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. Shortlisting interviews via Skype will take place with immediate effect. Selected candidates will then be invited to Oman for face to face interviews from the 10 May.

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

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