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Principal School

Employer
INSTITUTE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY
Location
Abu Dhabi (AE)
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

Job Summary:

The School Principal serves as the educational leader and chief administrator of the school, responsible for implementing and managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe, child-centered learning environment that meets and exceeds the state and national standards. Achieving academic excellence requires that the School Principal work collaboratively to direct and nurture all members of the school staff hired by the Board of Education and to communicate effectively with parents and the community.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Administration:

  • Lead the development, implementation, and monitoring of school improvement plans.
  • Foster a positive school climate that supports student learning and well-being.
  • Supervise the school's educational programs and ensure they meet district and state standards.
  • Manage school operations, including scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  • Oversee the maintenance and safety of the school facility.

Staff Management:

  • Recruit, train, and evaluate school staff, including teachers and support personnel.
  • Provide professional development opportunities and foster a collaborative work environment.
  • Conduct performance appraisals and provide constructive feedback.
  • Handle staff disciplinary issues in accordance with school policies.

Student Support:

  • Promote a safe, orderly, and engaging environment for all students.
  • Implement programs and practices that support student academic and social development.
  • Address student behavior and disciplinary issues with fairness and consistency.
  • Monitor and support students' academic progress and intervene when necessary.

Curriculum and Instruction:

  • Oversee curriculum development and ensure instructional practices are effective.
  • Encourage the use of innovative teaching methods and technologies.
  • Ensure alignment of curriculum and assessment with state standards.
  • Monitor and analyze student performance data to drive instructional decisions.

Community Engagement:

  • Act as the school's representative and build strong relationships with parents, community members, and other stakeholders.
  • Facilitate effective communication between the school and the broader community.
  • Organize and participate in school events, meetings, and activities.
  • Address concerns and complaints from parents and community members in a timely manner.

Compliance and Reporting:

  • Ensure the school complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Prepare and submit reports as required by the district, state, or federal agencies.
  • Maintain accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic performance.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Education, Educational Administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in teaching and educational administration.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse student and community populations.
  • Knowledge of current educational trends, instructional strategies, and assessment methods.
  • Proficiency in using educational technology and data management systems.

Working Conditions:

  • Full-time position with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities.
  • Requires regular interaction with students, parents, staff, and community members.
  • May involve handling emergency situations and resolving conflicts.

Application Process:

  • Interested candidates should submit a resume

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