Sunday, February 19, 2012

Vice Principal - Al Raja School - Manama - Bahrain

This is your opportunity to join the senior management team leading a successful school in an exciting and challenging part of the Middle East.

Al Raja School, a private, non-profit institution, was established by the Reformed Church of America (RCA) in 1899, as the first Western style school in the Kingdom and the Arabian Gulf education. Its staff come from a variety of backgrounds and there is a multi-cultural mix of Christian and Muslim, Bahraini and western and eastern expatriates who are committed to providing a rigorous education, firmly grounded in the culture and language of Bahrain, and undergirded by ethical, moral and spiritual values.

The school, with a growing student body of over 600 students, wishes to appoint an outstanding school leader to continue to support the Principal in building on the school’s excellent academic standards and successfully leading the school at Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary Levels in the preparation of our students for TOEFL, IELTS and SAT exams before they move on to universities both in the Kingdom of Bahrain and worldwide.

The school is currently appointing a new Principal, on the retirement of the present Principal, who has led the school for 10 years.

The successful candidate will have:
• a passion for education and the ability to lead inspire and challenge a team of teachers from Kindergarten to 12th Grade levels
• appropriate teaching qualities with a proven track-record as a teaching practitioner
• significant senior leadership experience including financial and administrative management abilities
• the necessary vision and personal drive to develop the school, to implement new initiatives and to improve educational standards
• excellent written and oral communication skills with a preference for spoken Arabic
• sensitivity to issues arising out of working in a multi-religious and multi-cultural environment
• high expectations for pastoral care as well as extracurricular development

Send CV at: recruiting@alrajabahrain.org