Jonathan Dey

Regional Head of Schools

Jonathan has 30 years educational experience and has been a Principal in the UK, U.A.E. and Qatar. Most recently, he worked as CEO/Principal for a group of schools in the Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Jonathan worked in close partnership with the Private Education Authority and was a hub leader for seven other Sharjah Schools. Before this, he was a Principal in Dubai after having been a Founding Principal and Country Director in Qatar. Jonathan has extensive experience leading change within bilingual curriculum schools in Dubai, Sharjah and Qatar.

A passionate believer in professional development, he is an accredited facilitator for the UK National Professional Qualification for Headteachers (NPQH) and Senior Leaders (NPQSL) programmes, and an Associate Lecturer for the world-renowned Institute of Education, London. Jonathan is also a qualified Tribal Education International Inspector.

At Orbital he is responsible for our schools in South/Latin America, Spain and has group wide lead for Professional Development.