Head of Humanities, Jordan

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International Community School, Amman, JordanJordan

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

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.

ICS is looking to appoint a Head of Humanities to join our young, cohesive and friendly team from August 2018. 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 have the skills, experience and vision to provide effective leadership of the Humanities Faculty, which consists of History, Geography, Global Citizenship and BTEC Travel and Tourism.

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;
  • An end-of-contract bonus of one month’s salary.

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 view our recruitment video here.
 
To apply for the position, please send an up to date CV, together with a detailed letter of application outlining your suitability for the position, addressed to Matthew Savage, Principal, at hr@ics.edu.jo.
 
We reserve the right to make an appointment as soon as we have found the right candidate, and so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Face-to-face interviews will take place in London in January, and via Skype.
 
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 hr@ics.edu.jo.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Um El-Basateen, PO Box 2002, Amman, 11181, Jordan
Telephone: +962 6 479 0666
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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 r...