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Assistant Principal for Years 10 and 11
Detailed job specification
Job title: Assistant Principal for Years 10 and 11
Reporting line: Secondary School Principal
Start date: 28th of August 2023 (or as soon as possible)
Contract Type: Full-time; 40 hours - permanent contract
Job responsibilities
Reporting to the Secondary School Principal, the successful candidate will oversee the organisation of our Years 10 and 11 programmes, working with Heads of Years and Heads of Departments to ensure a holistic approach to Teaching and Learning.

Oversee the implementation of strategic plans as outlined by the School Principal
Ensure that the Year 10 and 11 programmes are meeting the expectations of the Ecolint Learning Principles and IB Diploma entrance requirements
Create an engaging and motivating programme which educates our students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together
Oversee initial teacher training placements in the secondary school in collaboration with the ITE (Initial Teacher Education) team

Masters in relevant field and ideally an additional qualification in education
A good understanding of the IGCSE programme and comprehensive knowledge of the IB’s Middle Years and Diploma programmes
Having an understanding of the Swiss Maturité programme would be an asset
More than 10 years of relevant work experience
Experience leading a large team
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
Bilingual English and French (or at least a good command of French)
General understanding of strategic planning in order to organise a team
A positive, can-do attitude, with a demonstrated ability to lead and implement change
Excellent ICT skills
Have a proven track record of implementing change which improves student experience
A clear fit with Ecolint’s values of respect, tolerance, inclusion and bilingualism.

Ecolint offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including a contribution to the payment of health insurance. In addition, the Foundation has sickness and pension schemes superior to legal requirements. Members of staff may be granted full or partial reduction of school fees for dependent children. We also encourage expatriate staff to maintain contact with the culture of their home country and their relatives. Home Leave is granted to senior management and teaching staff who are entitled to moving expense benefits and whose home station is outside Switzerland.
Relocation package for expatriates.

10 - 0 Year(s)
The Foundation of the International School of Geneva
Founded in 1924, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint educates 4500 students aged from 3-18 representing over 130 nationalities. Each of our eight schools is dedicated to the development of seven lifeworthy, future ready global competences: we develop lifelong learning, self-agency, the ability to interact with the world, with others and with resources so as to develop transdisciplinary, multiliterate thinking. Through this, we drive our mission, which is to educate students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the Model United Nations system and the International Baccalaureate. We have around 1250 employees representing more than 60 nationalities, united as one core of dynamic professionals, committed to our mission.
La Châtaigneraie Campus
La Châtaigneraie campus is in Founex, in the Canton de Vaud, just 20 minutes from Geneva. Set among farmland, overlooking Lake Geneva, the campus has stunning views of the Alps and the Jura.
With a mix of historic and brand-new buildings, the campus is split into a Primary and Secondary school. Both schools are equipped with the latest ICT equipment, and student learning is optimised through specialist classrooms for different subjects, two multimedia and library centres, an auditorium, several sports halls, IT suites, a music studio and a theatre.
Beyond the classroom students benefit from two cafeterias, a sports complex including an all-weather football pitch and basketball court and a number of green areas for their general recreation.
La Châtaigneraie Secondary School
Our 1000 students aged 11 to 18 enjoy excellent facilities across three buildings where we provide a rich and stimulating education.
From Years 7 to 9 (age 11-14), students can choose classes in English, French, or a bilingual combination of both. From Year 10 onwards, a student will choose either the IGCSE and IB Diploma or the Swiss maturité programme. Both provide excellent preparation for higher education at top institutions around the world. La Châtaigneraie is the only Ecolint campus offering the Maturité.

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24th Nov 2022


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