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HEAD OF EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

CLOSING DATE: 31 JANUARY

STARTING DATE: TO BE DISCUSSED

 

The Head of Experiential Learning is responsible for all experiential learning programmes and events, managing oversight of all aspects of the Triveni Programme (CAS), Project-Based Learning (PBL) and the innovative MUWCI Core Certificate through the integration of all the educational programmes at the College. The Head of Experiential Learning also heads the “TRIVENI” office which organises all co-curricular activities and outdoor programmes for our students. Duties include but are not limited to: 

 

  • Ensuring the goals of the Triveni Programme are in consonance with the UWC mission and IB CAS guidelines

  • Providing leadership for all individuals involved in the Triveni programmes, PBL and the MUWCI Core components (in collaboration with the Head of Student Life, the Head of Academics and Deputy Head of College), including ongoing curriculum and assessment development

  • Teaching MUWCI Core sessions as needed

  • Involvement in the new Tinkering Lab

  • Being the primary link between administration and partner organisations to ensure smooth facilitation of student projects

  • Developing and maintaining policy documents (Triveni Handbook, Project Guidelines)

  • Supervising Experience India Week and Project Week

  • Identifying and facilitating training programmes as required for faculty and students

  • Ensuring that all UWC Mahindra College stakeholders (management, parents, National Committees, prospective students etc.) and the campus community are kept informed about ongoing projects and activities, with adequate ways of publicizing achievements

  • Overseeing all aspects relating to Safety and Security of students engaged in activities which fall under the purview of Experiential Learning

  • Ensuring the maintenance and use of equipment (sound/video/outdoor) and facilities which belong to the Triveni office

  • Overseeing the reporting of student achievement in College Reports

  • Participating in UWC Indian National Committee Selections

  • Contributing to the design and delivery of Orientation Programmes for Faculty and Students

  • Managing the relevant budgets for Triveni and PBL

  • Teaching at least one IBDP class (Theory of Knowledge or other subject) 

 

The Head of Experiential Learning will be assisted in this position by the Creativity & Action Co-ordinator and the Community Service Coordinator.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience: 

 

  • B.A. Degree in Education or other relevant degree 

  • 2 years relevant international teaching experience, preferably in an educational institution offering IBDP

  • Knowledge of Experiential Learning philosophy and experience of applying it to curriculum and learning programmes 

  • Familiar with the use of Google tools and Managebac

  • Experience of working in highly multicultural settings

  • Confident in supervising and training staff

  • Wilderness First Aid Certification

 

Skills

 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Empathy and sensitivity

  • Cultural awareness

  • Initiative and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to manage confrontational and challenging behaviour

  • Team leader and player

  • Organisational skills

  • Positive, energetic and flexible in outlook

  • Competent in using technology

  • Knowledge of Hindi and/or Marathi is an advantage

 

 

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send the following materials to the attention of the Head of College, Soraya Sayed Hassen at vacancies@muwci.net

 

  • Curriculum Vitae;

  • Brief cover letter;

  • Details of two references (professional relationship, dates of employment, telephone and email contacts);

  • A 200-250 word statement on “how the UWC mission and values find expression in your own life and/or teaching.”

 

Learn more about working at UWC Mahindra College here:  ​http://uwcmahindracollege.org/join-us/work-with-us

Please add REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Head of Experiential Learning as the subject of your email.

 

 

Deadline: January 31, 2020

 

We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. Candidates must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the position including checks with past employers.

 

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