Principal/ CEO - April 2021 (or before)

GEMS Wellington School - Qatar

GEMS Wellington School, QatarDoha, Qatar

Salary: All positions attract an excellent remuneration package

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Fixed Term

Date Posted: 24 Sep 2020

Closing date: 22 Oct 2020

Start date: April 2021 (or before)

Suitable for NQTs: No

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School

GEMS Wellington is a premium school in the Doha market and opened in October 2015. We aim to ensure that every student is inspired and supported to achieve their personal best in a creative and enterprising culture where learning comes first. Through the development of our core values, known as our PEARLS we encourage the students to become committed, optimistic, resourceful and enterprising life-long learners. We believe that every student can and should achieve their full potential and our commitment is one of ensuring our students develop a love of learning, a passion for enquiry and a dedication to being the best that they can be. All pupils will Dream, Believe and Achieve, leaving with a memory of a remarkable journey.

About the Role

GEMS Wellington, Qatar, are recruiting an outstanding Principal/ CEO with experience, ambition and vision to ensure continued success. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the school through continued academic improvement and to contribute as a key leader at GEMS Education.

Working with GEMS offers you a unique opportunity to enhance and progress your career in a global setting. Whether this is your first role in international education or the latest in your successful career overseas, GEMS provides you with the unparalleled chance to be part of the world’s largest K-12 private school operator.

As Principal/CEO at GEMS Wellington School, Qatar, you can expect to lead a school with high quality facilities, work with passionate and dedicated staff from across the globe, provide for truly international minded students who have a thirst for learning, and engage with highly aspirational and supportive parents.

We know that when it comes to being a great place to work, it helps to make sure our people feel valued; GEMS prides itself on providing staff with the opportunity to grow and develop within the Organisation. You will be able to access and contribute to our world class Professional Development and Leadership Programmes as well as work with our internationally recognized GEMS advisors who are leading experts in their field.

Applicants should be highly successful, proven leaders with a track record of educational excellence and tangible outcomes. You should be a passionate Educator with a recent working knowledge of the National Curriculum for England, as well as excellent communication skills that will enable you to motivate and inspire all stakeholders.

To apply for this position, please complete an online application, ensuring you submit your CV, along with a formal letter of application taking care to outline why you believe you have the experience, skills and attributes to lead this school. Or, to express your interest and find out more, please email [email protected]

*Please note, due to employment visa regulations in Qatar, applicants must be between the ages of 30-55*

About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including competitive tax free salary, accommodation allowance, free schooling, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity

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