Head of Additional Needs

Salary:  $60,000 - $80,000 Location:  Singapore
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Job Description

OWIS is a full international school catering to students from 3-18 years of age. The school currently operates with 950 students growing to 1200 by August 2019. OWIS has state of the art classrooms, spacious grounds with sports facilities and an environment that supports outdoor learning. The school is built on the simple but important culture of kindness and we are passionate about IB learning and teaching. We offer academic rigor within a value-driven, inclusive community to nurture internationally-minded global citizens.

About the job

● To lead the successful delivery of LS/ EAL programs across the School. ● To inspire and enthuse members of the team, with a clear vision for the future direction of the Additional Needs Department. ● To develop clear and progressive programs for LS and EAL. ● Support the development of inclusion, equality of opportunity and respect for all students. ● To act as a role model to others, demonstrating high standards of professionalism in all aspects of leadership. ● To undertake regular audits and quality assurance checks to ensure that the highest standards are being achieved in all aspects of the department’s work. ● To monitor standards of teaching and learning within the department and implement strategies for sustained improvement. ● To oversee and support the professional development of all staff within the department through training and sharing of good practice opportunities. ● To co-ordinate the resources of the Department, giving support and guidance to relevant staff. ● To complete all administrative tasks in a timely and accurate manner. ● To maintain and review the Learning Support and EAL policies and agreed practices. ● To support the admissions process by evaluating students with a cause for concern before entry. ● To liaise with the Finance Department to maintain up to date billing information of the programs. ● Liaise with the Exams’ Officer with regards to access arrangements

Qualification requirements

Masters degree or above

Experience requirements

Minimum five (5) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher. (Qualified teacher status is a must) Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry-based learning. Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum. Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

Salary

$5,000 to $7,000 per month

School fee waiver, Medical Insurance, Annual Leaves

How to Apply

Please apply here - https://teachers.twosigmas.com/apply?schoolkey=atGGCk&jobkey=PZkJ6S&relocate=singapore

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