m2r Saudi Arabia 3

Academic Director / VP (female), Madinah

FROM 22500SAR (£55k / $72k per annum) + Accom, Medical, Flights, Transport. (Salary could be higher for the right person)

Saudi Arabia

Higher Ed / Further Ed

Senior Management


m2r Education are looking for a highly experienced and competent female Academic Director / VP to work in an FE college in Madinah.

This organisation brings together exceptional education and training providers with a mission to transform lives through excellent teaching and learning delivered across 4 colleges in breath-taking locations in Saudi Arabia. 

As a learning organisation they are always striving to add talented dynamic and passionate people to their growing experienced teams.


  • Responsible for developing and embedding operational procedures that ensure all students
  • Provide leadership to all Curriculum Managers, who are responsible for all teachers.
  • Ensure that a strategy and culture of transparency is delivered
  • Helping in designing Learning Resources, ensuring that these are compliant, effective and meet the needs of students to maximise their potential and success on programme.
  • Ability and experience in managing change effectively and successfully, whilst treating people involved with dignity and respect.
  • Work on developing our Vocational programmes

Minimum experience / qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Cert Ed, PGCE or equivalent training qualification
  • A minimum of 10 years’ senior management experience in a TVET setting
  • Experience working in the Middle East, education sector
  • A general understanding of Information Technology, finance and HR functions
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Experience of successful teaching and learning within a FE environment
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Demonstrates a readiness to listen and understand to make informed decisions.
  • Take the initiative when required and to act accordingly, evaluating results and honing strategies.
  • Motivates and empowers others in order to reach organisational goals
  • Can demonstrate adaptability in line with changing demands and conditions, handle pressure and keep calm at all times in stressful environments.


  • A Tax Free salary FROM 22500SAR per month (£55k / $72k) per annum –
  •  could be considerably more for the right person
  • 35 days annual leave entitlement
  • Medical Insurance
  • Renewable Contracts, Single Status visa
  • Single, furnished Accommodation
  • Mobilisation & Demobilisation Flights
  • End of Service Benefits

You should only apply if you are available to mobilise JAN 2018!

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