ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – On behalf of the St. Louis Language Immersion Schools (SLLIS), Reach Education Organization is conducting the global search to appoint the Founding Head of School for ‘The International School’ SLLIS, St. Louis, MO, USA. St. Louis Language Immersion Schools (SLLIS) is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 to develop and operate a network of charter schools in St. Louis, MO. Candidates will have previous International Education leadership experience and knowledge and expertise in the Curriculums of the International Baccalaureate (IB). This is an outstanding authentic International Education Leadership opportunity in the United States.
Reach Education Organization is an award-winning designer of schools, and has unsurpassed expertise in project management and world class experience in establishing International Schools and improving existing schools including Campus Design, Project Management, Educational Marketing, Faculty and Staff Recruitment. Institutions such as Renaissance College Hong Kong, International Baccalaureate Organization, Branksome Hall Asia, United World College and English Schools Foundation have utilized REO’s services with high praise.
In 2014 SLLIS will open The International School with an inaugural class of 75 sixth grade students in two language immersion strands (French/Spanish). By 2020/21, TIS will include sixth through twelfth grade, and incorporate The Middle Years Programme and The Diploma Programme using the International Baccalaureate Curriculum framework. Visit our website http://sllis.org for more information about our current programs.
Head of School
The Head of School is a dynamic instructional leader who spearheads the development of the school’s curriculum and culture and has an unswayable belief that ALL students can achieve at high levels. The Head of School leads teachers and staff in the development and on-going improvement of an internationally-recognized, immersion program, guides teachers in the implementation of school-wide best practices, discipline-specific curricula and assessments, and school culture; and trains, supervises, and evaluates all staff and teachers and has the final say in all hiring decisions. The Head of School is the public face of the school in the community, working to build a connection between school, families and other stakeholders that is strong, mutually respectful, and marked by continual communication about student performance and behavior. The Head of School leads the staff in reaching out to families and the community to recruit students and staff and build a network of collaboration that supports student success. Position will be subject to a bi-annual review by the SLLIS President.
To view full job description and requirements for this position, visit http://reacheducation.org/ and select Executive Leadership Positions.
Applications for this position are being accepted immediately and will close Monday, October 28th, 2013.
Candidates should send:
- A letter of interest,
- A statement of educational philosophy
- A current Curriculum Vitae
- The names and contact details of three Professional References
Only short listed Candidates will be contacted.
Applications are to be emailed in PDF and not exceed 10mb.
Please email with the Subject heading: Head of School The International School SLLIS, USA
Attention to: The Head of Executive Leadership Services
Reach Education Organization (REO) Ltd
Executive Leadership Services
Office 601 Tai Tung Building, 8 Fleming Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong