Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES) is a leading independent school group ("friskola") with academic results far above average and a diverse and energetic staff. Teaching is through both Swedish and English, with English the language of the corridors. IES is one of Sweden's largest school groups at "Grundskolan" with 43 schools and around 30,000 students across the country. IES has grown steadily and maintained quality since 1993.
More about the company and its schools can be found at www.engelska.se
About this vacancy
This is an exciting role for a motivated Assistant Principal to join an excellent school in a growing company. It is a highly visible leadership role with high expectations.
The Assistant Principal leads the school in pastoral affairs. You will build upon and implement behavior and welfare and special education systems in the school, enabling teachers to teach and students to learn. As part of the school leadership team you will work closely with the Principal, another Assistant Principal and an Academic Coordinator and you will have responsibility for the Student Care Team and Heads of Year.
The successful candidate will be a forward-thinking leader and positive role model, with the ability to inspire both students and staff. He/She will be autonomous and will follow through with school policies and their own ideas. He/She will be a strong presence around the school and always will be visible.
The ideal candidate has teaching qualifications, a proven track record in student support along with leadership experience. We feel that the right attitude is important, which is why we are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, focused and resilient to the day-to-day pressures that working in education can bring.
Internationella Engelska Skolan Hässelby is a Swedish compulsory educational school, years 4 to 9. The school is bilingual (Swedish and English) and about half of our outstanding teachers and staff come from abroad, lending the school a strong international profile. The school opened in August 2011, and is a 3 parallel school with about 570 students. We provide an international and stimulating environment, where commitment, professionalism, tough love and the English language are common denominators.
The school is located in Hässelby Strand, about a 3 minute walk from the tunnelbana station. Our goal is to be the best school in Hässelby for our students, for their parents and for our staff.
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