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Assistant Head Secondary

PO Box 4001, Abu Dhabi, -
The British School Al Khubairat
Full Time
29th April 2022
Start Date
1st September 2022
16th May 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1233715

Assistant Head Teacher Secondary (Head of Sixth Form)

The British School Al Khubairat (BSAK) is looking to employ an Assistant Head Teacher (Head of Sixth Form). This is a full time role and will commence 1st September 2022 but a later start in January 2023 would be considered for the right candidate.

BSAK is the British Embassy school in the UAE. BSAK is not for profit and is non selective. It is over 50 years old, and has an enviable reputation throughout the country and beyond. It is currently the winner of the Schools Compared ‘Best Sixth Form’, ‘Best School in the UAE for Fine Art & Studio Work’ and ‘Best School for Post-16 in the UAE’.

BSAK offers a highly competitive remuneration package which includes a generous housing allowance, and superb CPD opportunities to enable personal and professional growth. We are proud to be considered as the leading school in Abu Dhabi and the region.

This is an exciting time to work with our Sixth Form. BSAK is currently undergoing a building extension project, which will mean a refurbished and increased amount of space for the Sixth Form. We expect the newly appointed Assistant Head Teacher to be involved in decisions about this restructure.

The role of the Assistant Head Teacher (Head of Sixth Form) is to lead the Heads of Year, Sixth Form Tutors and student body, with oversight of their pastoral and academic needs. He or she will work within a team of Assistant Headteachers to support the rest of the Secondary Senior Leadership Team to continue to develop our dynamic and leading international school. Whilst key responsibilities are listed in the Job Description, it is important to highlight that we are looking for an Assistant Head Teacher who has experience in leading on the development of student culture throughout the whole Secondary School - Years 7 -13.

Much is expected from this role, which is seen as the ideal preparation for Deputy Headship.

In order to meet the School’s requirements all candidates must be able to demonstrate they have held a position with management responsibility for a minimum of 4 years.

If you are interested in applying for this position please complete the application form found in the Vacancies part of our website. A job description and information booklet is available on the website for further information about the role.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15 May 2022. Longlisted interviews will take place on 19/20 May 2022, in person at BSAK for local applicants, or online for overseas candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend the final on Thursday 26 May 2022. Once candidates have been shortlisted, a decision will be made as to whether the interview is in person or online.


Safeguarding Statement:

The British School  Al Khubairat is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The British School Al Khubairat

The British School Al Khubairat