CLOSING DATE: 31 JULY 2021
STARTING DATE: AUGUST 2021
Description of School:
SEK Budapest International School is part of the International Education Systems group (IES) which promotes the development of young people who will have the capacity to contribute proactively to the ongoing work towards a better world. Through dynamic programs, IES strives to develop leaders for the future who are collaborative, communicative, enquiring, respectful and creative individuals with a passion for lifelong learning. IES students will be encouraged to integrate effectively in the local, national and international communities through the diverse opportunities afforded to them.
Founded in 1997, SEK Budapest International School has been providing a student-centred, education in preschool, primary and secondary school, teaching the national curriculum and the IB Diploma programme since 2007 when the school received its accreditation. With over 30 countries represented in our student body, we are dedicated to offering a well-rounded curriculum that inspires a love of learning, empowering students to be better, and to reach their potential in academic achievement, performance, creativity and citizenship.
Description of Position:
The post-holder will assist the Director of School in managing the School and assume responsibility for any professional duty of the Director as delegated. The Deputy Head is responsible to the Director for the academic management of the School and ensuring the teaching and learning component of the programmes are delivered to the highest standards.
Guides, motivates and assists the teaching team
Monitors the academic activities of the different departments
Establishes appropriate contacts for supplying and receiving information from the teaching teams
Coordinates the framework of pedagogical functions with the program coordinators
Serves as a link between the different departments in order to promote interdisciplinary cooperation
Works closely with the Department coordinators in developing schemes of work, policy documents and development plans, and ensure that relevant planning and evaluations are completed
Develops activities, schedules, class distribution, examinations
Monitors compliance with activities and schedules by students and teachers at all levels under the authority of head of studies
Calls periodic meetings with the coordinators, mentors, and teachers
Coordinates and supports the operations of the departments and assumes responsibility for their proper functioning
Supervises the evaluations and the reports so that they may be executed flawlessly
Assumes responsibility for developing all programming
Determines the educational content that should be conveyed to the students throughout the school years
Specifies the minimum level that the students must achieve, diversifies levels in accordance with different abilities of the students
Coordinates teaching methodology
Prepares the subject/teacher distribution of the school, the general and individual timetables of the classes
Organizes the school duties.
Prepares the substitution of the absent teachers.
Introduces and assists new members of the teaching staff. Ensures regular class observations and constructive feedback take place, designs training sessions and provides information and advice on external training for staff.
Provides regular training sessions for teaching staff.
Professional Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
BA or higher degree and a teacher's training degree/course preferably in English
A minimum of five years of teaching experience in a school
Leadership experience in a similar position
An effective and successful teacher with firm discipline, high personal standards and high expectations of students
Familiarity with innovative teaching methodologies and practices
A sound level of competence in ICT
An ambitious person with great energy and clear leadership potential
A team player with sound interpersonal skills and sensitivity
Excellent communicator (written and verbal) with parents, pupils and colleagues
High levels of energy and commitment
Flexibility and positive attitude
Dynamic, supportive and international academic environment.
Full-time employee contract
Application for Position:
Please send your CV and other relevant info to email@example.com and a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org, add REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Deputy Head of Primary and Secondary School in the subject of your email.