Director at Dubai Women's College High School in United Arab Emirates
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Dubai Women's College High School (United Arab Emirates)

Appointed - Lynn Prince
Jul 2, 2014
Nov 18, 2014




Seeks a New Director

Effective in July of 2015



The Dubai Women’s College High School is an independent educational institution for girl’s located on the Dubai Women’s College campus and has the benefit of the use of its world class facilities. The majority of the students will be Emirati young women. 




The mission of the Dubai Women’s College High School is to create an outstanding school where each student’s full potential is developed. By using a combination of engaging face-to-face instruction and individualized online learning, DWCHS will use the most advanced technology and research based best practices to provide a global college preparatory education.





The vision of the Dubai Women’s is to create the best learning environment for young women that best prepares them to be leaders for the future. Dubai Women’s College High School will be the first of its kind in many ways: 






—Dubai Women’s College High School is the first high school operating on the campus of a college or university in the region;


—Dubai Women’s College High School is the first hybrid high school in the MENA region offering a blended learning model which combines the advantages of technically advanced online education with face-to-face education;


—Through this model, Dubai Women’s College High School is the first school to present an expanded choice of subjects and to allow the students to move at their own pace with individualized learning plans



 Preferred qualifications for this position are as follows:


           __  5-10 years school  middle school /high school administration             



           __ Masters degree or equivalent work experience;


 __Fluency in English;


 __Experience with Local and Federal education structure; 


 __Outstanding organizational and time management skills;


 __Highly proficient in uses and applications of multiple technology platforms;


 __Experience using a student information system and/or other type of database preferred;


 __Strong written and verbal communication skills;


 __Experience in an individualized learning environment


 __Experience in working or living in the Middle East


 __Energy, stamina, and a strong work ethic__Outstanding skills in developing strong working relationships with all school constituencies and stakeholders


__Clearly communicates the mission of the school and understands   the need for setting high expectations for students


__Arabic Speaker preferred but not required


__Candidate with an entrepreneurial spirit


__Candidate who has an appreciation for new models of teaching   and learning


__Strong technology skills preferred


Application procedures:


The Dubai Women’s College High School  has selected John Magagna of Search Associates to act as consultant for the search process.

Interested candidates should send an application AT THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE TIME but no later than 18 November, 2014. (The review of files will begin as soon as applications are received.)


Candidates should note, however, that in the event an outstanding applicant is identified early in the search process, Dubai Women’s College High School reserves the right to make an appointment before the deadline mentioned above. For this reason it is VERY IMPORTANT that interested candidates apply as soon as possible.


Candidates should send the information requested below. It must be submitted EXACTLY in the form and manner requested. Please DO NOT send any information other than that which is specifically requested:

A letter of application, no longer than two pages, explaining your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in this particular position

A current resume not to exceed two pages

A one-page statement outlining educational beliefs and leadership style

A one-page list of references with phone numbers and email addresses

A maximum of three letters of reference which may already be in your possession


Please note that ALL the above materials must be scanned into a SINGLE PDF ATTACHMENT (low resolution preferred). Please note that it is important to limit the size of your SINGLE PDF to 6MB. 


The PDF should be sent to Search Associates at all of the E-mail addresses listed below, IN THE SAME TRANSMISSION.



AND a cc to:


For further information about the school please visit their website at










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