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START DATE: UNTIL FILLED

CLOSING DATE: DECEMBER 2023



Description of Position:


  • Provide the leadership and management of the students, faculty and

  • staff within the School so that a tone, culture and environment is

  • maintained that models the values and mission of the school

  • Manage, evaluate and supervise effective and clear procedures for the

  • operations and functions of the school consistent with the vision,

  • mission, values and goals of the school including:


Instructional programmes:

  • Extracurricular activities

  • Disciplinary systems to ensure a safe and orderly climate

  • Programme evaluation

  • Personnel management

  • Emergency procedures

  • Ensure international academic standards are set for and achieved by

  • each student with an emphasis on essential elements of the school

  • programme;

  • Ensure record keeping of student assessment, activities and discipline;

  • Supervise teachers and other direct reports, their written evaluation

  • and professional development carried out informally and formally

  • through regular visits to classrooms;

  • Develop, implement, manage the budget within approved parameters;

  • Facilitate the development and review of unit planning on Managebac

  • and Google Drive;

  • Maintain up to date documentation through School Website;

  • Ensure information on the school website is up to date;

  • Prepare and submit documentations for the authorization and

  • evaluation process;

  • Work with Programme Heads/Coordinators to ensure current

  • innovative educational practice, relevant curriculum content and regular

  • assessment of the educational quality;

  • Use meaningful data and statistics to make informed decisions on

  • school improvement;

  • Facilitate in the process of recruiting high quality teachers for the

  • school along with the Group CEO and HR;

  • Organize programs for assistance and orientation for new teachers;

  • Responsible for preparation of the teacher handbook and student

  • handbook;

  • Maintain a consistent and fair behaviour management system for

  • students;

  • Supervise and approve field trips, staff development activities,

  • assemblies, report card distribution, parent/teacher conferences, and

  • other special events;

  • Maintain a positive, interactive and transparent relationship with the

  • school community;

  • In managing the administrative team, contribute actively and creatively

  • support the whole-school Administrative team;

  • Ensure compliance with all laws, board policies and civil regulations;

  • File all required reports regarding violence, vandalism, attendance and

  • discipline matters;

  • Establish a professional rapport with students and with staff that has

  • their respect;

  • Display the highest ethical and professional behaviour and standards

  • when working with students, parents and school personnel;

  • Serve as a role model for students, dressing professionally,

  • demonstrating the importance and relevance of learning, accepting

  • responsibility, and demonstrating pride in the education profession.

  • Encourage all teachers to do the same;

  • Notify immediately the Group CEO, and appropriate personnel and

  • agencies when there is evidence of substance abuse, child abuse,

  • child neglect, severe medical or social conditions, potential suicide or

  • students appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or controlled

  • substances;

  • Keep the Group CEO and HR advised of employees not meeting their

  • contractual agreement;

  • Establish and maintain an effective inventory system for all school

  • supplies, materials and equipment;

  • Assume responsibility for the health, safety, and welfare of students,

  • employees and visitors;

  • Use excellent and professional written and oral English skills when

  • communicating with students, parents and teachers.

  • Complete in a timely fashion all records and reports as requested by

  • the Group CEO/Board;

  • Approve necessary purchases for the School, based on proper

  • justification following set SOPs for purchasing;

  • Manage Marketing Team in Cheras in meeting the targets set by the

  • Group CEO/Board

  • Have active participation in student recruitment and in relevant

  • marketing events and coordinate staff to do the same to achieve high

  • student numbers

  • Initiate and evaluate marketing strategies for UCSI International School Cheras

  • Oversee the public relations and media communication strategies

  • Lead and manage the marketing team to achieve sales target;

  • Spearhead business development for present and new projects;

  • Seek new recruitment agents and ensure excellent service & support

  • given to agents.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Group

  • CEO, UCSI Schools Group.


Requirement:

  • It is expected that the Principal will demonstrate the following skills,

  • knowledge and qualities:

  • An outstanding educator with a focus on student learning, and

  • committed to excellence

  • A Masters Degree (or pursuing one) in Education, Education

  • Administration or Curriculum Studies

  • A minimum of ten years teaching experience, with at least five in a

  • leadership role

  • Extensive experience with the Cambridge Programme

  • Strong communication, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills

  • and abilities.

  • Experienced in developing and implementing professional development

  • An ability to work independently and to be an effective leader and

  • manager of a team

  • An IB recognized trainer and participated in a range of IB regional

  • workshops

  • A strong ability to meet timelines

  • An ability to pay attention to detail

  • Excellent conflict resolution and interpersonal skills with the ability and

  • desire to work collaboratively with the school community including

  • students, staff, and parents

  • Excellent intervention strategies and effective leadership and decision

  • making abilities

  • Strong background in classroom supervision and instruction;

  • Ability to plan budget requirements of the school

  • Committed to internationalism in education

  • Have expertise and value IT as an educational tool

  • Pro-active and self-motivated, with leadership experience, passion and

  • drive

  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, possess a mature

  • attitude and be a good team player.

  • Ability to understand local rules and regulations and market trends in

  • education

  • Flexible and willing to take on occasional responsibilities outside

  • standard duties and responsibilities

  • Willing to travel and work on weekends during recruiting seasons


Package:

  • Salary to commensurate qualification and experience with school’s

  • salary scale

  • Yearly flights

  • School Tuition for children is fully sponsored by the school (other fees,

  • application/registration fee & tech fees applies) for expat teachers

  • Housing allowance is provided

  • Professional development is encouraged and depending on the need

  • of the programme

  • Dental benefit

  • Paid school holidays

  • Medical leave allocation

  • Employees Provident Fund allotment

  • Relocation allowance

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Application for Position:


Please send you application to hr@ucsiinternationalschool.edu.my and include REF: IBSchoolJobs.com - Application for Position as Principal in the subject line of your mail.



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