Position title
Head of Secondary - British International School in Abu Dhabi, UAE - August 2024 start

If you’re looking to advance your overseas career in the education sector, and perhaps relocate to a destination that’s on your teaching wish-list, try the Middle East.  With year-round sunshine, exciting places to explore, and some of the best teaching career opportunities in the world, your dream job is waiting to be discovered. As the Head of Secondary, you are devoted to building the learning experiences of students, and this is an opportunity to do just that alongside building your own life experiences further.

ASQ is currently recruiting an exceptional Leader to fill the Head of Secondary role in our client school in Abu Dhabi from August 2024.  Interviews are happening now!


Step out of your comfort zone and immerse yourself in the local culture of this International School in Abu Dhabi to boost your educational leadership career.   

This is an enriching experience both personally and professionally where you’ll be able to earn a compelling salary, receive a wide range of attractive benefits, work alongside a fantastic leadership team, and of course experience a first-hand perspective on life and education in the Middle East.

The school

This British International school boasts over 60 nationalities and 43 spoken languages, as well as state-of-the-art facilities and a variety of age-appropriate activities that are tailored to each learner to guarantee individual success.  The school is dedicated to continuous learning and professional development for both teachers and students alike. The school sets the highest academic expectations and believes that this allows pupils to achieve more than they – or their parents – could ever have imagined.

Job highlights

  • Build connections with people from around the world
  • Implement the school’s mission, core values & strategic plan
  • Represent the school locally, nationally & internationally
  • Unsurpassed opportunities to innovate & develop best practice
  • Access to excellent professional development through executive leadership program

The ideal candidate

  • Relevant teaching qualifications
  • Understanding of premium education & leadership experience in an international school (UK Curriculum)
  • High calibre Leader with proven financial acumen
  • Ability to develop & maintain distinctive positioning for an educational organisation
  • Experience of building high-performing senior leadership teams
  • Flair for developing sustainable relationships with staff, students & parents

Facts & Figures

  • Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Job type: Contract
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Salary range: Competitive and in line with your qualifications and experience
  • Benefits: Visa, flights, accommodation and medical

About ASQ:  The perfect match between international schools and candidates

ASQ International partners with a number of exceptional International schools globally to offer the latest and best selection of educational positions. 

Kindly send your CV to: Jacqui Truelove or apply directly online at www.asq-international.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

If your application has been successful, we will contact you within 5 days.

Please note, even if you are unsuccessful on this occasion, we will keep your details on file in the ASQ International talent pool, for future international positions

Job Location
Base Salary
Up to GBP 65,000 per annum
Date posted
February 23rd, 2024
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