Far East, China
Assistant Head of Primary
Location – Beijing
Job Purpose - With the Principal and other Assistant Heads, lead an effective, high- achieving, safe and thriving Primary School in line with the school’s ethos and the vision and mission.
Staff Deployment and Management:
Support the Head teacher in the recruitment of new staff to the Primary School;
Plan and manage the efficient deployment of staff;
Lead staff through a clear sense of direction with respect to students' learning;
The line management of designated Middle Leaders;
Lead the performance management of staff, including assessment against professional standards, work scrutinise, development of job descriptions, monitoring of attendance and punctuality, and the
development of a culture of accountability and collective responsibility;
Lead Professional Development of staff in the Primary school;
Develop and implement action plans for areas of teaching and learning that give cause for concern;
Foster an environment which creates an ethos of belonging, by demonstrating common sense, a willingness to listen with sensitivity to all staff needs and perceptions;
Administer all primary Examinations and retakes;
Develop and administer the primary school teaching department Budget;
Plan time tabling and subject options for the primary;
Ensure the effective use of manage bac as a tool to effectively communicate with students and parents;
Student Recruitment and Retention:
Supporting the Admissions Team on Primary student recruitment matters, including meeting and engaging with prospective students and parents;
New student orientation and induction;
Active management of student retention, including early intervention with parents of students considering leaving;
Support marketing of the programme to the community and prospective parents.
Parents and Community:
Monitor overall pattern of events in the Primary school calendar, and maintain a reliable diary of forthcoming events;
Lead and contribute to assemblies, presentations, and open days, building effective formal and informal communications with parents;
Establish strong parental links;
Develop relationships with Parent Representatives and other parent groups as appropriate;
Management of Parent-Teacher conferences, prize-giving and Primary Graduation;
Produce reports and newsletter articles on academic achievements in the primary school;
Learning Environment and Resources:
Contribute to the outstanding 'look and feel' of the Primary school, including general atmosphere, display material, electronic notice boards and tidiness;
Select cost effective and appropriate teaching and learning resources;
Developing and managing the after school activities programme to provide a broad and balanced offer that supports the curriculum and students' wider development for 1B students
Continual development through the identification and implementation of your own Personal Development Plan
Promote and adhere to the Company Vision and Values:
Opportunity -Focus, opportunities need to be meaningful, about achieving potential and making progress.
Impact -Focus, impact is about making a difference. It needs to be immediate, positive and lasting.
Leadership -Focus, leadership is about considering the team's needs as well as your own, setting inspiring examples, being supportive and showing real accountability and responsibility.
Respect-Focus, respect is about listening, being inclusive, showing tolerance and getting the little things right.
All staff are required to manage effective personal development as part of the Company's commitment to invest in staff as the key resource in the organisation
Each individual must ensure that they meet their statutory responsibilities and Company policies with regard to Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities and other relevant legislation.
Any other appropriate duties as allocated by the Principal