JOB DESCRIPTION
The Head of School is responsible for the leadership, growth and management of school of college in fulfillment of the college’s vision, mission and goals. He/She will provide academic leadership to the school academic team in the development and establishment of a strong school identity with clear academic direction. The Head of School supports the College’s strategic plan to foster a culture of teaching and learning excellence and enhance the faculty profile of the school. He/She is to ensure strong academic and financial performance in achieving effective management for the school.As a leader of the school, he/she holds responsibility in ensuring the provisions of high standard and quality of teaching and learning by the school academic team that satisfies the expectations of various parties such as students, senior management, accreditation body and professional bodies. He/She is to enhance the linkages with other institutions of higher education, industry partners, professional and community in order to create potential partnership & collaboration opportunities for the college.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

  • To work with team to develop, organize and implement appropriate curriculum or new programs for the school that meet the needs and experience of students and industry
  • Monitor and evaluate the standards of teaching and learning in school to ensure appropriate professionals standards are established and maintained
  • Develop culture of coaching and peer support to enable lecturers and staff are developed professionally and enable our students to succeed
  • Ensure the progress of students at school is monitored, evaluated and effectively recorded

2. Student Engagement and Development

  • Ensure the recruitment campaigns and activities are conducted with Marketing Development to ensure awareness and enrolment targets are achieved
  • Develop and maintain good practice for pastoral care for students to support their learning and development
  • Maintain, review or develop policies and procedures to improve students engagement and development
  • Ensure discipline and order are in place to allow a positive environment for student engagement and development

    3. Staff Engagement and Development

    • Participate in the selection and appointment of teaching staff for the school
    • Manage and engage all teaching staff in their particular duties in a manner consistent with their conditions of service
    • Delegate, as appropriate, specific duties to other members of staff
    • Ensure information are provided to teaching staff in an orderly and timely manner to facilitate their teaching
    • Ensure new teachers have access to adequate support and training in their first year of service
    • Exercise responsibility for supervision and training of teaching staff during their first year
    • Identify opportunities for continuing professional development for teaching staff

    4.Relationship with internal and external stakeholders

    • Establish and maintain relationship with partner universities for program development, audit, improvement and teaching staff development and exchange
    • Establish and maintain relationship with industry partners in curriculum review, improvement and ensuring our programs are in touch with industry demands
    • Establish and maintain working relationship with industry partners in improving our students learning process – at site training or internship
    • Establish and maintain working relationship with partners in delivering our programs that adhere to our standard
    • Identify and offer opportunities to school/ partners in terms of curriculum and extracurricular activities
    • Establish and maintain relationship with other member of the College to ensure smooth running of the day to day operations.

    REQUIREMENT

    • A minimum Masters or equivalent in field Early Childhood or Special Education
    • Excellent business sense and direction
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
    • Good planning and organizing skills
    • Able to multi task and work under pressure
    • Ability to work in team, to lead and to develop the team
    • Experience in working with MQA and MOHE related matters will be an added advantage
    • Malaysian applicant ONLY
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