Director of Teaching and Learning

The Director of Teaching and Learning works to improve curriculum, instruction and assessment across the school. The Director of Teaching and Learning consults with students, Heads of Department, Counsellors, Teachers and the Head of School, and examines research into best educational practices to determine how to raise levels of student achievement. They ensure that all decisions are based on evidence and made in the service of student learning.

The Director of Teaching and learning also demonstrates commitment to the classroom and to the constant improvement of her own professional practice through regular classroom teaching.

The Director of Teaching and Learning works to foster a spirit of collegiality among Avasara teachers, and between Avasara teachers and other educators.

Beyond the academic space, the Director of Teaching and Learning is a key school administrator working closely with the Head of School, Founders and Director of Student Life to ensure a healthy school culture that supports students' academic, co-curricular, cultural and socio/emotional needs. The Director of Teaching and Learning helps shape the direction of the school, and researches and contributes to a variety of programmatic decisions. The Director of Teaching and Learning also manages personnel and school resources with the Head of School and HR Manager, conducts performance appraisals and sets goals with Heads of Department, and oversees the recruitment, performance appraisal process, and contract renewal process for all teachers.

Administration

 

Instructional Leadership

Classroom Teaching

Student Support and Achievement

 

Leadership of the Instructional Team

 

Curriculum and Cambridge Assessment

 

Engagement with the wider school community

 

Additional Duties

 

Dispositions of the Ideal Candidate:

Desired experience and qualifications:

Location: Pune, India

Start Date:  Preferably March 2020, but no later than May 2020

To Apply: Email personnel@avasara.in with a CV or resume and cover letter detailing your experience and interest in the position as soon as possible.