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C2-Regional Lead Academics

Reference
1802367
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Hyderabad, IND
Expiry Date
27/02/2018
C2-Regional Lead Academics Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons...

Job Description

C2-Regional Lead Academics

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

JOB PURPOSE

Under the direction of the Head–Delivery and Director, Academics, the Regional Academic Head will be responsible for the execution of all Pearson academic programmes and related activities in schools, Teacher Training, mentoring and guiding Principals, liaising as appropriate with internal and external stakeholders and contracted associates to ensure successful delivery of Pearson programmes and academic excellence.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY

Planning

  • Develop School annual plan and calendars/time-tables with support from internal team, teachers and Principals
  • Set target goals for excellence for each school
  • Set requirements for each school – programmes, materials and resources, people, training
  • Participate in programme design and testing as required

Delivery

  • Work with and support Pearson and school staff to ensure the School annual activity plan is delivered to schedule, on budget and in line with high quality, efficacy and commitment to teacher and Principal development
  • Responsible for academic excellence and efficacy per Pearson School commitments
  • Upgrade school for academic excellence with support from School team and Principal
  • Responsible for excellence in teaching at School
  • Conduct and support teacher and Principal skill enhancement programmes as planned
  • Implement various policies and programmes as set for schools from time to time
  • Responsible for all governance and quality control coordination – ensure Pearson and Board policies are followed, monitor documentation, ensure all data for assessments and programme implementation, support impact evaluation
  • Liaise with School Promoters as required by process
  • Represent, as required and as appropriate, the Centre with respect to networking and relationship building with targeted stakeholders, organizations and individuals

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Should have 8 – 10 years of K12 work experience; must include teaching; previous experience as Principal, Head Curriculum or Academic Coordination, or other Academic Head positions is a must
  • Proven experience in K12 education delivery, monitoring and tracking
  • Complete understanding of K12 curricula, Board mandates and curriculum implementation
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the K12 education sector
  • Proven experience in the field of K12 Teacher Training and mentoring/development of teaching staff
  • Evidence of successful presentation, interaction and effective networking at senior organizational and industry levels
  • Evidence of using own initiative, with a flexible approach to work and business
  • Fluency in English - both written and spoken
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility for travel

Primary Location: IN-IN-Hyderabad

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: Growth

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 12, 2018

Job Unposting: Mar 14, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1802367