Deputy Principal/Principal

  • 5001 – 7500
  • Selangor – Petaling Jaya
  • Anywhere

Industry : Special Needs Children

• The Deputy Principal works collaboratively to direct and nurture all members of the school staff and to communicate effectively with parents with the aim of achieving academic excellence.
• Responsibilities for overall management of curriculum development and implementation.

• Responsible for overall management oversight on educational policy and curriculum development and implementation, its monitoring and evaluation.
• Assists with the annual objectives for the instructional, extracurricular, and therapeutic programmes.
• Assists with student intake oversight, overall assessment, admissions and placement.
• Assists as the overall supervisory case manager for teachers implementing treatment methods which adheres to set educational standards and procedures.
• Coordinates the organisation of Individual Education Plans and meeting with teachers and support staff each term to establish targets and review progress.
• Provides oversight on student progress on weekly/ monthly/ term basis and related evaluation on treatment efficacy and effectiveness.
• Responsible to provide oversight, guidance and advice to teaching staff on teaching strategies and methods.
• Provides and identifies opportunities for professional training, guidance and mentoring to teachers on selected topics.
• Supervises and appraises the performance of all school personnel.
• Establishes and maintains a work culture which encourages open communication and sharing of lessons learnt and challenges.
• Maintains good relationships with students, staff, and parents. The principal complies with established lines of authority.
• Conducts networking with other professionals in the special needs education field.
• Supervises: all school personnel, directly and/or indirectly.

• Minimum Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant special educational needs field.
• At least 10 years of relevant and related work experience in special needs education;
• Experience in educational environments and intercultural communication;
• Knowledge and experience of using basic diagnostic tests
• Knowledge of current educational issues.
• Experience with non-government organization (NGO) work an additional asset.
• Excellent communication, networking, and inter-personal skills;
• Proven excellence in writing and editing skills in English; an additional language an asset;
• Independent professional to contribute to the overall goal of the organization;
• Able to work closely with pupils who are finding learning difficult, or those who have experienced a feeling of failure
• Able to work closely with other adults, offering them practical advice and strategies that assist them to overcome problems relating to the teaching of pupils with special educational needs
• Flexible, willing to share information and to take up various tasks done in a small office;
• Capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment;
• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure

Congratulations to the sweet passionate lady who impressed the interviewers so much that she was offered again even after declining earlier due to being unable to leave her current employment earlier! Thanks to all others who have applied for the position
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