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Oct 19, 2023
Nov 30, 2023
École Mondiale is a unique continuum IB World school in India, delivering three International Baccalaureate (lB) Programmes - the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP). It is a coeducational school catering to the needs of the citizens of Mumbai, the diplomatic and consular corps, multinational companies and the expatriate community living in Mumbai. The programme, from Nursery to Grade 12, is delivered in English.
École Mondiale is located in the prominent “Bollywood” suburb of Juhu, 30-35 minutes from the city center and close to wide sandy beaches and shopping malls. The school utilizes leadership and management applications widely used in other international schools and recognized by International Educational Associations.
Inspiring our community to be inclusive and empathetic leaders who celebrate diversity and contribute towards a peaceful and more sustainable world.
Providing a high-quality education that encourages resilient learners to explore, engage and excel, positively transforming the school, local and global communities.
We define high quality learning as:
Student centered and focused on all learners making excellent progress from their starting points.
We define Global Citizenship as:
- being aware of, learning about and understanding the world beyond ourselves; our planet, all people and species with whom we share it;
- Demonstrating and promoting values of compassion, respect and acceptance for all people, diverse cultures and beliefs; embracing cultural differences and commonalities; and
- Taking personal responsibility and working interdependently to create local and global sustainable solutions for a more peaceful, inclusive and united world.
We define inter cultural learning as:
Recognizing culture and developing respect
Reflecting on intercultural experiences and taking responsibility
Interacting and empathizing with others.
We define Digital Citizenship as:
The norms of behavior regarding technology use. This includes electronic exchange of information, responsibility for electronic actions, physical safety, and well-being in a digital world.
As a three programme IB continuum school, inquiry-based learning and learning conceptually are central to the learning journey of all students. All the IB programmes emphasize throughout an understanding of both global and local contexts and focus on team work and collaboration. Student agency means that student involvement as partners in their learning leads to the role of a teacher becoming a facilitator for learning. They are encouraged to use their own initiative and to develop into independent learners with a strong desire to think critically. In order to achieve the mission students are involved in service learning throughout their journey in the school.
The school senior leadership team (LT) consists of the Principal, Head of Secondary and Head of Primary. The school is well served with a team of teaching staff including highly qualified expatriate and local Heads of Departments, IB Curriculum coordinators and teachers; each selected after an extensive search process to ensure the best fit for the programmes offered. In order to provide the best learning environment for our students, the teacher student ratios are kept low.
Students enjoy outstanding facilities that provide not only support to the educational offering, but opportunities for development in the sports, and the various arts. As well, the spirit of and commitment to service plays a key component to the all-around development and growth of our students in terms of local and global awareness.
École Mondiale is purpose built and offers a wide choice of activities in and out of the school, with excellent facilities to support the learning process - these include an auditorium, two multipurpose halls for sports, a swimming pool, a splash pool for the Early Years, a well-equipped gymnasium, Indoor Basketball court,5 state-of-the-art science laboratories, 2 libraries, an audiovisual room, 3 music rooms, 3 computer centers, 2 drama & dance studios, 3 art and design studios, design technology studios, medical room, 2 canteens and children's play areas. The entire school is built to provide a comfortable learning experience in a temperature-controlled environment. In addition, all primary classrooms are equipped to support an inquiry-based programme. Throughout the secondary years, students bring their own device (BYOD) while at the primary level learning is supported by iPad, laptops, and access to the computer labs.
École Mondiale is accredited by CIS (Council of International Schools), and is a member of ECIS (European Councils of International Schools), TAISI (The Association of International Schools of India) and is an Associate Member of NESA (Near East South Asia) and the Council of Overseas Schools.
- Previous experience as a Head of Secondary is desirable.
- Experience of working in a proprietary school or equivalent is desirable.
- Experience and knowledge of MYP and DP is essential.
- Experience with accreditation/authorization processes, e.g., CIS accreditation and IB re-authorization is desirable.
- A postgraduate qualification (Masters) is preferred.
Preferred Skills/Personal characteristics:
- A good communicator (honest, people orientated and a good listener)
- Demonstrates and models the attributes of the IB Learner Profile
- Be student centered in approach
- Capacity to lead, motivate and support staff towards developing continuous improvement
- Experience dealing with challenging situations
- Collaborative style
- Community spirit-minded
- Able to engender confidence within the school and wider community
- An excellent networker
- Positive yet realistic
SALARY AND BENEFITS
École Mondiale is seeking a candidate who believes in long term tenure at one place. The remuneration package is competitive and will be dependent on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Benefits include furnished housing, utility allowance, comprehensive medical insurance, life and disability allowance, annual home leave, airfares at the beginning and end of contract, settling in allowance, shipping in and out allowance and professional development opportunities. Up to two school-aged children receive free tuition. Airfares and insurance coverage applies to the spouse and up to two dependent children.
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HOW TO APPLY:
CV, covering letter no more than one page, recent photo and a list of three referees
30th November 2023
For further information please visit the school website at www.ecolemondiale.org;