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Director of IT

PO Box 32052, Bahrain, Bahrain, in
St Christopher's School, Bahrain.
Full Time
Highly Competitive, tax-free
25th January 2023
Start Date
27th August 2023
19th February 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
27th August 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1302750

St Christopher’s was established in 1961 to educate small groups of expatriate children and has developed into a large, not-for-profit, internationally-renowned school at the heart of the community. St Christopher’s provides an exceptional educational experience and is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading British curriculum international schools.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, passionate and motivated Director of IT to be responsible for the leadership and strategic development of IT to support the school’s educational and business functions. This includes the effective management and optimisation of the School’s on-premise IT infrastructure; external/internal connectivity; and core-cloud infrastructure (Google Workspace and associated).  The Director of IT will advise the Executive Leadership Team with the formation and delivery of the information technology strategic plan, in collaboration with the Head of Digital Learning. This role will also include day-to-day management of the school's IT Support Team as well as third-party support providers. Full details of the role can be found in the attached document.

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the success of an outstanding school with bold ambitions for its future.   

  • Bahrain Arrival Date: Tuesday 22 August 2023
  • Staff Induction Week: Sunday 27 - Thursday 31 August 2023   
  • Location: Bahrain, Isa Town and Saar campuses   
  • Contract type: Full Time 
  • Salary: Highly competitive, tax-free   
  • Package: Packages are amongst the best globally with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. A full benefits package will be sent to shortlisted candidates.

How to Apply: Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible by completing the online Application form and submitting this along with a copy of your full CV and covering letter addressing the criteria set out in the role description and person specification. St Christopher’s reserves the right to interview and appoint before the published closing date.  

Closing date: Saturday 18 February 2023

Interviews: will take place in February

It is our policy to obtain two references prior to candidates being short-listed for interview, one of whom should be from your current Headteacher / Principal

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Safeguarding Statement:

St Christopher's School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care. We follow safe recruitment practices and appointments are subject to vetting including reference checks, identity and criminal record checks, social media and qualification checks
St Christopher's School, Bahrain.

St Christopher's School, Bahrain.