Teacher Training and Leadership

Ignite your teaching potential, soar higher as an exceptional educator!

About Us

Teacher Training & School Leadership Academy offering Saudi graduates an exclusive postgraduate qualifications from a renowned university.

Our Vision​

Empowering Saudi educators to become skilled theoretical and practical leaders, ensuring our schools are enriched with confident, professional, reflective, and innovative teachers who shape student success.

Our Mission

Attracting, Developing, And Qualifying Saudi Teachers And Leaders, While Establishing Professional Learning Pathways That Empower Growth Within Our School Platform.​


Program Tracks & Requirements

    • 1/3. Teacher Training Post Graduate Diploma (For Saudi only)
    • Qualifications needed:
    • Bachelor Degree
    • Subject Qualification:
    • Early Years or Nursery, Kindergarten, Arabic, Islamic Studies, Social Studies, Information Technology/computers, Art, Physical Education, Career & University councilors, social emotional councilors.
    • GPA:
    • 3 and above.
    • Min years of experience:
    • Fresh Graduates or teachers without teacher training qualifications.
    • Gender:
    • Male/Female
    • English Language proficiency:
    • Must achieve IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 61, TOEFL PBT 500, or STEP 83.
    • 2/3. Leadership Post Graduate Diploma (For Saudi only)
    • Qualifications needed:
    • Any bachelor’s degree, Education degree is advantageous.
    • Subject Qualification:
    • Education.
    • GPA:
    • 3.5 and above.
    • Min years of experience:
    • 5 years teaching experience with min 2 years school leadership experience.
    • Gender:
    • Male/Female
    • English Language proficiency:
    • Must achieve IELTS 6.5, TOEFL IBT 79, TOEFL PBT 550, or STEP 97.
    • 3/3. Teacher Assistant Certificate (For Saudi only)
    • Qualifications needed:
    • Bachelor's degree by an accredited university or a recognized degree equivalent qualification.
    • Subject Qualification:
    • Any.
    • GPA:
    • 3.0 and above.
    • Min years of experience:
    • Fresh Graduates.
    • Gender:
    • Male/Female
    • English Language proficiency:
    • Must achieve IELTS 4.5, TOEFL IBT 45, TOEFL PBT 450, or STEP 64.

What to Expect


Sponsorship for Two Academic Years. Experience one year of comprehensive classwork, followed by a second year of teaching with personalized coaching and mentoring directly from the prestigious university.


Experience top-tier training at The Academy, in collaboration with a prestigious university. Our comprehensive full-time, in-class program ensures high-quality education, setting you up for success.


Successful graduates are offered exclusive opportunities to join the esteemed Misk Foundation Group of schools. Kickstart your teaching journey with a prestigious position in one of the leading educational institutions.

Program Highlights



Start Date



2 Years

Program Type​



Attractive Packages​


Teachers, school leaders, teachers assistants


Riyadh Schools Platform​



Opportunity Now Open For Saudi Graduates & Teachers

The Journey of Future Education Leaders





Your Success is Within Reach...

Why Should You Enroll?

  • Gain world class skills and experience
  • Accredited postgraduate high diploma degrees from certified international universities
  • Insuring your career development at Riyadh Schools Platform


  1. To apply, select the desired program and click on the “Apply Now” button.
  2. Evaluation Process
    • The evaluation process consists of three rigorous stages: requirements check, thorough initial evaluation, and one-to-one online interview.
    • Each stage will assess the eligibility of candidates to progress to the next stage. Applicants will be notified of their progress via email.
  3. Application Confirmation Successful applicants will receive an email confirming their program enrollment. Additional program-specific requirements will also be shared.

You will receive a confirmation email indicating that your application has been successfully received.

All applicants will receive an update on their application process within 2 to 3 weeks after completing their application.

Successful applicants who meet the qualifications will be required to submit a video. Yes, it is a mandatory component of the application.

See table below for more clarifications:

Teacher Area Specialization

Degree Required


School Leadership

Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree in any subject

Experience as a teacher and school leadership is advantageous.

Physical Education

Bachelor’s in Sports Science, Physical Education

Fresh graduates are accepted.

Information Technology/Computers

Bachelor’s in Computers or IT

Fresh graduates are accepted.


