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Professional Development Facilitator for School Leaders in Abu Dhabi (Vandberbilt U)

From: Armstead, Alexandra Anne-Marie [ally.armstead@Vanderbilt.Edu‘,”,”,’0’)”>ally.armstead@Vanderbilt.Edu] Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2012 3:06 PM To: ucea-list@virginia.edu Subject: [ucea-list] Professional Development Facilitator for School Leaders in Abu Dhabi (Peabody College, Vanderbilt University)

Professional Development Facilitator for School Leaders in Abu Dhabi Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University seeks a highly experienced candidate to lead professional development sessions with a select group of school principals and vice-principals in Abu Dhabi. The job would require two weeks per month in Abu Dhabi and one week per month in the US. Time in Abu Dhabi will be spent facilitating workshops and group professional developments sessions for school leaders and supporting Vanderbilt staff who are providing school-based coaching to leadership teams. Time in the US will be spent collaborating with the Vanderbilt-based team to develop the curriculum to be delivered at the group sessions Abu Dhabi. The initial appointment is for 5 months, beginning February 1 and commencing July 1, 2012, with the possibility for an extension after the initial contract period.

The ideal candidate will have widespread experience designing and delivering professional development for school leaders, as well as prior leadership experience as a successful principal, with a preference for prior work in international or dual-language settings. An earned doctorate is strongly preferred. The selected candidate will work for Vanderbilt as an independent consultant.

Review of applications will begin January 9, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter addressing their qualifications, a curriculum vita, and contact information for 3 professional references. These materials should be sent to Ally Armstead at ally.armstead@vanderbilt.edu or 414 GPC, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203. You may address questions to Dr. Patrick Schuermann, Director of Abu Dhabi Leadership Development Project at patrick.schuermann@vanderbilt.edu

Vanderbilt University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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