Director of Academics (EDU-072)
Post Date: Dec 14, 2018
The Director of Academics (AD) is responsible for working with the vice president and the HQ curriculum & instruction team to evaluate, enhance, and expand academic offerings.
This position is in charge of applying international curriculum, managing the academic affairs of the international program, and is responsible for the achievement of academic goals and is a key member of the International Business Unit. The AD is responsible for overseeing, coaching and supporting classroom teachers to ensure that all international students reach their highest academic potential.
The school is part of a network of 42 private school campuses with over 40,000 students. Founded in 1999 in affiliation with prestigious Peking University, the school's vision is to provide international education and a global perspective to all students, giving them a competitive edge in the 21st century.
Director of Academics
-Create and monitor a comprehensive professional development plan for all teachers that includes orientation and mentoring of new teachers.
-Provide individual and school-wide instructional coaching that is data driven while ensuring that curriculum is aligned with relevant standards and assessments. This includes implementation of periodic standardized assessments that will provide data to inform instruction.
-Develop and oversee implementation of the Academic and School Improvement Plan.
-Co-develop and implement educational policies and programs, ensuring that they are carried out appropriately by all schools, students, parents, and staff.
-Lead the schools’ standards based instructional and assessment strategies to build and support a data driven culture where assessments are used to increase achievement and student learning.
-Observe, supervise, and help the international divisions of all schools in the implementation of curriculum.
-Assist with the textbook review and purchasing process.
-Coordinate in-house and international standardized assessments; including the development of in-house assessments and the organization of international standardized tests. To evaluate, track and share standardized test results with all appropriate parties.
-Engage the staff in intensive data analysis and results planning that will inform planning and instruction.
-Lead accreditation efforts and school improvement planning.
-Build a culture of sharing of effective practices among instructional staff by facilitating cross-class observations, co-planning sessions, and ad-hoc meetings as necessary.
-Serve as a consultant to teachers in matters of classroom management, teaching methods, and general school procedures; work with teachers on areas of weakness as well as best practices.
-Participate in the recruitment of international project faculty and staff.
-Teaching/Curriculum major preferred
-Native English speaker
-At least 3 years ESL or other subjects teaching experience
-At least 5 years management experience in international school or organizations
-Teachers training/evaluation ability
-Resource integration ability
-International Curriculum Operation and Management ability
-Familiarity with international curriculum, academic standards, and requirements, especially British\Australian\American course systems
-Familiarity with education law both in China and abroad
SALARY AND BENEFITS
-Negotiable based on qualifications and experience
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Director of Academics - Beijing - EDU-072