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Beijing International Bilingual Academy (BIBA)

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Elementary School Principal (BIBA Campuses)

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Elementary School Principal serves as the educational and community leader for BIBA’s ES division which has over 700 students. The Principal ensures that everyday school activity supports BIBA’s mission and philosophy, oversees curriculum development and implementation and maintains a partnering relationship among students, parents, and teachers.

SUPERVISED, EVALUATED BY & REPORTS TO:
Deputy Head of School (Academic Programs)

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Experience in leading a prominent educational division or institution
 Teaching certificate/qualification and advanced degree (MEd, Ph.D.) in education
 Extensive understanding of and experience with bilingual education
 Demonstrated and track record of strong leadership in the creation and motivation of a collaborative working environment with shared vision and objectives
 Experience in successfully supervising and supporting teachers in the development of school programs and excellence in teaching
 Experience in managing enrolment, staffing, scheduling, and budget
 Experience in recruiting high performing teachers and track record of strong leadership in professional development
 Excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to plan and act strategically, excellent executive abilities
 Experience and enthusiasm in working in an international setting, awareness, and appreciation of cultural differences, relevant consequences, and benefits
 Good understanding of and experience in integration of technology to improve student learning
 Experience and working knowledge in common core standards will be an advantage
 Communication skills in Chinese will be an advantage

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Oversee the day-to-day function of all Elementary School programs to fulfill the school’s mission and philosophy
 Lead and oversee the on-going development of the BIBA’s bilingual/bicultural curriculum
 Supervise, oversee and analyze learning and assessment outcomes and make recommendations for improvement
 Supervise ES teachers, assistants, and coordinators
 Appraise/evaluate teachers according to the school’s Professional Expectations Process
 Liaise with the Middle and High School Principal with a view to ensuring cohesion and consistency in procedures, programs and curriculum from Early Childhood to Grade 12
 Oversee student discipline and welfare
 Working with the Head of School and Deputy Head of School (Academic Programs) with the teacher and staff recruitment
 Develop an annual academic budget and oversee expenditures
 Serve as the elementary school’s representative to the school community and the community at large
 Participating in branding, marketing of the school, and activities related to student admission
 Serve as a standing member of the school’s Academic Management Team, and participating in school-wide leadership & decision-making
 Any other duties as assigned by the Head of School and Deputy Head of School

Starting

5 Jul 2021

Apply By

31 Mar 2021

Minimum Qualification

Master

Cover Letter

Required

Minimum Experience

5 years

Job Structure

Principal/Division Head
Common Core
Elementary/Primary School
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