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The International School of Paris is the only IB continuum school in France, and offers the IB Programmes throughout the school: the IB Primary Years Programme, the IB Middle Years Programme and the IB Diploma Programme. The school is accredited by CIS/NEASC and draws on its considerable experience and expertise to offer an academically challenging, socially engaged and culturally rich education for 700 students in the heart of one of the world’s most important cities.

We are currently looking for:

Primary School Principal (CDI)

Founded in 1964, the International School of Paris (ISP) is the first school in France to offer all three International Baccalaureate programmes: the Primary Years Programme (Nursery to Grade 5), the Middle Years Programme (Grades 6 to 10) and the IB Diploma Programme (Grades 11 and 12). The school is accredited by CIS/NEASC and draws on its considerable experience and expertise to offer an academically challenging, socially engaged and culturally rich education for 700 students in the heart of one of the world’s most important cities.

The Primary School, located in two beautifully renovated townhouses in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, comprises 288 children, ages 3-11, who represent 46 nationalities. 

Profile:

The Primary School Principal is a member of the whole school Leadership Team, reporting directly to the Head of School. S/he is responsible for supporting, facilitating, motivating and organizing the work of the Primary School. S/he has oversight of the Primary School curriculum and the pastoral welfare of the Primary School students (Grades N-5). S/he acts as the Head’s representative or delegate in all matters specifically related to the Primary School. S/he participates in, but is not ultimately responsible for, teacher recruitment (which remains the Head’s responsibility.) S/he actively participates in the policy and strategic developments of the school in general, and of the Primary School in particular.

The functions of the Primary School Principal are to:

  • Contribute to the implementation of the school’s philosophy, vision and mission.
  • Lead the execution of the Strategic and Action plans.
  • Advise and assist in formulating policies and procedures for the smooth running of the Primary School.
  • Ensure that the Primary School has a well-organised curriculum, articulated from Nursery to Grade 5.
  • Ensure that the supervision, observation and appraisal of teaching staff are carried out in order to maintain and improve teacher performance.
  • Ensure effective communication within the Primary School and its stakeholders, promoting good public relations.
  • Liaise with, and promote good public relations with other educational institutions and agencies.
  • Oversee the purchasing of educational supplies for the Primary School, within the budget.
  • Maintain student discipline and oversee student welfare.

The responsibilities of the Primary School Principal are:

Oversight of the curriculum, Grades N-5

This includes:

  • Management of holders of additional responsibility and specialist teachers.
  • Oversight of curriculum innovation.
  • Development and implementation of the Primary School curriculum.

These responsibilities will be carried out in consultation with the IB Primary Years Programme Coordinator, Vice-Principals, Grade Level Coordinators and teachers.

Pastoral welfare of Primary School students

This responsibility will be carried out in consultation with the Grade Teachers, the Vice-Principal in charge of wellbeing, and the Student Services Coordinator.

Appropriate admission and placement of Primary School students in conjunction with the Admissions Team and Head of School

Day-to-day running of the Primary School

This includes:

  • Organizing the daily activities of the school in collaboration with the Vice-Principals.
  • Organizing special events - Open Houses, Parent-Teacher conferences, social events, etc. (in co-operation with the Administrative assistants, Vice Principals, Grade Level Coordinators and teachers).
  • Ensuring the safety of the staff, students and visitors.

Provision of resources, matching students with classes, rooms and teaching resources

This includes:

  • Ensuring that all classrooms are fully equipped.
  • Ensuring that the buildings are well decorated, clean and tidy.

full time Secondary School Mathematics Teacher (CDI)

The teachers are the essence of the work of the school. Each teacher is responsible for the education of the students in his/her class(es). In addition, it is the role of each teacher to be sure that all students are safe, secure and properly supervised at all times.

A teacher’s duties include to:

