Deputy Head of Secondary and Middle Years Program (MYP) Coordinator
For August 2019
We are looking for an exceptional, experienced and passionate leader to help lead the Secondary School Team through the next stage of our school development.
You are a collaborative educational leader who demonstrates an unwavering commitment to the teaching and learning principles articulated in our vision, mission and values throughout your career.
The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the Middle Years Programme as well as possessing clear communication skills, being open minded and highly motivated, agile and resilient to make a significant impact on our students´ diverse learning and social needs.
You bring a relentless focus to improving teaching and learning and are an expert in using data to analyze student achievement and develop appropriate programs, strategies and interventions.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with outstanding Middle Leadership skills and extensive IB leadership experience to join our team and help build on our success over the last few years.
Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 61 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, SouthEast Asia and North America, providing outstanding education to over 61,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy—we are ambitious for our students, our people and family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve more than may have ever thought possible, which we ensure through personalised learning enhanced with unique global opportunities.
Northbridge International School Cambodia
Established in 1997, Northbridge International School in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is one of the leading IB Schools in both Cambodia and the region.
The school currently caters to students from 2 to 18 through the IB continuum of PYP, MYP and DP programs. The school is active in the Local and Regional Sports associations and are extremely competitive across Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball and Swimming. The school has an extensive programme of residential trips starting in Grade 5 with the Mission in Action, as they are known, focusing on adventure, service and team building. The school is a member of EARCOS, ASAC and WASC.
Staff are well supported with regular access to internal and external training courses where they fit the school and personal development plans. There is a strong ethos of professional and personal enablement through collaboration.
Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of 61 schools gives us a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have a wide range of resources and support to enhance our students’ success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.
About the role
Join our fast-paced international environment, and you will lead the delivery of the Middle Years Programme. You will challenge students and teachers to set ambitious targets for themselves and seek out and implement innovative teaching practices to enhance the student experience and outcomes.
The Deputy Head of Secondary School reports to the Head of School and directs the continuous development and refinement of teaching and learning from Grade 6 and 10. As such, the Deputy oversees all aspects of the curriculum, supports and promotes the implementation of best practice in teaching and learning and ensures compliance with IB authorization, WASC accreditation and associated requirements.
Able to support a culture defined by NAE ‘Be Ambitious’ ethos where there are no limits to what be achieved. You will have a degree in your specialist subject, a teaching qualification plus considerable teaching and Middle Leadership experience and knowledge of the curriculum. Receptive to feedback and a growth mindset always ready to embrace change, reflective on both successes and failures and keen to share best practice with colleagues and peers.
A strong entrepreneurial spirit and an ambassador for the school, you will be able to develop new ways to engage students and parents with the wider school and Nord Anglia Education community. Your strong motivation and communication skills will also enable you to create a feeling of energy, excitement and personal investment within the classroom.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 10,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking. Our collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.
Alongside great training and a competitive package (including housing allowance, annual flights, medical cover and school places), you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world's' most vibrant cities.
As a Nord Anglia Education leader, you enjoy the following benefits:
- A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
- An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
- A culture which is fair and consultative
- Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
- The closing date for application is 10thMay 2019
- Applications should be made through the Nord Anglia portal on Job Train.
- The school reserves the right to appoint before this deadline if the right candidate is found.
- Start Date: 1 August 2019