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KG Pedagogical Director

ISR- International School on the Rhine
Düsseldorf, Germany, Europe
To be negotiated (relocation, housing, scholarships)
To be negotiated
Start date
Start August 2024
  • Early Childhood
  • Licensed Teacher, Director/Principal
  • Other
  • 4 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License
    Other Certification

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Applicants must hold a relevant degree in Early Years Education/Child Development/Primary Education
  • Have a minimum of 4 years of proven leadership experience, ideally in international school settings
  • Be dedicated to delivering high-quality standards in education
  • Commit to collaboration and team building
  • Demonstrate strong initiative and desire for innovation 
  • Stay current with emerging educational developments
  • Be practiced in operating within a culturally diverse environment
  • Be forward-looking and have a growth mindset
  • Possess excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • visa and working permit are mandatory

To be negotiated (relocation, housing, scholarships).

KG Pedagogical Director (English Speaking Early Years Specialist)

The ISR International School on the Rhine is a private supplementary school that offers education from kindergarten to 12th grade. With a student body of around 1,050 learners from more than 60 nationalities, the ISR offers a truly international learning environment.

The Pedagogical Director holds a senior leadership position and reports directly to the CEO. The Pedagogical Director is responsible for the effective educational program in the kindergarten and leads the strategic direction in line with the whole school's vision and mission. The Pedagogical Director ensures that a high standard of educational instruction and learning is achieved.

Professional Responsibilities:

Strategic Direction, Continuous Development, and Implementation of Educational Program:

  • Promote the mission and vision of ISR, with a clear focus and purpose
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of the educational program
  • Provide staff with support and guidance to implement the program successfully
  • Manage change judiciously

Governance of Instruction in Learning Environment:

  • Maintain an environment that ensures high standards of planning, organization, education, learning, and behavior
  • Establish an effective partnership with parents to support, motivate, and accompany children on their educational journey

Leading and Management:

  • Determine the duties of all Early Years Educators and Assistants are fulfilled
  • Work with Human Resources to manage the recruitment of new staff members
  • Ensure systems are in place to monitor performance and review effectiveness
  • Develop open and honest relationships with staff, mentoring, holding workshops and/or seminars
  • Observe Early Years Educators in the kindergarten groups and provide constructive feedback
  • Work closely with other members of the Management Team
  • Ensure compliance with local educational authorities and accrediting bodies
  • Adhere to the Child Protection Policy

At ISR we offer a dynamic working and learning environment that has earned a reputation for academic excellence and continually strives for improvement. You will always be supported by committed and hospitable colleagues and a very loyal kindergarten community.

A dynamic working and learning environment known for its academic excellence and continually striving for improvement. You will be supported by committed and collegial employees as well as a loyal school community, celebrate various international festivals with us, and be part of a community that values ​​each other!

If you are an enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher and are convinced that you can contribute to the growth and development of our ISR Elementary School, we look forward to receiving your meaningful application.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, so we recommend submitting them as soon as possible. 

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This is a Direct to School Job

ISR International School on the Rhine is a prestigious co-educational institution situated in Germany's picturesque Rhineland region. Catering to a diverse student body of 1,050 learners aged 3-18, ISR boasts an expansive, state-of-the-art campus that fosters a cohesive learning environment.


ISR’s students benefit from a comprehensive international education, with particular emphasis on bilingual proficiency in English and German. ISR's innovative approach blends the Cambridge Curriculum with carefully selected elements from other globally recognized educational frameworks, ensuring a holistic and well-rounded learning experience. As our students’ progress to Upper Secondary, they embark on an academic journey culminating in the internationally acclaimed IGCSE examinations. For the final two years, ISR offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, preparing students for success in a globalized world.


ISR prides itself on its dedicated faculty and staff who provide extensive, personalized support to students throughout their academic journey. This includes comprehensive guidance on post-graduation options, whether in higher education or employment. The school's commitment to excellence is evident in its track record of preparing students to meet the stringent entrance criteria of a wide array of international universities – such as Cambridge, Princeton University, King's College London, University of Amsterdam, Michigan State University, or RWTH Aachen. With its blend of academic rigor, cultural diversity, and forward-thinking approach, ISR International School on the Rhine stands for the guiding principle of enabling great minds and strong characters  - for over two decades!

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