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St Christopher's School

PO Box 32052 Isa Town    

Bahrain

w: www.st-chris.net
e: sarah.bull@staff.st-chris.net
t: 00973 17605003

The contact for this post is Sarah Bull

St Christopher's School is a non-profit making institution providing a British-style education to students aged 3 to 18 years. The school year is similar to that in the UK and includes a minimum of 180 days of teaching (classroom staff work up to ten days beyond this). Each section of the school is purpose-built for educational use and all classrooms are air-conditioned and well equipped. The Senior School campus includes a large sports hall, swimming pool, garden and recreational / physical education areas, as well as the normal range of specialist rooms and a drama hall. In recent years the Senior School has been enhanced with a large library, 6th Form areas, 11 science laboratories, 3 art rooms and a music suite with practice rooms. A major recent development is the addition of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme which runs alongside our highly successful A-level programme. The Junior School moved to a magnificent new building in 2005. Their new site includes specialist science laboratories, music rooms and rooms for Art, Design Technology, Information Technology, Arabic and French. There is also a full-size artificial turf playing field, a sports hall and landscaped gardens. In 2007 the Infant School moved to its own fantastic new facility, linked to the Junior buildings at the Saar site. Infants now have their own hall, Information Technology Labs, Music, Arabic and Learning Support rooms. Teachers are, in the great majority, British trained - other staff have equivalent qualifications from other countries. All Infant classes and most Junior classes have access to classroom assistants. Maximum class sizes vary from 20 to 24 depending on the year group - with smaller classes in most Year 10 to 13 examination groups.


Job Description

Do you want to be part of a hard-working, highly professional team?    

Do you value supportive parents? 

Do you want to benefit from on-site, world-class CPD training?

Do you like sunshine, a high standard of living and a lifestyle that offers a wide range of opportunities? 

Would you like a highly competitive tax free salary (above UK Heads scale), free furnished housing, medical insurance, annual travel allowances, baggage allowance and free high-quality education for up to three children of your own?

Sound like you? Then apply now to join our excellent and dedicated team at St Christopher’s.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, passionate and motivated Head of Infant School (NOR 560) with Early Years and Key Stage 1 experience, to join our highly successful school in August 2018.  You will become part of a dynamic team who are creative, energetic and determined to give our pupils the best possible opportunity to benefit from an outstanding education. 

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Confident, innovative and inspiring leader
  • Passionate about teaching in Early Years and Key Stage 1 and knowledgeable about  the National Curriculum for England
  • Ability to engage positively with the school community 
  • High expectations of all stakeholders, with a focus on academic achievement
  • Imaginative and creative in order to provide a breadth of exciting opportunities for young learners
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the Principal, Head of Juniors and Head of Seniors on the strategic direction and operation of the School
Location

Gate 790 Road 1322
Block 513
Muqabah
BAHRAIN

About

Phase(s) of Education
Primary / Elementary (i.e. England: years 1-6; ages 5-11)

Level of Position
Head / Principal

Category
Teaching


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