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Assistant Principal

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 37 schools and around 26,800 students across the country. IES has grown steadily and maintained quality since 1993.

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This is an exciting role for a motivated Assistant Principal to join an excellent school in a growing company. It is a highly visible leadership role with high expectations.

The Assistant Principal (Student Care for Years 7-9) leads the school in 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 Year 7-9 Student Care Team and Heads of Years 7-9. 

The successful candidate will be a forward-thinking leader and positive role model, with the ability to inspire both students and staff. They will be autonomous and will follow through with school policies and their own ideas. They will be a strong presence around the school and always will be 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. This position is an acting position with a view to make it permanent.

Internationella Engelska Skolan Älvsjö is a Swedish compulsory educational school, years 4 to 9. The school is bilingual (Swedish and English) and about half of our outstanding teachers and staff come from abroad, lending the school a strong international profile. The school opened in August 2016, growing into full capacity by academic year 2019/20 with four parallel classes in years 4 to 9 comprising just over 760 students and 80 staff members. We provide an international and stimulating environment, where commitment, professionalism, tough love and the English language are common denominators.

The school is located in newly renovated buildings in Älvsjö, a two-minute walk from the pendeltåg station. Our goal is to be the best school in Älvsjö for our students, for their parents and for our staff.

Start date:     As soon as possible

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Principal: Ann Nesemann:  Please send in your application to:

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