Berlin Metropolitan School

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Secondary School - Vice Principal Teaching & Learning

To support our Secondary team, we are looking for an adaptable and inspiring Vice Principal Teaching & Learning.

The Vice Principal is a member of the Secondary School Leadership Team, reporting directly to the Secondary School Principal. He/She is responsible for supporting and motivating staff and organizing and facilitating the functioning of the Secondary School as it relates to the educational programme. He/She has oversight of the Secondary School curriculum. In the absence of the Secondary School Principal he/she acts as the representative or delegate in all matters specifically related to the Secondary School.

Develop the necessary professional learning communities needed to support student learning.
Ensure a consistent collaborative focus on improving student learning outcomes.
Lead and support a culture accepting of innovation and new ideas.
Lead the work of the Curriculum Coordinators and Head of Department Team to deliver student learning strategic goals which are aligned to the school’s operational goals and strategic planning.
Collaborate with the appropriate Primary and Secondary School colleagues to ensure articulation of the curriculum and cohesive implementation of policies.
Be responsible for the mapping and articulation of the school’s curriculum.
Lead the process of data collection and analysis of student learning to inform school decisions on curriculum and professional development needs.
Lead the processes by which parents and guardians are informed of the performance of students.
Support the Secondary School Principal and the broader leadership team in ensuring that teaching and learning meets with the standards of the accrediting agencies and authorizing organizations.
Work with the Secondary School Principal to ensure that appropriate organizational structures, policies, procedures and systems are in place and implemented.
Prepare and maintain a school timetable that supports learning and reflects the schools’ strategic goals.
Be responsible for the organization of staff and facilities for activities on and off campus.
Be responsible for the organization and the effective implementation of daily staff cover, and use of internal / external substitutes.

Degree(s) in education with qualifications in Educational Leadership advantageous.
A proven track record of Secondary School leadership.
In depth knowledge of curriculum and pedagogy.
IB experience preferred.
Positive and supportive attitude.
Self-motivated and goal focused.
Proficient in written and oral English.
Working knowledge of oral and written German advantageous.
High level interpersonal and communication skills.
Student-centered approach to teaching and learning.

We look forward to your application incl. CV and all relevant certficates/degrees as well as completed references.


1 Aug 2019

Apply By

31 May 2019

Minimum Qualification


Cover Letter

Not required

Minimum Experience

5 years

Job Structure

Deputy Principal
High/Secondary School