Grades KG-12 |800 students | Co-educational | Day

For January 2019 or sooner

Established in 2005, Nibras International School (NIS) offers an American education for over 800 students from KG to Grade 12. The school follows the AERO Common Core Plus framework for curriculum consistency.

International Schools Partnership is seeking to appoint a Principal to lead Nibras International School from January 2019 or sooner. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of successful senior educational leadership, with US curriculum experience, school reviews and assessments, and ideally schools with an international intake with a preference in the Middle East. They will be a strategic leader and a committed team player who demonstrates a collegiate and collaborative approach to working with others. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with all of the school’s stakeholders.

The Principal will take overall responsibility for the leadership, organisation and management of Nibras International School.

Nibras International School believes that learning empowers the individual to achieve their greatest potential. The school’s focus is the well-being of students and providing for their academic, social, emotional, civic, career goals and physical development through a stimulating and engaging learning environment. NIS offers ever-improving facilities and dedicated staff who will support, challenge, and inspire its students to learn successfully.

Catering to a student population of more than 80 nationalities, Nibras International School has both an academic and social environment. There is also emphasis on developing the 21st century skills and global perspective which will ensure students are successful contributing members of their community, the United Arab Emirates and the wider world.

Nibras International School is owned and operated by the International Schools Partnership (ISP), a truly international schools group working across different countries, different cultures and different languages. ISP are passionate about helping their students learn to levels that amaze them and their families.

Nibras International School joined ISP in March 2017. As one of a global family of over 30 schools across 8 countries. NIS school leaders gain the support of the highest calibre from ISP leaders to drive student development and school improvement, as well as the experience of colleagues in its sister schools.

ISP’s vision is to be an international schools group of quality and scale, recognised across local communities and the education sector for amazing learning, ambition and growth.

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Key dates:


Interviews to be held in Dubai: Friday 17 or Friday 24 August

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this post or the school, please contact Liz Gibbs on +44 (0)7552 845990, or email at

Applying for the post:

● At the bottom of the page click on ‘Apply Now’, quoting code ‘NIS-P’.

● Complete the brief Job Application Form and attach your CV (with contact details of Referees) and Letter of Application

● Click on ‘Submit’.

● We will be in contact with you shortly after your application has been reviewed.

● If you encounter any problems with this process, please contact

Nibras International School and International Schools Partnership are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant background checks.

Additional information


Highly competitive


Dubai, UAE

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