head of education - kuala lumpur

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location
kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
job category
international teaching
job type
contract
reference number
BBBH23149
contact
the leadanywhere team, teachanywhere
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job description

Head of Education (Office Based Role)
Required: August 2019
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Experience: 12 years
Salary: Package from 35,000 - 40,000 MYR per month
Contract: 2 years renewable

School Group Overview: This school group operates schools in different parts of the world including Malaysia, United Kingdom, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Philippines, Belgium and Thailand. It has provided quality education from preschool to post-graduate level for over forty years. In Malaysia, the group currently owns and operates thirteen schools, nine of which are pre-schools, two private primary and secondary schools which offer the national curriculum and two international schools, offering Cambridge IGSCE programmes.

Job Summary: This is an office based role - you will be responsible for articulation of international standards for schools, development and implementation of a cohesive academic and school improvement strategy in line with the standards and the corporate vision, ensuring compliance and quality assurance in order to enhance student learning outcomes and achievement.

Responsibilities



* Formulate the annual academic and developmental plans for each school, in liaison with relevant internal stakeholders including Principals, HoDs and the RO Academic team.
* Facilitate in the formulation of policies and implementation of standards and monitor their implementation.
* Provide assistance in research and development of new curriculum programmes, with respect to international trends and internal SEU findings and recommendations.
* Review and formalize existing teaching standards and guidelines for all class levels.
* Design, disseminate and coordinate implementation of a school improvement framework that gives all schools the capacity to use data to improve teaching and learning.
* Identify gaps with the set standards and develop concrete action plan to bridge the gaps. Actively coordinate the action plan implementation and monitor.
* Implement mechanism to hold schools accountable for progress towards the goals set out in the School Improvement Plans.
* Establish systems for school improvement and ongoing development and monitor progress for all academic staff.
* Monitor tutor performance and develop and implement action plans to ensure enhanced effectiveness.
* Review student / staff assessment tools on a regular and ongoing basis and analyse performance for effectiveness in improving student achievement.
* Take steps to ensure and enhance student achievement by setting appropriate benchmarks for assessment and improvement programmes for low and high achievers.
* Supervise the evaluation, development and implementation of special pilot programmes or projects.

Requirements



* A minimum of 12 years education management experience with at least 5 years in a senior administrative capacity such as Principal or Head in a leading Secondary school.
* You'll need excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
* You must be open minded, flexible and adaptable and be a decisive and dynamic leader.

Package



* You will be offered a package of up to 40,000 MYR including fuel, phone and accommodation allowance.
* Annual flights,
* Car
* Medical cover

skills

knowledge of curriculum

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