Leader for Learning
WTF of 1.0
The International School Eindhoven is seeking a Leader for Learning.
Function: Leader for Learning
The Leader for Learning
●        Is, first and foremost, an exemplary and knowledgeable teacher who is able to skilfully demonstrate a wide range of instructional strategies, tools, and techniques while differentiating to meet the needs of our diverse learners
●        Creates challenging, safe, supportive, and inspiring environments for learning for students and staff
●        Embraces a growth mindset and a culture of feedback for growth; as demonstrated through the ability to give supportive and meaningful feedback to colleagues and the ability to receive and use feedback
●        Welcomes collaboration and promotes effective teamwork
●        Has a substantial knowledge of learning theories (including adult learning), educational psychology, and research-based instructional practices
●        Is innovative and dedicated to school development
●        Demonstrates a coaching style of leadership
●        Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Specific Result Areas:
The Leader for Learning is expected to
●        Lead and direct education across the Primary Department.
●        Ensure our curriculum and instruction is of excellent caliber and exemplifies our school mission.
●        Plan and lead professional development that is differentiated for our diverse staff and leads to growth in classroom practices
●        Support colleagues with unit design that fulfils curriculum objectives and develops our student competencies, and incorporates our pillars of instruction (Universal Design for Learning, Culturally Responsive Teaching, and deep and authentic learning).
●        Review assessment practices and analyse data to identify schoolwide trends, make recommendations and develop our instructional programme
●        Plan and facilitate meetings
●        Consider the health and wellbeing of students and staff throughout all aspects of school life (safeguarding)
●        Work collaboratively with the EN coordinators to ensure that our curriculum, instruction, and  assessments are accessible to our students
●        Develop policies
●        Support and coach staff in their professional growth, including monitoring staff professional development requirements
●        An educational degree in primary education, with preferably a higher degree related to leadership and or curriculum design.
●        Over 10 years’ experience as an elementary teacher, preferably within an international school.
●        Knowledge of key developments in elementary education including latest pedagogic techniques, and practices in assessment for learning.
●        Knowledge of, and the ability to apply, a range of learning and psychological theories; counselling and coaching skills.
●        The ability to act as a critical friend in providing professional feedback following lesson observations, and in offering ideas/guidance for a colleague’s professional development.
●        Competency in organising, planning and managing educational events and activities.
●        Competency in maintaining professional relationships and managing conflict.
●        Be a skilful communicator both orally and in writing, and preferably a bilingual speaker.
Working conditions:
●        This will be a temporary appointment until the end of the school year, with the possibility for it to become a permanent appointment.
●        Grading scale takes place in L12 (min. € 2.812,- max € 5.070,- at 1,0 FTE).
●        Good benefits.
Safeguarding Statement:
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to rigorous recruitment checks.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a vibrant and expanding school. Should you be interested in applying for this position, please send an email including the following: (1) a cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in and qualifications for this position; (2) a current cv, including phone numbers, e-mail address; and (3) the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of 2 referees to and marked for the attention of Joan Roach, Head of the ISE Primary International.

More details about the vacancy ISE Primary Leader for Learning, including the full job description, are available from Ms Joan Roach, Head of Primary International, who can be reached by phoning (internal) 3041 or (040) 251 94 37.

The closing date for applications is Friday 24th September

Stichting Internationaal en Lokaal Funderend Onderwijs
Stedelijk College Eindhoven

Locatie Oude Bossche Baan
Oude Bossche Baan 20
5624 AA  Eindhoven
telefoon: 040-264 53 64

Locatie Henegouwenlaan

Henegouwenlaan 2
5628 WK  Eindhoven
telefoon: 040-264 57 77

Strabrecht College

Grote Bos 2
5666 AZ Geldrop
telefoon: 040-2867715

International School Eindhoven (ISE)

Primary School and Secondary School IB (MYP/DP)

Oirschotsedijk 14-B
5651 GC Eindhoven
telefoon: 040-251 94 37