  • work collegially with their departmental team to support the school’s vision, mission and philosophy; support the school’s curricular and philosophical commitments as an IB World School; and to assist the team in meeting its planning goals
  • work to ensure that at all times the school’s curriculum provides a safe, supportive learning environment for students, teachers and all other members of the ISP community
  • help promote a culture where diversity is encouraged and where students learn to respect differences, take responsibility for their actions, exercise leadership and strive for academic excellence
  • work with colleagues, students and the school community to create a thriving, dynamic, aspirational, academic culture
  • assume responsibility for the effective delivery of the agreed curriculum to the students in his/her class(es).
  • be informed about the aims and curriculum of the area in which he/she teaches
  • develop the content of courses in relation to the school's philosophy, objectives and appropriate IBO recognised programs
  • provide a welcoming, safe, and secure classroom environment, at all times, for all children in his/her care
  • select the lesson content and activities which are appropriate to the needs of each student in his/her class(es), in relation to the school’s philosophy and objectives and in the light of the agreed curriculum. The expectations for the delivery of these are spelled out in the appraisal documents
  • be aware that the appraisal documents encompass what is expected of teachers in relation to their teaching practices.
  • maintain appropriate records of work covered in all his/her class(es). This includes:
  1. assessment records
  2. progress records
  3. classroom planning records (such as a daily planner)
  4. curriculum planning, as designated
  5. attendance information
  6. curriculum scope and sequence
  • correct all student assignments regularly and promptly
  • meet IB deadlines (both internal and external) for the submission of student coursework
  • meet all internal deadlines for the production of school reports
  • inform parents of students' progress by way of report cards and, where necessary, letters or individual meetings
  • be available for all parent-teacher conferences
  • attend all relevant meetings, including planning meetings
  • submit copies of all letters sent to parents to Secondary Principal
  • keep him/herself informed, by way of personal files, of all factors relevant to each student
  • be familiar with new developments and methods in the teaching of his/her field
  • ensure appropriate behaviour of students in class and around the school
  • keep the Wellbeing Team and Homeroom teachers informed about student absence, lateness or discipline problems
  • maintain inventories of all textbooks and materials issued to students and to ensure the return of these
  • teach the classes as assigned by the Secondary Principal
  • care for the classroom(s) in which he/she teaches. To ensure that the room(s) is/are attractively decorated and conducive to learning
  • undertake other duties assigned by the Secondary Principal

Staff members are expected to be punctual for class, and to take attendance registers at the start of each lesson. Staff should be available as designated on the sub/cover rota and for assigned duties.

Contracts terms and conditions:

The position is based at the International School of Paris in the 16th arrondissement of Paris.

The position is a full time permanent contract starting mid-August 2019.

It is essential for all applicants to hold a nationality of one of the European Union countries, or valid French working papers.

In the case of interest, please send a resume, a cover letter and details (including email address) of three professional referees to jobs@isparis.edu.

 

For teaching positions, candidates may be able to combine several of the subjects and apply for more than one position.

full-time Secondary School (G6-10) Arts/Design Teacher (CDD)

The teachers are the essence of the work of the school. Each teacher is responsible for the education of the students in his/her class(es). In addition, it is the role of each teacher to be sure that all students are safe, secure and properly supervised at all times.

A teacher’s duties include to:

  • work collegially with their departmental team to support the school’s vision, mission and philosophy; support the school’s curricular and philosophical commitments as an IB World School; and to assist the team in meeting its planning goals
  • work to ensure that at all times the school’s curriculum provides a safe, supportive learning environment for students, teachers and all other members of the ISP community
  • help promote a culture where diversity is encouraged and where students learn to respect differences, take responsibility for their actions, exercise leadership and strive for academic excellence
  • work with colleagues, students and the school community to create a thriving, dynamic, aspirational, academic culture
  • assume responsibility for the effective delivery of the agreed curriculum to the students in his/her class(es).
  • be informed about the aims and curriculum of the area in which he/she teaches
  • develop the content of courses in relation to the school's philosophy, objectives and appropriate IBO recognised programs
  • provide a welcoming, safe, and secure classroom environment, at all times, for all children in his/her care
  • select the lesson content and activities which are appropriate to the needs of each student in his/her class(es), in relation to the school’s philosophy and objectives and in the light of the agreed curriculum. The expectations for the delivery of these are spelled out in the appraisal documents
  • be aware that the appraisal documents encompass what is expected of teachers in relation to their teaching practices.
  • maintain appropriate records of work covered in all his/her class(es). This includes:
  1. assessment records
  2. progress records
  3. classroom planning records (such as a daily planner)
  4. curriculum planning, as designated
  5. attendance information
  6. curriculum scope and sequence
  • correct all student assignments regularly and promptly
  • meet IB deadlines (both internal and external) for the submission of student coursework
  • meet all internal deadlines for the production of school reports
  • inform parents of students' progress by way of report cards and, where necessary, letters or individual meetings
  • be available for all parent-teacher conferences
  • attend all relevant meetings, including planning meetings
  • submit copies of all letters sent to parents to Secondary Principal
  • keep him/herself informed, by way of personal files, of all factors relevant to each student
  • be familiar with new developments and methods in the teaching of his/her field
  • ensure appropriate behaviour of students in class and around the school
  • keep the Wellbeing Team and Homeroom teachers informed about student absence, lateness or discipline problems
  • maintain inventories of all textbooks and materials issued to students and to ensure the return of these
  • teach the classes as assigned by the Secondary Principal
  • care for the classroom(s) in which he/she teaches. To ensure that the room(s) is/are attractively decorated and conducive to learning
  • undertake other duties assigned by the Secondary Principal

Staff members are expected to be punctual for class, and to take attendance registers at the start of each lesson. Staff should be available as designated on the sub/cover rota and for assigned duties.

