High School Principal - ACS Egham at ACS International Schools in UK
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High School Principal - ACS Egham
ACS International Schools (UK)

Jan 14, 22
Jan 30, 22

School Details

THE ONLY UK SCHOOL TO OFFER ALL FOUR IB PROGRAMMES, ACS EGHAM BLENDS THE OLD WITH THE NEW AT ITS CUTTING-EDGE DEDICATED INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE CENTRE.

Just 25 miles from London, the beautiful countryside grounds and buildings gives the school a village feel, whilst the advanced international baccalaureate curriculum allows for a truly modern learning experience. We’re home to boys and girls aged 4 to 18, and 160 expert faculty and staff, from around the world. Our global outlook, academic excellence, differentiated instruction, and rich co-curricular experiences enable our graduates to leave us with outstanding Diploma scores and attendance at top universities around the world.

Facilities

Providing a great all-round education requires an amazing range of facilities. That is why we have spent £11m over the past seven years ensuring ACS Egham remains an outstanding educational environment.

Our beautifully landscaped campus features:

21 acre site with Mansion House and playing fields
700 square foot Design Technology and Art Maple Annexe with 3D printer and laser cutter plus interactive modular classrooms
Woodlee Sports centre with Dance Studio, Fitness suite, Indoor climbing wall, two FIBA-sized Basketball courts that can also convert to 8 badminton courts and an outdoor traversing wall
Magnolia Science wing with 5 labs and a prep room
2 IT labs
Student Centre with Performing Arts Centre
Dedicated IB centre for Grades 11 and 12
2 libraries
3 Music Practice Rooms as well as dedicated Music classrooms
Forest school with Pond and Chickens with coop

Position Qualifications

Commitment to excellence in education, and a commitment to their own professional development
Experience of the IB, NEASC and ISI evaluation, accreditation and inspection protocols
A genuine and proven interest in K-12 curriculum articulation
A proven track record as a successful teacher and educational leader within an international school setting.
A high degree of emotional intelligence, allied with outstanding interpersonal skills.
A collaborative approach to team working.
Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
Commitment to nurturing staff professional growth and supporting staff initiative
A creative and innovative approach to curriculum design and delivery
Commitment to nurturing student leadership and responsibility
An innovative, reflective and analytical thinker
Thoughtful commitment to the role of technology in supporting teaching and learning.
A relevant Master’s degree (or equivalent qualification in school leadership) from an internationally-recognised university/college

Salary and Benefits

Annual Salary: £72k - 80k

Full benefits here: https://www.acs-schools.com/working-acs

Key Duties

Develop an ethos throughout the High School of openness, respect, collaboration, enquiry and innovation.
Oversee, throughout the High School Grades, the development and implementation of a coherent, consistently documented curriculum that is consistent with the school’s mission, vision and philosophy of teaching and learning
Develop short and medium-term staffing plans for High School to further the school’s mission and aims.
Ensure that appropriate professional development opportunities are made available to staff members and that the benefits of these to both the staff member and to the school are maximized
Motivate the students to achieve high standards of academic excellence and to play a full part in the life of the School.
Oversee the range of range of academic, career and social/ emotional guidance services for students in the Division to ensure best practice is adopted, children’s and young people’s welfare is safe-guarded and high standards are maintained.
Coordinate the design and implementation of a schedule of classes within High School to implement the school’s teaching and learning philosophy.
Conduct appraisals of teaching staff, within the framework established by school policy.
Maintain good understanding of ideas, debates and practice within High School

Application Instructions:

Please send your Cover letter, CV and list of references to the attention of Hayley Hewett hhewett@acs-schools.com

Or use the link below

https://www.acs-schools.com/working-acs/high-school-principal-egham

Did You Know…?

Senior Associate Gez Hayden led the first international school authorized to offer all three IB programs in China.