High School Assistant Principal: Curriculum and Assessment

St Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia (SJIIM) is a Lasallian International School (3 to 18 years). It prepares students for the IGCSE and IB Diploma examinations with an emphasis upon research-based teaching pedagogy and a character-building programme of activities inspired by the school’s Lasallian heritage, including service, sport, music, adventure and drama.

SJIIM is seeking an outstanding and inspirational High School Assistant Principal whose passion and experience will transform the outcomes of our students. The successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to join the staff of this ambitious new international school.

The School is committed to delivering an outstanding Assistant Principal that will meet the needs of pupils at all levels. We are committed to securing the highest possible standards of teaching and learning in this area to ensure that our pupils will flourish as successful Global Citizens. There will be a very strong extra-curricular offer and the successful candidate will be expected to make a significant contribution to this programme.

Primary Purpose:

The High School Assistant Principal: Curriculum and Assessment is accountable for all aspects of curriculum and assessment for students in Years 7-13.

Position in Context:

The High School Assistant Principal: Curriculum and Assessment is responsible to the High School Principal for all academic issues in Years 7-13. The High School Assistant Principal: Curriculum and Assessment is a member of the High School Senior Leadership Team and as such is expected to contribute to the strategic and operational planning and policy development of the High School.
The High School Assistant Principal: Curriculum and Assessment works with the High School Principal, AP Character and Wellbeing, Teaching and Learning Leader, Pupil Profile Leader and Heads of Department to oversee and further develop the curriculum and academic needs of students in Years 7-13.

Personal Specifications:

  • Leadership skills consistent with the HS culture
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to engage and motivate members of staff (academic and administrative)
  • Knowledge of tracking student academic progress
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the UK National Curriculum, IGCSE and IBDP courses
  • Knowledge of reporting systems
  • Knowledge of rigorous assessment models
  • Knowledge of, and interest in, policy development and implementation
  • Ability to work collaboratively, develop effective relationships and establish productive partnerships
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

Major Activities:

  • Assessment.
  • Curriculum compliance and communication.
  • Reporting and Options procedures (including SLC/PTC systems).
  • Key school activities pertaining to Years 7-13 students.
  • Performance development and professional development of staff in the High School.
  • School policy and documentation preparation and compliance.
  • Register and act as the IBDP Coordinator.
  • Direct reports.
  • Teaching.
  • General/administration.

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic, state of the art environment
  • A caring, inclusive Lasallian school committed to holistic education
  • A school-wide commitment to accelerating and deepening pupils’ learning
  • A highly effective team committed to supporting each other
  • Excellent professional development opportunities to support the delivery of cutting edge practice
  • Highly competitive teachers’ pay and conditions

SJII Malaysia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will therefore, be subject to a DBS check.

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How To Apply:

  1. Complete the application form at this link.
  2. A letter of application (maximum 2 pages)
  3. A curriculum vitae

Send the above to joinus@sji-international.edu.my
Please indicate clearly in the subject portion of the email which post you are applying for.