Administrator, Secondary Assistant Principal

Oasis International School - Kuala Lumpur

School Background:
Oasis provides a rewarding educational experience for students using the U.S. model. We believe that the United States education system is successful because of its commitment to having qualified and caring teachers, offering a personalized learning experience, educating using a holistic approach, and appreciating diversity. Learn how Oasis implements each of these important elements to help students be successful and ready for university with a U.S. diploma in hand. All of our teachers, with the exception of the foreign language teachers, have U.S. Teaching Qualifications in their respective subject areas. The U.S. requires every teacher to complete a set of courses, pass tests, and obtain practical teaching experience before granting them a teaching license with subject area certifications. In addition, every teacher has experience teaching in American or international schools and will complete ongoing professional learning throughout the year. However, our teachers aren’t just qualified, they’re caring too! Our teachers love their students! Since our teachers are qualified and caring, they have the necessary skills to address your child’s needs and, consequently, to have the greatest impact on your child’s success. Oasis offers an innovative academic model of teaching and learning with classes that are rooted in content and skills that align with standards. The standards are designed to challenge students academically as well as to encourage them to think critically and demonstrate creativity. Building 21st-century learning skills is accomplished with the help of technology. However, we know that all children are unique and have individual needs and talents. Therefore, our teachers strive to differentiate instruction in their classes, and our flexible learning environment helps to facilitate varied instructional strategies. For advanced high school students, Oasis offers Advanced Placement (AP) classes. To learn more about our education program, please visit our Learning page as well as our pages for Elementary School, Middle School, and High School. Oasis was established by NICS/Oasis in 2018 and has a growing student body of about 300 students on a 12-acre purpose-built campus near the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.

Job Summary:
To support the principal in implementing the Oasis Way and Student Learning Outcomes in the Middle School and High School.

Report to:
Secondary Principal

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Provide leadership in the Secondary School in accordance with the philosophy, policies, and procedures of OIS.
-Provide leadership in the accomplishment of the spiritual mission of the Secondary School in the lives of the faculty, staff, and students.
-Set the academic and professional standard for the faculty, staff, and students.
-Help own and oversee Secondary School master scheduling
-Provide leadership in the discipline program for Secondary School students.
-Create new programs and processes to improve the functioning of the Secondary School.
-Perform faculty and staff evaluations as assigned by the Secondary School Principal with a mindset of growth and accountability.
-Establish and implement professional improvement plans for teachers as necessary.
-Propose annual changes or updates to the Secondary School handbooks as necessary by working with the current Secondary School Leadership Team to propose/review policies.
-Research and recommend suggested policies for the efficient operation of the Secondary School.
-Prepare and present any reports to the Headof School as requested.
-Be responsible for the efficient administration and effective functioning of the Secondary School including working with department chairs as needed.
-Manage personnel affairs at the Secondary School level including securing staff, recommending continuance, teacher advancement, and dismissal or discipline of Secondary School staff with the Secondary School Principal.
-Collaborate with the Field Leadership Team to accomplish overall teaching and student learning goals and recommend necessary changes.
-Coordinate special events related to the Secondary School program.
-Support the teachers’ progress in Rubicon Atlas.
-Check grade books for the Secondary School; check quarterly grades.
-Work with the Field Leadership Team towards the continued growth of the School Faculty in the direction of Standards Based Education and grading.
Assist the Secondary School Principal with promoting and maintaining positive parent and community relations.
-Work in coordination with other principals and assistant principals in the development of duty rosters, use of facilities, and other schedules.
-Generate reports required for maintenance, repairs, and security.
-Conduct checkout procedures for assigned staff at the end of year.
-Serve in the Secondary School Principal’s stead in the case of his/her absence.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Secondary School Principal.
-Abide by and support all policies of OIS and NICS/OASIS.
-The Assistant Principal will have a partial teaching schedule. The
role may vary depending on the experience and expertice of the candidate.

Required Qualifications:
-A minimum of five years of classroom teaching experience
-Administrative/leadership experience
-Advanced degree in educational leadership
-State/provisional teaching credential
-A comprehensive understanding of best teaching and learning practices
-Strong people, social, and situational management skills
-Strong work ethic with a can-do attitude and a growth mindset
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Strong organizational skills with the ability to achieve and deliver results in a timely manner
-Strong technology skills
-Experience in organizing virtual learning environments
-Flexibility and adaptability to change course quickly in rapidly changing times

Preferred Qualifications:
-Classroom teaching experience in an international high school setting
-Administrative/leadership experience in an international Secondary school setting
-Administrative state/board certification


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