Full-Time Principal of Abdulrahman Kanoo School Diyar (ARKS)
Abdul Rahman Kanoo School Diyar – ARKS
Diyar, The Kingdom of Bahrain
Full Job Description
WHO WE ARE:
Abdulrahman Kanoo School Diyar (ARKS) opened in August 2022 and is the second standalone school under the Abdulrahman Education Group- the only educational institution in Bahrain with two separate schools under their umbrella. Our late Founder and sole funder of the schools’, the Mr. Abdulrahman Jasim Kanoo, had a vision to make education accessible to all within the Kingdom. The new purpose-built facility was constructed and opened to a starting cohort of 220 children from Nursery to Yr. 5. British curriculum, we are expecting the school to grow as we open Yr. 6 in August 23/24. Environment and Innovation are at the centre of the school’s ethos, along with offering students access to four multi-purpose courts (FIFA and FIBA approved), the facilities themselves are built into the curriculum itself. ARKS is the only school in the Kingdom to be tri-lingual- as it offers conversational Mandarin. The Innovation Lab has multiple uses and supports the mindfulness aspects, along with weekly assemblies and house the library. In week ten of first Term, ARKS and its sister school ARKIS had already collected accolades for its Child Protection/Welfare Programme and Mandarin.
The next milestone is “Phase Two” which will see the opening of the ARKS High School on the same campus (2024/2025). Our continued mission is to “provide high-quality education that empowers its students to be successful and principled citizens in the local and global community”, notes the schools Executive Director and Trustee. The school is committed to the local, regional, and international community. We believe we have a responsibility to help those less privileged through genuine and sustainable service opportunities- striving to make a difference to match our core values of: Integrity, Excellence, Service, Internationalism and respect for persons and the environment.
We are recruiting a Principal to join ARKS and grow with the school. The post holder will be responsible for supporting the schools Vision and Mission, inclusive of all policies and academic standards. This experienced leader should academically minded person, and will help shape phase II of the school, as we continue to grow into High School. They will articulate high expectations; quality assure teaching and developing staff through high quality rigorous best practice. They will consult with members of the Board of Trustees, Leadership Team (inclusive of the ARKIS Principal), specific staff teams, the community, parents, and students. Leading by example the candidate should have a proactive and inclusive leadership style, innovative, excellent communication and organisational skills. An international perspective to fall in line with our school’s vision and mission. We are looking for someone to support the leadership team that has scope to drive curriculum development for Phase II.
- Minimum Qualifications: B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education)
- A master’s degree in education or an equivalent.
- Minimum Experience years: 10 years (experience in middle and senior leadership positions within International Institutions – experience letter signed and stamped)
- CV and professional courses (if any) to support the application and to show how curriculum development was driver at previous institutions
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Excellent research and report writing abilities.
- Strong written and verbal communication as well as presentation skills.
- Salary- Competitive and in line with expectations
- Middle East Experience preferred but not essential
- Relocation package
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in applying for the post of Vice Principal at ARKS Diyar, please complete by sending your CV and cover letter, which states why they are interested in this position and the value that you would add to the school. Send the needful to email@example.com
This is a unique opportunity to be part of, to contribute and support 25 years of academic excellence.
Closing date: March 2023, with official start in August 2023 for the new academic year, if not before.
Please note early applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date- the school’s leadership has the right to interview and appoint before the published closing date.
ARKS is committed to safeguarding, promoting the well-being and the welfare of our students. Our staff share this same commitment and hold this responsibility to ensure the safety of our school community. To this end both a Good Conduct, Enhanced Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest, vetting inclusive and restricted to reference checks, identity and criminal record checks, social media and notarised qualifications and validations.
P.O. Box: 50075, Muharraq
Kingdom of Bahrain
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