies and requirements
Observe teachers, hold follow up conferences and maintain records on suggestions for needed improvement
Develop with individual teaching staff members a Professional Improvement Plan (PIP) when needed
Recommend opportunities for effective staff development that address the needs of the instructional program and needs of the staff, including workshops, conferences, visitations, and sessions in which the staff shares successful practices andstrategies
Provides leadership in teaching techniques, innovation and classorganization
Liaise with the Curriculum and Assessment Unit to provide up to date information on curriculum development, program evaluation, allocation of instructional materials and resources, and ensuring the proper delivery of thecurriculum
Review the grades for System Wide assessments and Final Examinations before submission to the Assessment Unit
Coordinate and facilitate the development of the master schedule and oversee scheduling process, selection of courses, sections, and teacher schedules
Assist in the process of interviewing, evaluating, and selecting new staff members
Assist in the development and presentation of parent information and conference evening programs

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or Science is required
Master degree required in above Subjecfts or Education
Phd degree an asset
Fluency in written and spoken English
IELTS Band Score of 7 or higher for Non-Native language speakers

Required Experience:
Minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience at High School or Vocational College
Three years (3) of successful academic supervisory experience
Clear understanding of curriculum delivery, teaching methods, and class observation
Proficiency with MS Office applications
Experience with Student Information System(SIS)
Experience with teacher support and/or career developmentplanning

Monthly Salary Range:
Competitive TAX FREE salary 22,823 plus 15% of Basic Salary for Admin Allowance
New staff will stay in an apartment / hotel for the first 29 nights in the UAE.  This gives time to arrange Residency Visa, Emirates ID and find suitable accommodation that meets their needs.  (During this time as housing is provided, the housing allowance is not payable).  It becomes payable after the 29thnight.  Housing advance to new staff is not provided.  However, arrangements have been made with banks to provide quick and flexible financial support to staff, as they may need it, along with reputable housing agents who can access landlords who would accept 3-4 payments over the year, instead of one lump sum.  
Monthly Housing Allowance for Singles is 9,984 AED
Monthly Housing Allowance for Married is 12,480 AED
Relocation Allowance will be AED 20,000 (Half upon arrival in country and half after probation period)
Health Insurance Coverage:
Provided for employee, spouse and up to 3 dependent children
Annual Air Tickets:
Cash Allowance given based on home country location for employee, spouse and up to 3 dependent children. Relocation air tickets also provided at beginning and end of contract.
In addition to official holidays, paid leave is allocated as per academic calendar and as per the country Labor law. Minimum 30 work days per year.
Dependant School Fees:
School Tuition of 80,000 AED per family, maximum 40K per child). This allowance to be used for tuition fees, exam fees, text books, uniform, school transport – (all must be official invoices from the school)
Visa & Medical Check Fees:
VISA fees and Medical check done in the country are paid for by the school for Employee only.
End Of Service Benefit:
Receive 21 days Basic Salary for each full year of service. Plus economy air ticket to place of permanent residence according to Labor Law of the country.
Contract Period:
Open Contract – renewable yearly
UAE – Various Locations
Paperwork Requirements:
Notarized and Attested academic degrees, teaching certificates, transcripts, marriage and dependent birth certificates. You will be advised of school requirements.