About this vacancy
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced senior leader to join Internationella Engelska Skolan Johanneberg, in the role of Assistant Principal. Working closely with the existing Senior Leadership Team at IES Johanneberg, the successful candidate will lead the school's academic and pastoral work in all D, E and F-classes. The candidate needs to have a comprehensive understanding of both concepts and be able to ensure that they are embedded into our curriculum as well as the Ethos of IES.
Visible leadership is critically important at IES Johanneberg and the successful candidate will be able to balance the need to be a clear, calming and motivating presence within the school alongside the ability to work with the strategic development of both academic and pastoral areas of the school. The candidate will be forward thinking, a positive role model and have the ability to inspire both staff and students. While working within the agreed board academic and pastoral frameworks, the candidate is expected to be autonomous with the ability to think creatively and find solutions to complex problems. The successful candidate will have; teaching qualifications, a proven track record of academic and pastoral excellence, a long experience of working in schools and a commitment to working with all aspects of senior leadership within a challenging but rewarding educational context.
At Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES) we make a difference in the lives of our students. We believe this is due to our clear ethos with engaged and visible leaders creating an environment in which teachers can teach and students learn. IES schools have a dynamic international atmosphere with staff and students from all over the world. Our schools are open to all with applications from students accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
IES Johanneberg (Gothenburg) opened in August of 2010 with 560 students in grades 7-9. Our school is very community-centered, and we focus on building a climate based on our four core values: respect, honesty, hard work and safety. All people in our school; students, staff and parents are expected to work within these values daily.
We follow the Swedish national curriculum with up to 50% of teaching in English. We are a school with a clear structure that enables teachers to focus on teaching and where students know what is expected of them. Our values are based on the fact that we believe in the student's abilities and potential, we always put learning and knowledge first. The school is bilingual (Swedish and English) and we will recruit our outstanding teachers and staff from Sweden and from abroad, lending the school a strong international profile. We provide an international and stimulating environment, where commitment, professionalism, tough love and the English language are common denominators.
For more information about our school please see www.johanneberg.engelska.se
The selection process is ongoing.
To apply, please send a copy of your latest, up-to-date CV, along with a school specific covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Role Description: Assistant Principal
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