Contracts terms and conditions:

The position is based at the International School of Paris in the 16th arrondissement of Paris.

The position is 50% part-time for a fixed-term contract starting as soon as possible until the end of June 2019.

It is essential for all applicants to hold a nationality of one of the European Union countries, or valid French working papers.

In the case of interest, please send a resume, a cover letter and details (including email address) of three professional referees to jobs@isparis.edu.

 

For teaching positions, candidates may be able to combine several of the subjects and apply for more than one position.

part-time Primary School Park Supervisor (CDD)

Main responsibilities and functions: Supervising and escort of students during lunch break.

In the Primary School, the Park Supervisor will be responsible of:

  • Supervising the students during their lunch break.
  • Accompanying the students to and from the park.
  • Making sure that students walk safely and in an orderly manner and are respectful to each other and to members of the public.
  • Watching the students at play in the park and taking any necessary action to ensure their safety.
  • Intervening in any disputes that may arise and completes any relevant paperwork relating to incidents.
  • Encouraging the children to respect the park’s rules and to take care of the environment.

The Successful candidate will:

  • Have a relevant experience in supervising children and students.
  • Have knowledge of basic administration procedures.
  • Be able to communicate clearly, confidently and sensitively with staff, parents and students in English.
  • Have the experience and expertise in supporting and being a team member in a work environment.


Contracts terms and conditions:

The position is based at the International School of Paris in the 16th arrondissement of Paris.

The position is part-time (2h15 per day) for a fixed-term contract starting as soon as possible until the end of June 2019.

It is essential for all applicants to hold a nationality of one of the European Union countries, or valid French working papers.

In the case of interest, please send a resume, a cover letter and details (including email address) of three professional referees to jobs@isparis.edu.


It is essential for all applicants to hold a nationality of one of the European Union countries, or valid French working papers.

For Teaching positions, applicants must have Teaching Qualifications. IB experience is a plus.

All requests to the jobs@isparis.edu address should receive an automatic acknowledgment of receipt. If you do not receive it, please check your junk mail folder as your email system may flag the automatic response as spam.

Stéphanie Gilbert
Human Resources Director
Fax. +33 1 42 24 06 50

jobs@isparis.edu


Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

Selected candidates will be invited to an interview and undergo pre-recruitment procedures. In accordance with our Child Protection Policy, they will also be asked to provide official criminal background checks from all previous countries in which they have lived.


Data Protection Notice

The International School of Paris, 6 rue Beethoven 75016 Paris (ISP) pays utmost attention to your personal data. ISP is collecting the hereby requested personal data for purpose of the selection processes for the job you are applying and in case of subsequent employment opportunity specifically for such job or subsequent applications for employment made by you at ISP. The personal data collected may include the resume and any cover letter or attached correspondence, employment/education history, any information received from referees. It is your responsibility to ensure referees’ agreement for transfer to ISP of their details and clearance of ISP's right to contact them. ISP may also ask for your criminal records as part of the recruitment process (in application of French law and collective bargaining IDCC 2691) but ISP will ask for your explicit consent and ensure that any such information will be treated as confidential. The requested data is necessary to take steps (at your request) prior to entering into a contract execution (if your application is successful) and for ISP’s legitimate interests. If you do not provide such data ISP will not be able to process your employment application and it will be rejected. ISP is the data controller. The data recipient are ISP’s departments of Human Resources (exclusive recipient of criminal records), Finance, the Pedagogical Leadership Teams and ISP’s Direction and Board of Trustees. Should you be unsuccessful with your application ISP will destroy your application form after one year of its submission. If you are successful with your application and a work contract is signed between you and ISP your application form will be held for the duration of your work contract and then archived separately for unlimited duration unless otherwise required by applicable law. By submitting your personal data and application for employment, you warrant the truthfulness and accuracy of the information you provide to ISP. On occasions, ISP will contact third parties to verify information you have provided and other facts relating to you and your application, for example references. Any false assessment or information may result in immediate rejection of your application or contract termination as the case may be. In accordance with January 6, 1978 French law, (‘Informational Rights and Freedom’) and the General Data Protection Rule (UE 2016/679 dated April 27th 2016) , you have the right to ask from ISP access to and rectification or erasure (if the data is no longer not necessary for the purpose for which it was collected), the right to restrict processing, the right to data portability and the right to lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioners’ Office. To exercise your right, please send your request by email to dpo@isparis.edu or by mail at DPO International School of Paris 6 rue Beethoven 75016 Paris with your personal ID copy.