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Creation Date: 2014/08/11 16:33:23
Expiry Date: 2014/10/10
Ref. JB3098423

Teach Away Inc.

Personnel Services Director - Abu Dhabi Public Schools
Teach Away Inc.

Job Description

Make a difference - take a leading role in a major education reform across Abu Dhabi.

Teach Away is now accepting applications for a Personnel Services Division Director position within the Support Services department of the head office of the Abu Dhabi public school system.

A 10-year government strategy has been initiated to boost student performance levels and achievement, and to modernize and enhance the Abu Dhabi educational system. With the goal of developing English proficiency, a bilingual system has been implemented from Kindergarten to Grade 7, with native-English speaking licensed educators teaching English, math, and science. The aim of the reform is to create a high quality, comprehensive system of education from early childhood to adult education, based on world class standards and expertise.

The Personnel Services Division Director will provide direction on the implementation of strategy for Personnel Services within schools, managing all aspects of teacher recruitment, contracts, transfers, and dismissals. This includes:
Conducting and delivering successful workforce and manpower planning
Implementing the successful recruitment of teachers and administrators within schools and ADEC Central
Maintaining an extensive knowledge of the teacher employment market and how to attract the best teachers from key benchmarked countries
The Director will develop and administer procedures for personnel management and growth for teachers and staff within schools, including implementation of a formal appraisal system, discipline and dismissal, and staff growth, recruitment and retention strategies. The position also focuses on ensuring teachers receive the support and guidance to grow and develop professionally within their careers, including objective-setting, performance management, career modelling, and professional growth, as well as developing tools and procedures for assessing teachers and handling school staff queries.

Candidates for this role should have an advanced understanding of school operations and demonstrated skills in leadership and management, with a minimum of 14 years of experience in the field, and 7 years of experience as a senior manager. Emirati nationals with at least 8 years’ experience (4+ in management) are also encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess a Master's degree in Business or Education.

Teaching Job Benefits
Accommodation: Provided
Airfare Reimbursement: Full
Airfare Description: Roundtrip airfare provided
Vacation:30 vacation days; all national holidays
Bonus: Contract completion bonus
Airport Pickup: Provided
Health Insurance Provided: Yes
Health insurance Description: Provided by employer


Level of Education Required: Masters
Major: Education or Business
Teaching Experience: Minimum 14 years of experience in relevant field; minimum 7 years of experience as a senior manager.
Additional Requirements: Advanced understanding of school operations and experience managing personnel services for a large and complex organization.

To find out more and apply follow this link: bit.ly/V2aVuJ

Job Details

  • Job Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library; Human Resources
  • Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Human Resources and Recruitment
  • Joining Date: 2014-09-01
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Employee
  • Manages Others: Yes
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Executive/Director
  • Years of Experience: Min: 10
  • Residence Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Nationality: United Arab Emirates
  • Degree: Master's degree