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Secondary Program Coordinator

school
Westview Cambodian International School
location
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
salary
US 3800 - 4500 a month
housing
Included in salary already
airfair
Included in the severance pay of 5% on the total salary
Start date
Start July 2024
2 years
1
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher, Director/Principal
  • Master
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • English Literature, Education, English as Second Language, AP, Math
  • Teaching Credential/License
    Other Certification
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Australia, New Zealand
  • 18 days of paid annual leave in the summer
  • 6 days of paid leave per year
  • 2 weeks of school break per school calendar
  • 20 days of public holidays per year
  • Traveling allowance of 200 USD per month
  • Food allowance of 100 USD per month at the school cafeteria
  • Visa and work permit reimbursed
  • Airport pick up and assistance for finding accommodation

Main Responsibilities of SPC:

The SPC provides oversight on the teaching and learning of international programs of the secondary school which includes the responsibility of setting strategic planning for international programs, and the execution of the international curriculum through high-quality teaching and learning to achieve the school goals, vision, and mission. The SPC analyzes data trends, including external test results and internal assessment results, teacher observations, teacher feedback, and parent and student request and survey data to determine areas of improvement in the program. This position also includes leading professional development to support high-quality teaching and learning.

The details of job responsibilities are:

Curriculum and Instructional Improvement:

  • Develop a strategic plan for high-quality teaching and learning of the international program that fits with the school context and student needs.
  • Lead curriculum review and implementation including horizontal and vertical alignment across secondary programs, new curriculum maps, unit plans, and shared resource drives with a focus on increased academic rigor and inclusion to deliver high-quality teaching and learning.
  • Lead and evaluate the effectiveness of all educational efforts in the international program by collecting and analyzing data from internal and external assessments, teacher observation, and student surveys to initiate an improvement plan.
  • Initiate teaching pedagogy for high-quality teaching and coordinate implementation with teachers to produce high results in the benchmark tests such as NWEA Map and other testing if any.
  • Develop and lead a systematic approach to the professional learning community to ensure that teachers adhere to high-quality standards and can make progress on the change initiatives.
  • Report about program achievement to the head of curriculum and school director.
  • Fill in as subject lead to support teachers in case of any unexpected vacancy until the new hire is appointed.

Program and School Improvement:

  • Conduct research and improve the secondary program, international curriculum, and academic standards by school goals, vision, and mission.
  • Develop support programs and extra-curricular activities that promote high achievement in student learning including academic and non-academic clubs.
  • Source and propose international competitions, and short summer/exchange programs to enrich students' learnings.
  • Attend and conduct academic meetings with relevant staff members in support of continuing school improvement.
  • Review policies and implement them to support the achievement of yearly goals.

Personnel Management:

  • Collaborate with other leadership members to evaluate teaching staff and provide feedback for improvement to staff during the staff evaluation and observation.
  • Participate in promoting a work culture that thrives for excellence and values openness, collaboration, respect, trust, non-judgmental, and solution-oriented.
  • Participate in the interview of international teachers when requested by the school director.
  • Ensure the team under the line management works in compliance with school policies and code of conduct and report in compliance or concern to the staff disciplinary committee promptly for a solution.
  • Assist in the onboarding of new teachers to the school

Administrative Management:

  • Maintain administrative and academic records in compliance with the Ministry requirements and school requirements.
  • Coordinate with teachers to have a good record of student learning progress and grades toward graduation in school drives and management systems.
  • Assist with safety inspections and emergency drills.

Student and Community Relations:

  • Meet with parents to discuss student academic as well as to solve other concerns if needed
  • Conduct workshops and conferences for staff, students, and parents per school request
  • Provide weekly content related to international programs, class activities, and academic projects to the Marketing Team for school social media to promote the school program.
  • Additional duties as commensurate with the position based on the needs of the school.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Westview Cambodian International School is a great extension to secondary education from grades 6 to 12 by the passionate leadership team of Learning Jungle International School offering educational services only from preschool to grade 6. With the strong support from parents, students, staff, and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, Westview Cambodian International School was created to offer an International Secondary program built from the world-renowned American Standards of education and the Khmer language, history, and culture into one unique curriculum from grades 6 to 12. Our mission is to educate Cambodian youth to become confident, and equipped with global competencies while embracing their Cambodian identity, culture, and values.

Westview SLO's:

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE: Students will achieve their intellectual potential by striving for and attaining the highest standards of academic excellence. 

CONSCIENTIOUS LEARNERS: Students willingly apply a variety of self-reflection strategies throughout their learning processes, demonstrating the habits of a growth mindset and a strong work ethic.

WELL-ROUNDED INDIVIDUALS: Students will demonstrate the fundamental characteristics of well-rounded individuals, critical thinkers, and conscientious leaders, adopting the character traits of our sixteen Character Profiles. 

CAMBODIAN CULTURE: Students will gain a strong understanding of Cambodian values and form an appreciation of the qualities that make up Cambodian culture and society.

GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP: Students will understand what it means to be a global citizen, and play a conscientious and proactive role in being a valuable member of a global community with a drive to make the world a better place.

CONTRIBUTING TO SOCIETY: Students will develop the skills they need to form genuine and productive relationships with people from all walks of life and to make contributions to their communities, society, and country.

Westview is working toward international accreditations from WASC and CIS.

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

Teachers can find English teaching jobs in Cambodia in language schools or public school classrooms. Having a teaching certificate or TEFL certification can increase teachers’ salaries dramatically, so prospective English teachers are recommended to complete a TEFL course before applying for teaching jobs in Cambodia.

Phnom Penh
Khmer
15 million
Riel (KHR)
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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