Vice Principal English and International Studies

Required languages

EnglishProficient

Seniority / Experience

SeniorTeaching in schools (not TEFL)

Location

Prague

Type of job

Full-time

Required education

University

  • Mobile phone
  • Notebook
  • Courses and training
  • Caffeteria
  • Company events and teambuilding
  • More than 5 weeks of vacation

The Sunny Canadian International School in Jesenice near Prague is looking for a new Vice Principal English and International Studies


About us: 

SCIS consists of four parts: an English Kindergarten (ages 2-6), a bilingual Elementary School first stage (Grades 1-5), bilingual Second Stage (Grades 6-9), and bilingual High School (grades 10-13). In the Elementary and High Schools, approximately half of the curriculum content is delivered in Czech and half in English. The maximum number of students in classes are 14 for Kindergarten, 21 for Elementary, and 25 for high school. We are located in a suburb of Prague with a modern, purpose built, school building, a large green space playground, and a forest nearby. About 80% of children come from Czech families and 20% from various nationalities or multilingual families. We have a unique bilingual curriculum, accredited by both the Czech Ministry of Education and Cambridge International Examinations. Teachers are urged and expected to use interactive, hands-on instruction, making good use of outdoor learning where possible. 


About you: 

Sunny Canadian International School (SCIS) employs energetic, enthusiastic, and creative teachers who are interested in living in the beautiful and historic city of Prague, Czech Republic. Our Vice-Principals work in a close knit, supportive team, across multiple phases of the school. Leadership is highly collaborative and requires strong team players for the best outcomes. Preference is given to EU passport-holders and registered Czech residents.


Skills & Qualifications

Essential:

University bachelors - pedagogical degree or supplementary teaching qualification (PGCE or similar)

5+ years working full time in education

Fluent Czech and documentable Advanced English (C1)

Working experience in the field of education is an advantage

Excellent organizational skills, superb communication

Ability to handle pressure and stressful situations

Leadership qualities, experience with organization management

The abilities to plan strategically, think analytically and a creative approach


Desirable

Previous experience of education management

Masters degree in education or related field

Experience of multiple phases of education

Prior experience with Cambridge English exams, Jolly Phonics, Alberta Curriculum, IGCSE, Advanced Placement Programs, Czech Maturita

Project management, HR and recruitment experience

 

We Offer:

Competitive salary and benefits

Employment contract starting in the summer of 2021

Possibility of personal growth and participation in the innovative development of the school

Space to use your own ideas

Friendly international team

Modern working environment in beautiful surroundings

Use of school car




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