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Job Description:

A brand New Girls School in Saudi Arabia is looking to recruit a Female   School Principal  for  Riyadh . The school is a K-12 school teaching the American Curriculum . We are looking for a dynamic school leader who can inspire teachers and students, adapt easily to the new setting and school culture, and lead the school into its next phase of growth.

The successful candidates should possess proven leadership and management skills in the field of education. They should have a passion for academic excellence and for international education. The new principal should be able to communicate effectively and collaborate with the Governing Board and the wider community – students, faculty, administrative and support staff, and parents. The ability to influence and align other stakeholders in the private education sector is crucial.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Education or a Teaching Subject from a recognized University from US, CA, UK, AU, NZ, ZA (due to Visa restrictions)
  • Master Degree in Education or School Leadership is required
  • Teaching license/qualification preferred 
  • Excellent English Communications skills and could pass an IELTS exam at level 7
  • Required Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years class room teaching experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a Principal position or similar role
  • Culturally sensitive, dependable, flexible and able to work in a continuously changing environment
  • Monthly Salary Range:

    TAX FREE monthly salary from SAR 16,000 to 18,000 depending on qualifications and experience


    Furnished housing depending on family size

    Transportation provided back and forth to school

    Health Insurance Coverage:

    Medical Insurance coverage provided for employee ONLY

    Annual Air Tickets:

    Annual Return Air Fare provided for employee ONLY


    In addition to official holidays, paid leave is allocated as per academic calendar and as per the country Labour law. Minimum 30 work days per year

    Dependant School Fees:

    50% discount for dependent children attending same school as employee

    Visa & Medical Check Fees:

    Residence Visa Sponsorship fees covered or employee ONLY

    Employee is responsible for dependent visa fees

    End Of Service Benefit:

    One month basic salary for each year completed, paid at the end of service, according to labour law 

    Contract Period:

    1 year – Renewable

    Paperwork Requirements:

    Notarized and Attested academic degrees, teaching certificates, transcripts, marriage and dependent birth certificates. You will be advised of school requirements

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    Aldar Academies


    Aldar Education is currently seeking inspirational school leaders to join our growing family of owned and operated schools in the UAE. Due to planned current and future expansion we are looking to add to our current team of outstanding Principals to lead our British, US and IB curricula schools.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.

    Successful candidates will combine excellent track records of effective leadership experience, developed in the UK, USA or other international settings, with strong inter-personal skills and cultural awareness with the ability to inspire a school community and manage the demands and needs of all stakeholders. Exceptional communication skills combined with being a visible leader and ambassador for the school are central to this role. The role requires strategic thinking with a firm grasp of how to ensure outstanding teaching and learning across all phases of the school. Candidates must be committed to working in partnership with the local community and developing ways to engage with parents and forge effective partnerships with them.

    The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation for the values of the region.

    We are seeking school leaders for UK, US and IB curricula schools.


  • Strategic, operational and financial responsibility for the school

  • Strategic direction and leadership of school improvement

  • Provide inspiring and purposeful leadership for the staff, students and the wider community

  • To develop a school improvement plan founded in a secure understanding of data and classroom observation

  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the school and the quality of teaching and learning

  • Continue to maintain an environment that promotes and secures outstanding teaching, effective learning, high standards of achievement and good behaviour.

  • Develop and maintain effective links with the community including business and industry, to extend the curriculum and enhance teaching and learning

  • Improve the existing system for the management of staff performance, incorporating target setting and individual development plans

  • Continue to develop an organisation in which all staff feel valued and recognise that they are accountable for the success of the school

  • Qualifications


  • BA in Education or BA Degree with PGCE or other teacher qualification is essential

  • NPQH or Master in Education preferred but not necessary

  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders, including the Board and Strategic Governance Group is essential

  • Ability to understand the operational and financial requirements to manage a successful school is essential


    Aldar Education is a family of world-class, child centred and innovative schools based in the UAE. We educate over 20,000 students across our group of owned and managed schools and as we grow so does our need for highly skilled, inspirational and dedicated school leaders. We offer an attractive remuneration package including medical cover, flights, housing and free child school places. Our future-focussed learning model includes both students and staff and so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching and training. Successful candidates will have access to a wide network of professionals and opportunities to both lead and contribute to training others as well as developing themselves.

    Aldar Education is keen to hear from like-minded, forward thinking school leaders who would welcome the challenge and opportunities that we have to offer.

    Aldar Education is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people, and any offer of appointment will be subject to any relevant medical checks and clearance from appropriate safeguarding authorities.




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