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Intitulé du poste
Founding Head of School

Langue d'enseignement
English

Pays ou territoire
Malaisie

Nom d'établissement scolaire
IGB International School

Date d'entrée en fonction
19 août 2013

Job closing date
25 mai 2012

Job interview date
25 juin 2012

Programme(s)
Programme primaire
Programme de premier cycle secondaire
Programme du diplôme

Type de poste
Head

Description

A unique opportunity exists as the IGB International School (IGBIS) conducts its search for the Founding Head of School. Located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the school will be a day school and already has IB Diploma Candidate status. The first intake of students in the Junior School (Grades K-5) is planned for January 2014, and the Senior Grades (Grades 6-11) for August 2014. The traditional focus on academic excellence will be strengthened by a structured programme enhancing social and emotional confidence, service learning and will reflect the inclusiveness of the school's mission. There will be a focus on sports, the arts and outdoor education. A core belief is that the school has a responsibility to educate for a sustainable future for all. An education of excellence will be supported by outstanding facilities; well-conceived classrooms, laboratories, cafeterias, libraries, a 540-seat theatre, music rooms, dance studios, visual art rooms, technology workshops, a very large indoor air-conditioned gym, a 50m and a 25m pool, artificial-turf football field, tartan track, tennis courts, and a fitness centre. The Head of School should be an experienced, enthusiastic and successful school leader, with the appropriate tertiary qulaifications and proven stamina, passion, commitment and sense of humour. The Head should also have strong interpersonal and team building skills together with the ability to manage a school from its inception in a fiscally prudent manner and through a period of development and expansion. In this context, the Head of School must have extensive experience with IB and embody the spirit of both the IB and the spirit of inclusiveness which underlie the school's Vision and Mission. An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the repsonsibilities of the position will be negotiated, including appropriate home leave, contribution to an agreed superannuation fund, housing assistance, free education for children attending IGBIS, hospital, medical and disability insurance and sick leave. The Head of School is appointed by and is directly responsible to the Management Board and to the Board of Governors. How To Apply Expressions of interest, together with a CV, should be sent to Lister Hannah, Chairman, Management Board, heading the search, at headsearch@igbis.edu.my. On receipt, full application details will be forwarded.