Executive School Principal - Oman

Education Sector:
Education Role:
Secondary Leadership
Middle East
Internal Vacancy?:
Employment Type:
Full Time
Contract Type:
£76,674.74 to £96,852.30 per annum
Salary Description:
£76674.74 - £96852.30 per annum + Negotiable tax free package
Academics International
Job Ref:

Executive Principal - Oman

Our client requires an exceptional leader who brings passion for continuous improvement and a relentless pursuit of leadership excellence.

Starting August 2019 as the Executive Principal you will lead, organise and manage this highly regarded K to 12 IB curriculum school in Oman.

The Principals key deliverables are aligned with the annual school quality review and the school’s strategic plan. You must be an excellent communicator and compelling story-teller, to ensure our new families understand our dynamic educational offer for their children which will in turn drive strong student enrolment.
Key objectives include education quality and outcomes, student well-being, school growth, financial targets, staff development, and resource utilisation.

Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role you must hold/be able to deliver the following

* Past experience as an Executive Principal/Head of School or Deputy of a large mixed gender K-12.
* International (ideally Gulf) senior leadership experience
* Strong faculty/staff development and management skills: Previous experience mentoring, supervising, and evaluating employees, complemented by the ability to build and maintain positive and productive working relationships.

* Solid track record in identifying, selecting and developing people.
* Previous experience managing diverse levels of skills.
* Previous experience leading a diverse organisation.
* Previous experience leading through other managers (ability to delegate).

* This position requires a steady hand and the ability to effectively deal with complex challenges with demonstrated, consistent intellectual sharpness, agility and capability.
* Able to hold people accountable for their own roles.
* Individuals with advanced degrees are sought; candidates with a terminal degree are highly desired.
* Past experience working with stakeholders in the school, such as students, parents, teachers, external visitors, MOE supervisors and officials.
* Due to visa restrictions, candidates who turn 60 years or above during the term of the contract are unable to be considered.

Note/ A full job description is available on request.


An attractive and negotiable tax free salary is to be offered on a contract of two years (renewable on review).

Furnished accommodation, rented car or allowance, annual airfare (+ family), end of service benefit per Omani laws, medical insurance, telephone allowances, utilities and visa costs are included. Tuition is also available for accompanying children.


Contact Michael Smith - international@academicsltd.com.au with an updated CV, covering letter/supporting statement. Interviews will begin the week starting 24 March 2019.

Contact Details:
Academics International
Tel: +61 3 9585 2980 (Australia)
Fax: +61 3 9557 0069
Contact: Michael Smith

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