Head of Early Years (KS1), Cologne, Germany

Closing date:Expiring soon

St George's the English International SchoolCologne, Germany

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Early Years (KS1)

St George’s the English International School, Cologne, Germany.

St George’s School seeks a well-qualified professional to lead our Key Stage 1 Department (ages 5-7), to begin August, 2018.

The School

Serving the international community in Cologne for almost 30 years, St George’s School combines an enriching curriculum with family orientated care. The school has grown from small beginnings into a thriving community of over 750 pupils, aged from 2-18 and representing more than 40 nationalities. 

The National Curriculum is taught throughout the school, and we offer the IB Diploma in our Sixth form. 

One of a group of four schools located across Germany, St George’s offers the successful applicant an exciting range of opportunities for professional development and growth across the school group. 

The Location

Located on a new, purpose built campus on the outskirts of Cologne, St George’s School enjoys direct transport links to the city centre, as well as to the greater area of Cologne-Bonn. 

Germany’s fourth largest city, Cologne is a dynamic and vibrant cultural centre, with a large and diverse international community. Situated in the heart of Europe, Cologne offers a high standard of living, as well as numerous opportunities for travel and cultural discovery. 

Cologne-Bonn airport is located only 20km from the school, with many daily flights to the UK, and a high speed rail service connects Cologne to London, via Brussels.

The Role

We seek to appoint an experienced lower primary school leader. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and forward thinking professional, who is able to build on the excellent work of their predecessor. 

All pupils in our KS1 Department follow the National Curriculum. The core language of tuition is English with German language lessons provided to all pupils. 

The Head of Early Years is an important member of the school’s management team. This appointment requires an excellent communicator with a proven record in leading staff, whilst promoting whole school interests and requirements. Experience managing budgets, driving action plans, promoting pupil progress and welfare, as well as working closely with parents, is essential to this role.

Please download our application pack for detailed information. For further details, and to make an application, please visit our website: 

http://www.stgeorgesschool.de/st-george-s-schools/careers/welcome

Only applications made through our on-line system will be considered. 

Applications should be submitted by the closing date of 2nd March 2018. The school reserves the right to contact outstanding applicants in advance of this deadline.

St George’s is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will therefore be subject to enhanced background checks. 

For any inquires relating to this role, please do not hesitate to contact us directly:

Mr. P. Dickinson

Academic and Recruiting Director. 

E-mail: recruitment@stgeorgesschool.de

Tel: 0049 2233 808870



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Cologne Campus, Husarenstrasse 20, Cologne, 50997, Germany
Telephone: +49 2233 80887 0
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