Ofertas de Empleo

Director of English and Multilingualism

ISP Schools

Educación / Capacitación

Jefe Área/Sección/Depto./Local

Vacantes: 1

Publicado: 20/09/2021

Finaliza: 19/11/2021

The main purpose of this role will be to work with the Regional Director of Learning and within ISP’s learning framework to direct and lead schools to systematically improve their English (senior leadership teams, teachers, students and where possible, parents). This will mean working with different aspects of English as a second language - including language learning improvement within the curriculum (including supporting multilingual learning by ensuring less widely spoken languages are fostered and embracing multi linguistic and multicultural learning) as well as supporting language learning alongside content which will include training, curricula development, learning methodologies, teaching/learning resources, formative and summative assessments, certifications etc. It is expected for this role to develop a comprehensive knowledge of each school and a close relationship with the management teams of each one to promote the achievement of the goals established in this field.

The Director of Multilingualism leads and directs all aspects of the institution's international programs including oversee programs, learning experiences, faculty affairs, and academic supportive service. The role is in charge of:

- Setting strategic goals for Language for the region.
- Ensuring that the curriculum remains current and is in compliance with accreditation standards.
- Develop and implement strategies to attract and retain students and faculty.
- Oversees the operations of the Buddy Exchange programme, international admissions process and English language programs.
- Oversees the department budget and management of expenditures throughout the year.

The candidate should drive the following ISP strategic bilingual or multilingual goals in the region:

- Every student will develop proficiency in at least one world language (usually English), alongside their home language.
- Every student will be provided with opportunities to interact socially and academically in English
- Multilingualism will be integral to learning across the curriculum and beyond.
- Teachers will be competent in applying strategies to help students develop their confidence in learning English across the curriculum.

We need a highly capable and experienced professional with excellent communication/interpersonal skills to lead change and improvement in this critically important area. This role will involve careful and capable planning, a collegial, sensitive and diplomatic approach to bringing about sustained, measurable change, the ongoing provision of professional learning and orientation for a range of schools with different curricula, different levels of English language provision, pedagogical approach but all with a focus on evidence-based learning.

The post will be based in the Regional Office (Presidente Riesco, Las Condes, Chile) and will require travel within region.

ISP Vision
To be the leading international schools group of quality and scale, with schools of choice recognised across local communities and the global education sector for amazing learning, ambition and growth.

ISP Purpose

We are a focused, growing and secure group of schools. All our schools:
- Help children and students learn to levels that amaze them.
- Inspire children and students to be successful now and equip them to be successful later.
- Are truly international, working in partnerships within and across regions, cultures and languages.
- Aim to be the first choice for children, students and their families, wherever we are.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Master's degree in educational administration, curriculum and instruction, linguistics, or English as a Second Language, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, or related field. Five years of successful ESL teaching experience with English language learners in English medium schools.
• Leadership Experience.
• Qualified Teachers Status.
• Bilingual in English and Spanish.
• Knowledge of Curriculums, British, American, IB, IPC.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Demonstrated successful experience in bilingual and/or language immersion programs, and in developing effective program models for English language learners.
• Demonstrated success of change management.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
• Fluent in English & Spanish.
• Results orientation
• Planification and organization
• Skills in collaboration. Demonstrable experience and skills in building positive and productive relationships, with colleagues and other stakeholders.
• High level of IT literacy.
• Enthusiastic, Motivated.
• Experience in overseeing curriculum.
• Keen interest in language learning across the curriculum.
• Experienced in teaching.
• Experience in managing budgets.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
• Knowledge of South American Market and Education.
• Teaching through the IB or other international curricula.
• Subject teaching experience.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

• An open and participative style with excellent leadership/communication skills and commercial acumen.
• Resilient and able to work under pressure.

Application Process
Safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are therefore subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering their previous employment including:

• An enhanced DBS disclosure / police check from country of residence / birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.
• The receipt of at least two satisfactory references (one of which must be your university tutor and the other your current / most recent employer).
• Original ID documentation and examination certificates.

Detalle Oferta:

Región:
Metropolitana de Santiago
Comuna:
Las Condes
Jornada
Mixta (teletrabajo + Presencial)

Requisitos

Requisitos Minimos:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Master's degree in educational administration, curriculum and instruction, linguistics, or English as a Second Language, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, or related field.
• Leadership Experience.
• Qualified Teachers Status.
• Bilingual in English and Spanish.
• Knowledge of Curriculums, British, American, IB, IPC.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Demonstrated successful experience in bilingual and/or language immersion programs, and in developing effective program models for English language learners.
• Demonstrated success of change management.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
• Fluent in English & Spanish.
• High level of IT literacy.
• Skills in collaboration.
• Experienced in teaching.
• Keen interest in language learning across the curriculum.
• Experience in managing budgets.
• Experience in overseeing curriculum.
Experiencia Mínima:
Desde 7 años
Estudios mínimos:
Universitaria
Situación Académica:
Graduado
Habilidades:
Carrera:
Idiomas Requeridos:
  • Inglés

    Escrito: alto - Hablado: alto - Traducción: alto

Preguntas

Pregunta 1:
Please specify your degree and university.
Debes ingresar con tu cuenta para responder esta pregunta.
Pregunta 2:
Level of english according to CEFR
Debes ingresar con tu cuenta para responder esta pregunta.
Pregunta 3:
Phone number and email
Debes ingresar con tu cuenta para responder esta pregunta.
Pregunta 4:
Please describe your experience relevant to this role
Debes ingresar con tu cuenta para responder esta pregunta.
Pregunta 5:
Monthly liquid income claim
Debes ingresar con tu cuenta para responder esta pregunta.

Ofertas relacionadas

Linde High Lift Chile S.A
22-10-2021
Importante empresa del rubro industrial se encuentra en la búsqueda de Jefe de Logística y Centro de Distribución.Importante Multinacional líder en el mercado de maquinaria, est...
Empresa Confidencial
22-10-2021
Somos una importante empresa nacional y te invitamos a postular al cargo de Jefe de compras para liderar y asegurar el proceso de compras (nacionales e importadas) en precio, tiempo...
Empresa Confidencial
22-10-2021
Empresa industrial líder en la fabricación de sistemas plásticos para la construcción, agricultura, minería e industria, se encuentra en búsqueda de un Responsable para el área...
Megamedia S.A.
21-10-2021
Somos una gran comunidad que está cambiando la industria de los medios y los contenidos, con el propósito de tener un rol e impacto significativo en el ánimo de nuestra...