Mr. Thomas O'Meara
Middle/High School Vice Principal

Prior to joining Al Yasat private school, Thomas spent over 10 years working in education in a variety of schools in Ireland and Abu Dhabi. His roles included classroom teacher, Coordinator, Head of Year and Head of Middle School. His most recent role was Head of Middle School in a private school in Abu Dhabi. As well as his teaching qualifications, Thomas also holds a Master’s in Education and School Leadership. He hopes to continue his own education further​ ​ in​ ​ the​ ​ coming​ ​ years. With a passion for rich and challenging, inclusive and cooperative based learning, Thomas believes he brings a wealth of experience to this role. He believes in a Middle/High school-based education system that will prepare students for life after school. He aims to enhance student opportunities and help equip students with a thirst for knowledge that will motivate and help them continue to develop their academic and social abilities to succeed in our ever-changing​ ​ and​ ​ challenging​ ​ world. Thomas is very enthusiastic about the opportunities at Al Yasat school and its community. He looks forward to being part of the school’s journey to being an outstanding provider of high-quality learning in Abu Dhabi. Outside of education Thomas enjoys both playing and watching all sports. He has a huge interest in Gaelic games and has coached and played at the highest level. He also enjoys traveling to new places, reading and spending time with his family and​ friends.