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Job Description

Head of Department "O & A Levels" is responsible for leading the IGCSE Programme at Premier American School (PAS) and has obligation towards the academic excellance & needs of the IGCSE students.

  • Establishing goals and expectations: includes the setting, communication and monitoring of learning goals, standards and expectations, and the involvement of staff and others in the process so that there is clarity and consensus about goals.
  • Strategic resourcing: involves aligning resource selection and allocation to priority goals. This includes the provision of appropriate expertise through involvement in staff appointments.
  • Planning, coordinating and evaluating teaching and the curriculum: direct involvement in the support and evaluation of teaching through regular classroom visits and provision of formative and summative feedback to teachers. Direct oversight of curriculum through school wide coordination across subjects and year levels and alignment to school goals.
  • Promoting and participating in teacher learning and development: leadership that not only promotes but directly participates with teachers in formal or informal professional learning.
  • Ensuring an orderly and supportive environment: protecting time for teaching and learning by reducing external pressures and interruptions and establishing an orderly and supportive environment both inside and outside classrooms.

This role also includes but not limited to;

  • Being accessible and available to students to respond to their questions and concerns.
  • Clarifying academic policies, school regulations, program requirements, procedures, and other school information.
  • Maintaining professional integrity, confidentiality, respect, and sensitivity in advising.
  • Helping students define and develop educational plans; assisting in the selection of appropriate course work and opportunities to achieve students goals.
  • Respecting students individual needs and diversity.
  • Assisting students to independently monitor their progress toward achieving their educational and career goals.
  • Informing students of the roles and responsibilities of the advisor/student relationship.

This job description may be amended at any time following discussion between the principal and member of staff, to be reviewed annually.

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Plus teaching qualification (or equivalent) from recognized institution (preferred)
Career Level:
Department Head
3 Years - 5 Years (Experience in an international school environment (preferred))
Apply Before:
Aug 30, 2017
Posting Date:
Jul 31, 2017
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Education/Training · 51-100 employees - Lahore

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