Deputy Head Secondary Section Job In Dubai


Professional practice is driven by the priorities of ensuring safeguarding & raising student outcomes

Section SLT is accountable for the ongoing outcomes & development of all aspects of Section operation, from wellbeing to exit qualifications, inspection outcomes to stakeholder survey results, educational provision to events, curriculum to learning materials, the collection & use of data to SEF/SIP (and everything in-between).

Model and drive the WSS vision of effective teamwork, life-long learning (self & team), respect, building leadership capacity across the Section, and ongoing aspirational & dynamic school development.

Deliver innovative & inclusive problem-solving strategies, applying a growth mindset to positively navigate our dynamic landscape of change & development

Consistently exhibit values-driven leadership

As an SLT member, operate as part of a cohesive team, driving both Section & whole school priorities, and engaging fully with the Learning Coach to deliver a comprehensive, bespoke Section CPD programme.

Drive towards achieving the UAE National Agenda Goals

Expert knowledge of the UAE Schools’ Inspection Framework

Promote WSS positively with community & GEMS while maintaining complete loyalty & confidentiality.

Respect local culture, customs and laws.


Strong communication skills, verbal & written.

Good ICT skills.

Excellent time management skills.

Good Interpersonal Skills

GEMS Education is one of the worlds oldest and largest K-12 private education providers. It is a highly-regarded choice for quality private education in the Middle East and North Africa region. As a company founded in the UAE in 1959, it holds an unparalleled track-record of providing diverse curricula and educational choices to all socio-economic means. Operating 47 owned and operated schools, and a further three managed in the MENA region, GEMS Education currently serves over 115,000 students; and through its growing network of schools as well as charitable contributions is fulfilling the founders vision of putting a quality education within the reach of every child.


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