About this vacancy
Are you our Principal for Internationella Engelska Skolan in Västerås?
We seek a dynamic and experienced leader to take on the exciting challenge of leading and developing IES Västerås in an international environment with a high ceiling and focus on students’ best interests!
IES Västerås opened in 2012 and offers outstanding bilingual education to around 740 students between grades 4-9, and a fulfilling career opportunity for around 75 employees.
At Internationella Engelska Skolan 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. Our students and parents choose us because of this:
we offer a safe and calm working environment for both students and staff
we have ambitious academic goals for our students and ourselves and work hard to ensure every child lives up to their potential
our students learn to command the English language
The work as principal is an exciting and varied job where the principal leads and distributes the work in collaboration with two assistant principals. The principal has overall responsibility and a full mandate in the role of manager for the school. Furthermore, the principal leads the school’s development and organization based on the school’s governing documents with a clear focus on students’ learning process based on their different conditions. The work will lead towards the fulfillment of the school’s overall goals, attractiveness and brand being strengthened.
There will be high expectations on the principal to continue to develop an excellent school in line with our ethos. The principal will create the organisation required for this change and is a fantastic opportunity to have a real impact. IES takes pride in leadership excellence in a diverse environment. The principal reports to the Regional Director North.
Who are you?
You have a proven track-record in a leadership position in the Swedish education sector with solid people management experience. You are a visible, forward-thinking leader and positive role model for the IES culture and value proposition, inspiring both students and staff and creating a work environment for professional growth. You are passionate about education and create a climate for learning.
As a person, you are communicative, enjoy communicating with parents as well as teachers and students. You are a strong person who can push and make things happen. Furthermore, you are listening and can create trust among the staff. You have a holistic perspective, think long-term and are confident of leading change, you stand up and take responsibility for decisions made.
Want to find out more?
Watch an Introduction to IES
Read about teaching in our schools
Visit our homepage at www.engelska.se
Only applications via Poolia are accepted.
Denna rekrytering utförs av Poolia Executive Search AB, Poolia-koncernens verksamhet för rekrytering av högre chefer och styrelser. Varmt välkommen med din ansökan!
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