Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES) is a leading independent school group ("friskola") with academic results far above average and a diverse and energetic staff. Teaching is through both Swedish and English, with English the language of the corridors. IES is one of Sweden's largest school groups at "Grundskolan" with 36 schools and around 25,600 students across the country. IES has grown steadily and maintained quality since 1993.
More about the company and its schools can be found at www.engelska.se
Biträdande Rektor / Assistant Principal IES Skärholmen
This is an exciting role for a high-potential Assistant Principal to join an excellent school in a growing company. It is a highly visible leadership role with high expectations.
The Assistant Principal (Pastoral) leads the school forward on pastoral affairs. You will build upon and implement behavior and welfare systems in the school, enabling teachers to teach and students to learn. As part of the school leadership team you will work closely with the Principal and Academic Manager and have responsibility for the Student Care Teams, Heads of Years and for the school’s house system.
The successful candidate will be a forward-thinking leader and positive role model, with the ability to inspire both students and staff. They will enjoy autonomy and follow through on ideas. They will be a strong presence around the school, always visible.
The ideal candidate has teaching qualifications, a proven track record in pastoral support along with leadership experience. We feel that the right attitude is important, which is why we are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, focused and resilient to the day-to-day pressures that working in education can bring.
Internationella Engelska Skolan in Skärholmen is a Swedish compulsory educational school, grades 4 to 9. The school is bilingual (Swedish and English) and about half of our excellent teachers and staff come from abroad, lending the school a strong international profile.