Foreword from the Principal
Welcome to Kingston High!
With an academic experience of more than two decades, Joseph David has been a passionate exponent of lifelong learning and brings expertise in the IB PYP and IB MYP, Cambridge, English National Curriculum and has also taught in the ICSE CBSE curricula. He has been a teacher, coordinator, vice-principal, and head of schools in India, the Middle East, and Africa. Joseph has also worked in Educational Consult, specializing in school improvement, specifically teacher training and developing and delivering CPD to raise teaching and learning standards. Joseph has also completed his International School Inspectors training and “Teach like a Finn” course from Finland.
Joseph’s academic experience, underpinned by dedication, has ensured that any student in his care will flourish and have every opportunity to develop his/her potential. His vision is deeply rooted in the firm belief that a good education is a pathway to all our students’ future to take their place as global citizens of the world. At the heart of this Education is a pursuit of excellence in essential 21-century skills: creativity, communication, critical thinking, collaboration, innovation, and technology.
As an Educational Consultant, Joseph’s experience with school improvement in the Middle East has enabled the schools he has worked within to develop their capacity for change to meet the Abu Dhabi Educational Councils Standards outlined in the International Framework for Inspection. Joseph’s most recent post was founding Vice Principal of Garden city British School, Al Ain, UAE, one of the cities outstanding British schools, and Chief Academic Coordinator for Creative Education Service, Abu Dhabi.
Besides the rich experience, most importantly, Joseph comes to Kingston High with the desire to ensure that the school is well known within the community as a school that pursues excellence yet maintains as its core that ‘every child matters.'