Bachelor’s degree in Art specialization

Fresh graduates are accepted.


Bachelor’s in Early Childhood

Fresh graduates are accepted.


Bachelor’s in Arabic language, literature, or similar

Fresh graduates are accepted.

Islamic Studies

Bachelor’s in Islamic Studies or a similar field

Fresh graduates are accepted.

Social Studies

Bachelor’s in Social Studies, History, or Geography

Fresh graduates are accepted.

Nursery Teachers

Bachelor’s in Early Childhood or specialization in ages 2-4 years old

Fresh graduates are accepted.

Teacher Assistants

A degree in any specialty

Fresh graduates are accepted.


The program is a two-year course. The first year entails comprehensive classwork, followed by a second year of teaching with personalized coaching and mentoring directly from the prestigious university.

The Teacher Training and Leadership Academy offers this program free of charge. There are no registration fees.

The postgraduate diplomas, certificates, and programs offered by the academy are affiliated with the University of Toronto. These programs hold international acceptance. Upon graduation, the diplomas will be accredited and licensed by local educational authorities.

Yes, attendance is mandatory. Candidates must maintain a minimum attendance of 90% to be eligible for graduation. The policy will be shared with all successful candidates during the orientation week.

The program is conducted entirely in person, with face-to-face interaction and full-time presence in classes. The academy provides a simulated school environment where participants engage in sports activities, volunteering, and extracurricular programs.

The Teacher Training and Leadership Academy offers HRDF (HADAF) financial aid opportunities to qualified candidates. 

Yes, upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate or diploma issued by the Teacher Training and Leadership Academy. The certificate/diploma will be awarded based on the specific track completed and will reflect the specialization and achievements of the individual.

Absolutely! The Teacher Training and Leadership Academy is committed to providing comprehensive professional development opportunities for program participants. These may include workshops, seminars, conferences, and networking events that facilitate connections with experienced educators, experts, and industry professionals.  

Unfortunately, No, the Teacher Training and Leadership Academy welcomes applications from Saudi candidates only.

The Teacher training and Leadership Academy offers career support services to program graduates, which may include job placement in Riyadh schools Platform schools, Misk Foundation group of schools, and access to job opportunities with our partners. The academy aims to support participants in their transition to successful teaching or leadership careers.

The Teacher Training and Leadership Academy provides various support services to ensure the success and well-being of program participants. These services may include academic advising, counseling, tutoring, library resources, and access to technology and learning resources. The academy strives to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students.

The training will be conducted in person in Riyadh City. 

  • Teacher Training track: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 61, TOEFL PBT 500, or STEP 83.

  • Leadership Training track: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL IBT 79, TOEFL PBT 550, or STEP 97.

  • Teacher assistant track: IELTS 4.5, TOEFL IBT 45, TOEFL PBT 450, or STEP 64.

Yes! all applicants are required to provide an English proficiency Test score, it could be IELTS, TOEFL,  or STEP. All applicants must adhere  to the scores required in the track they are applying for. 

This is a sample module that is subject to change, however, it should give an idea of what will be covered in each track.

  • Strategic planning and goal setting.
  • Instructional leadership (use of student achievement data, provision  of professional development, leading  innovative teaching strategies and technology enhanced learning).
  • Administration (budgets, schedules, facilities, human resources etc.)
  • Developing and fostering professional learning communities.
  • Teacher evaluations, hiring, promoting, unsatisfactory performance.
  • Walk through observation skills and providing descriptive feedback to teachers.
  • Communication and marketing skills.
  • Student success and achievement and the role of the principal.
  • Leadership framework knowledge and skills.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Action planning for home school.


  • Beliefs, student engagement and classroom management.
  • Planning.
  • Assessment for learning, assessment of learning and assessment as learning.
  • Inquiry-based learning.
  • Differentiated instruction.
  • Meeting the needs of students with special learning needs.
  • Cooperative learning.
  • Technology enhanced learning.
  • Strategies for subject specific teaching.
  • Action planning for home school.
  • Building Professional Learning Communities.


  • Student Growth & Development Principles of Learning Introduction to Exceptionalities.
  • Physical and Medical Exceptionalities.
  • Behavioral Exceptionalities.
  • Assistive Technologies, Teamwork & Collaboration.
  • Parent Partnerships.

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