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Assistant Principal (Academic) - ULP Programme Coordinator

school
Ecole Internationale de Geneve
location
Geneva, Switzerland, Europe
salary
US 0 a month
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
1
  • High School
  • Licensed Teacher, College/University Faculty
  • Bachelor
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License

Candidate requirements:

  • Good degree and teaching qualifications with a passion for pedagogical development.
  • Experience in IB Diploma Programme leadership and teaching in an international context.
  • Leadership experience with a track record in raising standards and challenging students and staff to be the best they can be.
  • Fluent (or equivalent) in English or French with a good working knowledge of the other.

Candidates are requested to apply online attaching their CV, three references (one of which must be from their current or most recent employer, who can be contacted should the candidate be selected for an interview), and a cover letter. The application must be addressed to Jonathan Halden, International School of Geneva, La Grande Boissière Campus by 24th November 2023 mentioning the reference number 340 352.

Relocation package for expatriates.

Seeks for 15th August 2024

Founded in 1924, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint educates 4500 students aged from 3-18 representing over 130 nationalities. Each of our eight schools is dedicated to the development of seven life-worthy, future-ready global competencies: we develop lifelong learning, self-agency, and the ability to interact with the world, with others, and with resources to develop transdisciplinary, multiliterate thinking. Through this, we drive our mission, which is to educate students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the Model United Nations system and the International Baccalaureate. We have around 1250 employees representing more than 60 nationalities, united as one core of dynamic professionals, committed to our mission.

La Grande Boissière (LGB) campus is centrally located in Geneva and blends a mix of 18th-century buildings with cutting-edge STEM and Arts facilities. The bilingual (French and English) campus is home to close to 1,900 students across the Primary, Middle, and Secondary Schools. Our unique Universal Learning Programme, co-designed with UNESCO’s International Bureau of Education, seeks to anchor learning in deep conceptual understanding and the assessment of Ecolint’s global competencies, to ensure that the outcome of learning makes some positive social impact.

Please note that only applications via our website will be considered.

Full-time – 40  Hour(s)

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the implementation and administration of the ULP Programme and examinations.
  • Advising students, parents, and colleagues on the program’s requirements and ensuring compliance with its regulations.
  • Contribution to the development of the program and the academic life of the school in general.
  • Assist the Principal with student admissions into Years 9-11.
  • Working alongside the Assistant Principal IBDP Coordinator to ensure that the school’s reporting and feedback system runs smoothly.

The International School of Geneva values and encourages diversity among its staff. As such, we welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. The School is seriously committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be subject to rigorous conduct and child protection checks appropriate to their position, including prior checks with their previous employers and the authorities.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

We prepare students for membership in communities that are socially and culturally diverse, for citizenship, and for engagement with the political, ethical, and environmental challenges of their times. We expect them to want to take an active part in making their world a better place and one that is based on the mutual understanding, respect, and shared values to which the school has been committed throughout its long history.

The International School of Geneva serves both the international and local communities of the Geneva area. We are committed to preparing students to live in a multilingual and multicultural world and, as a bilingual Foundation, to develop their fluency in both English and French.

The school exists for the sake of its students and is committed to a continual re-evaluation of their needs in the light of social, economic, and cultural change. The school strives continually to promote excellence in all aspects of its provision, to do better than its previous best, and to model the values that it encourages in its students.

The main principles of an international education

A key element of this unity is a commitment to a particular kind of international education.

The Foundation has defined those main principles as follows:

Encouraging important international values Supporting the student’s language development Ensuring an international dimension to the curriculum Recognising the importance of global issues Showing respect for, and integration with, the host country
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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