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20 Sep 2023

IB Early Years Lead at Aga Khan Education Service

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Job Description


The position

Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania (AKES, T), is a private, not for profit, service company registered under the Companies Act and operates three schools in Tanzania. The vision of AKES, T is to provide accessible, world-class education, which prepares students to become self-confident, open-minded articulate and ethical young people with academic qualifications to enable them to make productive contributions to their own community and the wider society. AKES, T is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of private development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people of all faiths and origins in specific regions of the developing world.AKES, T is looking to hire qualified candidate for the following positions based in Dar es Salaam:

IB EARLY YEARS LEAD 

The IB Early Years Lead will be responsible for the pedagogical and administrative activities  of the Aga Khan Nursery  School, provision of high-quality education and support the school’s positioning as an IB  World School of Excellence in Dar es Salaam

S/he will drive the academic and extra-curricular programmes of the school, provide leadership for the students and staff, monitor performance against targets and quality indicators, and oversee day-to-day operations of the school.

Key Responsibilities

  • To lead the school efficiently and effectively by ensuring compliance in IB  curriculum systems; student discipline and holistic education; parental & community relations; overall school operations
  • Strengthen the implementation and continued performance and success of the IB-PYP curriculum and monitor the PYP action plan, enabling the school to become a model school in the implementation of this curriculum.
  • To lead, and ensure the success of, the Aga Khan Nursery Section, Dar es Salaam, as an IB-PYP School
  • To provide an appropriate Early Years learning environment, with reference to the IB-PYP philosophy, where students have the opportunity to develop and grow intellectually, emotionally, physically and spiritually
  • In consultation with the Leadership team, develop annual objectives, school development plan and quality indicators that ensure the delivery of a relevant, high-quality education.
  • Ensure that appropriate systems are in place to meet and maintain authorization requirements for the IB.
  • Ensure systems are in place for tracking individual students and their progress through the school year and through the school, and identify areas where students need additional support to ensure “no child is left behind”.
  • To work collaboratively with staff and parents to set high expectations for all children and to ensure that they achieve their developmental potential through the IB-PYP and within the context of an Early Years setting
  • Staff management appraisal; and professional development;

The requirements

Applicants should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education/Master’s degree in Early Child Development or Education from an accredited university and with qualifications in IB  Years Programme Teaching.
  • At least three to five years experience in international curriculum schools, including experience in the International Baccalaureate system and at least two years leading the nursery  school
  • Good understanding of, and experience in, curriculum management, design, implementation and evaluation
  • Understanding of 21st-century education practices, strategies for raising students’ achievement and effective frameworks for school improvement planning and self-evaluation
  • Experience in the developing world

Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and names of three professional referees, emailed by  30th September 2023.

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Closing Date : 26th September, 2023.







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