International School Eindhoven, Secondary School uit Eindhoven zoekt een Deputy Director/Deputy Head of Campus per 1 februari 2019
Deputy Director/Deputy Head of Campus
Are you a visionary educator? Someone who cares deeply about helping young people to realise their potential? Do you have experience leading and implementing change in schools? Are you resilient, decisive, and able to establish and maintain strong professional
relationships across a multicultural community? Would you like to contribute to the learning and teaching of students within an international and fast-changing environment? Then, please read on!
As a result of our continuing growth and expansion, the ISE is now looking for a
Deputy Director, who will work with colleagues across the school to realize our vision as a progressive IB World School.
Our school serves internationally-minded families from across local and expatriate communities within the Eindhoven region and particularly those families just arriving or moving overseas. Through our preschool, primary and secondary departments we have the
ability to serve children from these families on the same campus.
Whilst providing an exceptional education for young people, we also support our parents, and invite the local community to share the international experience. We value bilingual education, are committed to sharing our knowledge and experience with other schools
in the region, and fully appreciate the important role we play in the Brainport Region’s continuing economic expansion.
Our aim is to educate and inspire our students to become creative, resilient and responsible citizens who will thrive and be happy within an ever-changing world.
As individuals, and as a school, we value learning, and believe that everyone must continue to develop and improve. Thus, we are accredited member of the Council of International Schools, and regularly undertake whole school self-evaluation and review. Currently
we are aligning curriculums and pedagogies across the school, and striving to enhance the use of technologies to develop the co-creativity of our students.
As Deputy Director, you will have a critical role in shaping the strategic direction of the ISE, in aligning our curriculums, and in supporting colleagues in their professional development. Like our students and teachers, you will be expected to continue to
We will offer you: (i) a supportive community of parents who truly value education, and (ii) membership into our professional community of educators; teachers who believe that students learn best when they are known and cared for.
Essential responsibilities and objectives:
As the Deputy Head of Campus you will be responsible for a diverse range of operational and strategic matters of institutional importance. With your thorough command of Dutch you will support the Director in liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
You will oversee all school operations, manage key budgets, and undertake administrative duties to support the Principals of each of the three departments. As an educational leader, you will Deputise for the Director in his absence, make presentations, offer
workshops, and take part in Performance Review of primary school colleagues. You will also undertake a review of all appropriate policies and procedures, be a member of the school Senior Leadership Team, line manage staff and provide coordination and oversight
in the development and progress monitoring of defined core initiatives for all three divisions.
You provide added value by managing and supporting operations within the campus, ensuring for efficiency and the effective management of staff. With the assistance of our Facilities Manager you will take responsibility for the Facilities Team, Technology, and
Catering. You will make decisions about minor changes to buildings regarding the efficient use of the offices and classrooms in terms of interior design and furniture. Therefore you should have insight into effective timetabling on a tactical and strategic
level, and help us understand and manage all issues in relation to growth. You will attend the ISE Tactical Buildings Meetings and line manage the Facility Manager and cooperate with him in taking care of all issues relating to health and safety, risk assessment
and the organization of events.
You strategically meet and plan with the Director and other leaders within the school. In particular, you will take sole responsibility for the Technology and ICT Strategic Plan, which is one of our priorities for realising our vision for learning and teaching.
You will also action and help review our Strategic 4-Year Plan, while ensuring for overall Quality Assurance. In cooperation with other school leaders you will review and discuss all external examination reports, assist us in accreditation processes, and table
agreed actions within the Leadership Teams. Finally, you will help us in the furtherance of an innovative and creative culture.
Bachelor’s degree is required with qualified teacher status in home country; an advanced degree is preferred;
Experience and Knowledge
The International School Eindhoven (ISE) stands for an exceptional educational provision for international education, in all aspects of its functioning and including sports and cultural activities, recognized as such within Europe and world wide. The school is used as an educational and social-cultural centre by the expatriate and Dutch community as much as possible. It is a place where Dutch and expatriate children, families and staff work together with a focus on learning and cultural understanding. The ISE consist of a Primary School (IPC) and a Secondary School (IB MYP/DP) for in total 700 children from 4 to 18 years old.
Our teachers also reflect our rich cultural diversity: currently native countries include Australia, Peru, England, Germany, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland, United States of America and Wales. Their unity lies in their commitment to providing a warm, safe and secure base for our students to thrive as learners..