We are looking for a Doyen (Academic Dean) of the International Baccalaureate Section to join our team in September 2021 .
The Doyen of the IB will work in close collaboration with the other doyens, the relevant Academic Head, University Guidance department, Heads of Department, Tutors, Head of Teaching and Learning and Directors of Boarding.
The doyen also works closely with the school counsellor and Learning Support staff.
The Doyen of the IB is expected to work in both English and French and will be responsible for :
Academic leadership of the IB (in collaboration with the Academic Head, IB Coordinator and CAS Coordinator)
Directing meetings for teachers in the IB section
Orientation and Guidance
Following the progress of individual pupils
Contributing to the decision to promote a student at the end of the year
Chairing Academic Councils for IB students (and attending Disciplinary Councils)
Coordinating the work of Class Tutors, CAS Coordinator, IB Coordinator.
Contact with parents for all academic matters
Comments on reports to parents
The Doyen will also participate in the overall running of the school in collaboration with other doyens. This involves participating in a regular weekly regular management meetings.
In particular, he or she will be required to :
Participate in the overall organisation of the school year and timetable, documentation of programmes, reforms, exams and staffing
Promote effective teaching and learning by setting an example of high standards of professionalism and reflective practice with particular reference to our principles of High Quality Learning
Be involved in the appointment of Doyens, Heads of Department and new staff as well as in the termination of teachers’ contracts
Promote the school’s commitment to safeguarding and to the welfare of children and young people
Undertake other duties relevant to the role and as directed by the Academic Heads.
Le Rosey is a boarding school and the post will probably be residential. On-campus accommodation is provided and conditions of work are attractive.
The successful applicant will be expected to play an active role in boarding life.