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Middle School Principal

school
Ecole Internationale de Geneve
location
Geneva, Switzerland, Europe
Start date
Start August 2024
5 years
1
  • All Levels
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • TESL/TEFL Certificate
    TESL/TEFL Diploma Level
    Other Certification
  • TEFL certification required

The new Middle School Principal will be an experienced educational practitioner with strong management and leadership skills, earned in a variety of international school environments.  They will be inclusive, globally minded, and emotionally intelligent with a commitment to the transformative power of education. In addition, they will have a deep and natural connection to students and exceptional skills in communication and collaboration, enabling them to take a prominent role in both the LGB and wider Ecolint communities.

Ecolint welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favorable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Letters of application and CVs should be sent by the closing date,  9 am GMT Wednesday 3 January 2024.

Relocation package for expatriates.

International School of Geneva

Appointment of Middle School Principal

La Grande Boissière Campus

The International School of Geneva (Ecolint) has a proud history as the world’s first international school and the birthplace of the International Baccalaureate (IB).  With 4,500 students, state-of-the-art facilities, three impressive campuses, and a richly diverse student body, Ecolint offers a challenging academic and co-curricular program and an intense focus on preparing young people for their futures in an interconnected and global community.

La Grande Boissière (LGB) campus is centrally located in Geneva and blends a charming mix of old and new buildings, including the ultra-modern Centre des Arts and brand-new STEM Centre. The bilingual (French and English) campus is home to close to 1,900 students across the Primary, Middle, and Secondary Schools. Welcoming 533 students between the ages of 9 and 13 years, the Middle School provides an inclusive and nurturing environment where students are encouraged to become increasingly autonomous and equipped to transition successfully into the secondary school system.

Ecolint is now seeking a Middle School Principal for the La Grand Boissière campus. The Middle School is complex and requires a strong and experienced people manager and an inspirational and innovative educational leader, who is passionate about student learning and has the drive and commitment to inspire students and teachers. The Middle School Principal will provide expertise around emerging trends in pre-adolescent education, administer and manage the operations of the Middle School, and inspire faculty, staff, and students to be active, engaged learners.

The International School of Geneva is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.

 

Offre d’emploi

Directeur/directrice de l’Ecole moyenne

Campus de La Grande Boissière

L'Ecole Internationale de Genève (Ecolint) est fière d'être la première école internationale au monde et le berceau du Baccalauréat International (BI).  Avec près de 4 500 élèves, des infrastructures ultramodernes, trois magnifiques campus et une population d’élèves riche et diversifiée, l'Ecolint offre un programme académique et extrascolaire stimulant. Elle s’applique tout particulièrement à préparer les jeunes à un avenir dans une communauté interconnectée et internationale.

Le campus de La Grande Boissière (LGB) est situé au centre de Genève et se compose d’un charmant mélange de bâtiments anciens et modernes, dont un Centre des arts ultramoderne et le tout nouveau Centre STEM. Le campus bilingue (français et anglais) accueille près de 1 900 élèves répartis entre les écoles primaire, moyenne et secondaire. Comptant actuellement 533 élèves âgés de 9 à 13 ans, l’Ecole moyenne offre un environnement inclusif et stimulant où les élèves sont encouragés à devenir de plus en plus autonomes et sont préparés à réussir leur transition vers le système scolaire secondaire.

L'Ecole Internationale de Genève recherche, pour son campus de La Grande Boissière, un directeur ou une directrice* pour l’Ecole moyenne. Celle-ci est une structure complexe qui nécessite un directeur au bénéfice d’une solide expérience, un responsable pédagogique inspirant et innovant, passionné par l'apprentissage des élèves et qui a le dynamisme et l'engagement nécessaires pour inspirer les élèves et les enseignants. Le directeur de l’Ecole moyenne apportera son expertise sur les nouvelles tendances en matière d'éducation des préadolescents et aura la responsabilité globale des aspects à la fois académiques et administratifs de l’Ecole moyenne. Il inspirera le personnel à la fois enseignant et non-enseignant, ainsi que les élèves à être des apprenants actifs et engagés.

Le nouveau directeur de l’Ecole moyenne sera un éducateur expérimenté, doté de solides compétences en matière de gestion et de leadership, acquises dans divers contextes éducatifs.  Il sera fédérateur, aura une vision globale et une intelligence émotionnelle, et s'engagera en faveur des possibilités de mutation qu'offre l'éducation. En outre, il aura un lien aussi naturel que sincère avec les élèves et une grande aptitude en matière de communication et de collaboration, ce qui lui permettra de jouer un rôle clé au sein de la communauté de La Grande Boissière et de l'Ecolint au sens large.

L'Ecole Internationale de Genève accepte les candidatures de postulants aux parcours et expériences variés et elle est déterminée à faire en sorte qu'aucun candidat ou employé ne reçoive un traitement moins favorable en raison de son sexe, de son âge, d'un handicap, de sa religion, de ses convictions, de son orientation sexuelle, de son état civil ou de sa nationalité, ou ne soit désavantagé par des conditions ou des exigences dont il ne peut être démontré qu'elles sont justifiables.

La date limite d’envoi des candidatures est le mercredi 3 Janvier 2024 à 09h00 (GMT).

L'Ecole Internationale de Genève s'engage à protéger et à promouvoir le bien-être des enfants, et les candidats doivent être disposés à se soumettre à un contrôle lié à la protection de l'enfance adapté à leur poste, y compris à des vérifications auprès de leurs anciens employeurs.

*Dans la présente annonce, toute désignation de fonction, de statut ou de titre s'applique indifféremment aux femmes et aux hommes.

 

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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