About this vacancy
Biträdande rektor / Assistant Principal IES Skellefteå Are you passionate about the IES ethos and believe that every child can exceed their potential, no matter what the circumstances? Do you see solutions, work effectively with others and get people on board towards achieving common goals?
If so, this presents an excellent opportunity for you, where your abilities will be given space to grow and develop. This is an exciting opportunity of a highly visible leadership role for a motivated Biträdande rektor / Assistant Principal to join a fantastic school in a growing company with high expectations. 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 can 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 Skellefteå is a F-9 school and Fritidshem with 420 students that provides the opportunity for students to study the Swedish National Curriculum as well as an international curriculum - the globally renowned Cambridge Pathway, which is offered in partnership with Cambridge Assessment International Education. We follow the Swedish national curriculum with up to 50% of teaching carried out in English. We are a school based on values, with a 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 students' abilities and potential, we always put learning and knowledge first. The school is bilingual (Swedish and English) and we recruit our outstanding teachers and staff from Sweden and from abroad, allowing for a strong international profile. We provide an international and stimulating environment where commitment, professionalism, tough love and the English language are common denominators.
Dina arbetsuppgifter / Your duties
The Assistant Principal will support the Principal with all their duties of the daily operations of leading a school. The role is highly flexible and you will work with pastoral and academic areas in the school supporting the students and teachers in F-5 during the day. You will work around pastoral affairs and student care / elevhälsa, building upon and implementing behaviour and welfare systems in the school. You will support teachers in the quality of education by analysing academic data like bedömningsstöd and national tests, working together with Heads of departments and Heads of years and being a visual leader around the school. As part of the school leadership team, you support the systematic quality work and the long time planning of the whole organisation F-9. You will work closely with the Principal and one more Assistant Principal and lead school development with the help of clear targets that we set together with our teams. At IES Skellefteå, we believe in the strength of teams. We have a broad middle management team that supports our teachers and students, and ensures communication and feedback are present in the school, and that all team members feel a part of the IES vision and mission. As a part of the school leadership team you will be a part of supporting the team members here at IES by building relationships with staff, students and parents. In your role as an Assistant Principal you will work closely with, lead and support the staff to guide them in the social and academic progress of our students.
Din profil / Your profile
You share the values of Internationella Engelska Skolan. You are a visible role model with a strong presence in the daily life of the school. You have the ability to engage and inspire both students and staff. You are flexible and adaptable to change, whilst focusing on outcomes. You have teaching qualifications, a proven track record of working with pastoral and academic processes, and leadership experience. Previous experience from having staffing responsibility is preferred but not necessary. If you have personal qualities such as enthusiastic, focused, resilient and solutions-oriented to the day-to-day pressures that working in education can bring, then you could be the right person for this position.
Are you the person we are looking for? Please send in your application in Swedish or English as soon as possible!
We look forward to your application.
Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES) is a leading independent school group ("friskola") with academic results far above average and a diverse and energetic staff. Teaching is through both Swedish and English, with English the language of the corridors. IES is one of Sweden's largest school groups at "Grundskolan" with 46 schools and around 32,000 students across the country. IES has grown steadily and maintained quality since 1993.
More about the company and its schools can be found at www.engelska.se
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