Head of Secondary School

DPS-STS School, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Award winning Cambridge International curriculum school.

Applications are invited for the position of Head of Secondary School at DPS-STS School, commencing April or July 2021.



The school


With a strong record of success at Cambridge IGCSE, AS and A Level already well-established, the school commenced the implementation of the Cambridge Primary and Lower Secondary programmes in 2019. During 2020 DPS-STS school played a leading role in the establishment of quality online learning in Bangladesh, an initiative that was recognised internationally when the school was awarded the 2020 BETT MEA Award for Online Learning Strategy.

DPS-STS School has a strong programme of Professional Development and is a recognised centre for the Cambridge International PDQ (Professional Development Qualification).




2. Person specification


The successful candidate will be a close match to the following person specification:


Qualifications

A four year B. Ed OR subject degree with teaching diploma / certificate.

A relevant higher degree or Postgraduate Diploma in Education may be an advantage.

  • Experience and knowledge

Shortlisted candidates will have:


1. At least ten years teaching experience in an English-medium school.

2. At least two years experience of the Cambridge International curriculum as a teacher, department head or school leader.

3. Experience of successful educational leadership in a secondary school as a Head of Section or Dean of Academics or Head of Pastoral or similar secondary-wide position.

4. Knowledge of and commitment to the use of relevant Educational Technology.


  1. Possible standardised candidate online profile for long-listed candidates

A. NAME AND QUALIFICATIONS


Full name:

Bachelors degree (Drop down) Year of award (drop down) University or College:

Teaching qualification Year of award (drop down) University or College

Higher degree1 Year of award (drop down) University or College

Higher degree2 Year of award (drop down) University or College


B. EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE


B1 Current position


Title:

School or organisation:

Curriculum: (Drop down: Cambridge International; CBSE; International Baccalaureate; Other - specify)

Date of starting (drop down, month/year)


B2 Immediate position before current


Title:

School or organisation:

Curriculum: (Drop down: Cambridge International; CBSE; International Baccalaureate; Other - specify)

Date of starting (drop down, month/year)

Date of ending (drop down, month/year)


B3 Position before previous (if relevant)


Title:

School or organisation:

Curriculum: (Drop down: Cambridge International; CBSE; International Baccalaureate; Other - specify)

Date of starting (drop down, month/year)

Date of ending (drop down, month/year)


B4 Position before previous (if relevant)


Title

School or organisation:

Curriculum: (Drop down: Cambridge International; CBSE; International Baccalaureate; Other - specify)

Date of starting (drop down, month/year)

Date of ending (drop down, month/year)


C. CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE


C1 MOST RECENT


Working as (position):

School or organisation:

Date of starting (drop down, month/year)

Date of ending (drop down, month/year)


C2 PRIOR TO MOST RECENT, 1


Working as (position):

School or organisation:

Date of starting (drop down, month/year)

Date of ending (drop down, month/year)


C3 PRIOR TO MOST RECENT, 2


Working as (position):

School or organisation:

Date of starting (drop down, month/year)

Date of ending (drop down, month/year)


D. SHORT STATEMENT ABOUT LEARNING AND TEACHING


In no more than 300 words, describe the kind of student learning you value most, and the teaching style that supports this kind of learning.


E. SHORT STATEMENT ABOUT LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING


In no more than 300 words, describe how your leadership has supported and developed the kind of learning that you value.


F. PERSONAL DETAILS


F1 Citizenship: (Drop down)

F2 Date of Birth (Drop down)

F3 Gender: (Drop down)

F4 Marital status (Single; Married;)

F5 Name of spouse (if relevant)

F6 Number of children (if relevant): (Drop down)

F7 DOB of oldest child (Drop down)

F8 DOB of second child

F9 DOB of third child

F10 DOB of fourth child


G. DECLARATION


G1 I confirm that the information that I have provided is accurate and that all written statements are my own. (Tick box)

G2 Full name

G3 Date (Drop down)



The application process


The STS Group is seeking an experienced and well-qualified educational leader to join the school in April or July 2021 as Head of Secondary, when the next phase of the schools development gets under way. An attractive salary and benefits package is available to the successful appointee.


Interested candidates are invited to send a short letter of application (maximum 300 words) explaining how they match the person specification (below), accompanied by a current CV to:

shaharia.sultana@dpsstsschoool.org

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