The International Community School, Amman, is a school with a bold vision and a big heart. The global home of #themonalisaeffect, the school is a world leader in the use of student-level data to ensure every child can tread a learning and wellbeing road which is personalised to their strengths and needs. One of the most international of international schools in the Middle East, ICS is proud to offer ‘the world in one classroom’, and, through its determination that all stakeholders #makethepoint in everything they do, adopts a trailblazing determination to engage with and serve its local, regional and global community.
Due to the departure of the current post holder after almost 10 years of service, the school is seeking to recruit an outstanding and inspirational Deputy Head of Secondary to join our young, cohesive and friendly team from August 2018. As a key member of the Academic Leadership team, the Deputy Head of Secondary will be a driving force in the continued development of the Secondary phase.
The ideal applicant will be an outstanding Assistant Head or Deputy Head, keen to spread their leadership wings in a dynamic, vibrant and pioneering school, and aspiring to headship in due course. Applicants should be UK qualified (or equivalent), and able to embody the school’s core values at all times. They should be optimistic, open-minded and collaborative, and always reflective on their own practice and how it can better meet the attitudinal and aptitudinal needs of each and every student. Crucially, they should be able to demonstrate an expert knowledge and understanding of best practice in curriculum, assessment and learning, and to lead, manage and inspire a talented team of Heads of Faculty. This position is as unique as our school.
Applicants are strongly advised closely to consult the attached Job Description and Person Specification for a detailed description of the role and the specific profile of the ideal candidate.
ICS offers a highly competitive package, including:
- A generous, tax-free salary for the duration of a two-year contract;
- A comprehensive programme of Continuous Professional Learning;
- A thorough and detailed induction programme;
- Fully-furnished, 2-3 bedroom accommodation;
- An annual utilities allowance;
- Annual return flights;
- Comprehensive medical insurance;
- Free tuition for up to two children;
- Free transportation to and from the school;
The International Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.
ICS is an equal opportunities employer.
To find out more about the school please click here for further information, or you can view our recruitment video here.
To apply for the position, please complete our online application form here.
The deadline for applications will be 9am (GMT) on Thursday 4th January 2018.
Face-to-face interviews will take place in London from 14th to 23rd January 2018, and at the London CIS Recruitment Fair. Where a candidate is unable to attend an interview in London, the school will consider a Skype interview instead.
Should you require any further information about the position, or if you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact Abeer Ardekani, HR Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.