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British School Quito

Head of Early Years

Important dates

Closing date of applications
26 April 2024
Start date
12 August 2024

Job details

Subject
Education
Role
Head of Year
Level
Ages 0-4 / Early Years
Curriculum
English National
Contract type
Fixed / Renewable
Vacancy type
Full Time

Requirements

3 or more years experience

Related downloads

Head of EYFS - Job Description & Person Specification (.pdf format)

Welcome to British School Quito. We are currently seeking an experienced Head of Early Years to join our school in August 2024.

Head of Early Years

We are seeking an experienced and exceptional practitioner with previous leadership experience to join our team in Quito.  You should share our passion for high expectations, but also demonstrate a creative and innovative approach to Early Years education that achieves both outstanding results and happy children.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of previous  educational leadership experience across an early Years setting, preferably with experience in British style international schools.

The role is due to start from August 2024 and will continue the excellent leadership of our Early Years school.  This is a perfect opportunity to experience all the natural and cultural wonders of Latin and South America, alongside the opportunity to shape the delivery of international education at a high-quality education establishment.  If you are seeking a role in a school which is warm, welcoming and with a determined ambition to achieve its goals, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

To find out more about us please take some time to look at our website and our facebook page. Interested candidates should also download the job profile and person specification for greater detail.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of outstanding senior educational leadership, preferably with experience in British style international schools.

This is a perfect opportunity for a senior leader wanting to experience all the natural and cultural wonders of Latin and South America, alongside the opportunity to shape the delivery of international education at a high-quality education establishment. 

Application Process

We welcome applications from fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred practitioners who will enhance the quality of teaching and learning, and lead school development and policy through determined leadership which is also welcoming and warm.  Applicants are invited from leaders currently working in the UK maintained or independent school sectors as well as those working  Internationally.  

If you are interested in applying for the Head of Early Years position at BSQ, please click on the vacancy and complete the online application form before uploading your CV and letter of application/ supporting statement. 

The application form can be completed in sections and will automatically save each time. Please note, you do not have to complete the section on employment and professional development if this information is included in your CV.

All references will be requested at the time of application, unless otherwise specified. If you do not want us to contact your references in the early stage of your application please ensure that you specify this on the application form. We regret we are unable to accept applications via email at this time.

If you have any questions regarding the post or the process please contact Jason Cox, Senior Recruitment Consultant, who is handling the vacancy on behalf of British School Quito: jason@ticrecruitment.com 

We look forward to receiving your application, thank you. 

About the person

You should have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with all of the school’s stakeholders.  The ideal candidate for this exciting and challenging role will be able to demonstrate:

  • UK-based teaching qualifications and experience.
  • A proven track record of achievement in primary leadership.
  • Previous experience of working in a British international school environment -  outside the UK in a multi-lingual, multi-cultural setting is desirable but not essential.
  • A passion and a drive for excellence and developing teachers so that they deliver quality teaching and learning experiences for their students.

Please note that candidates unable to demonstrate the key criteria outlined above will not be considered for this post.

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