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Position Title: Coordinator – Pre-School for Kardan International School

Job Summary

Kardan represents the most recognizable brand in the education sector in Afghanistan with over a decade of experience in providing primary, secondary, and post-secondary education services. With a focus on innovation and renewal, Kardan has been at the forefront of a vigorous drive to enhance the quality of education offered in the country. Kardan University is considered the leading university in Afghanistan with accredited education programs, partnerships and affiliations with Universities around the world.

 

Furthermore, Kardan currently provides primary, secondary, and pre-school education services in Kabul city. With over 1850 current students, Kardan’s primary and secondary schools are market leaders and the trusted education partners of parents. Kardan’s cumulative experience and expertise renders the organization uniquely positioned to provide international standard primary and secondary education in the country.

 

Project Summary: Rationale, Goals, Objectives

Kardan intends to consolidate its position as market leader in the education sector by developing a complete schooling system that builds on international best practices. Over the past several decades’ technology integration in the education sector has resulted in significant improvement in student engagement and success around the world. Similar technology integration may significantly improve accessibility and quality of education in Afghanistan.

 

Kardan aims to establish a digitally compatible and complete education system initially at the Pre-school and Primary school levels with an objective to progressively expand to a high school level. It is intended that the Kardan School System could eventually serve as an alternative to the existing MoE standards. Our objectives with the above stated goal are as follows:

 

  • Application of international standard curriculum: Leverage existing best practices, integrate local MoE curriculum requirements, uplift pedagogical practices;
  • Integration of technology and digital content: Enhanced focus on digital content and curriculum with technology deployment in teaching methods;
  • Establishment and perfection of a model school: Custom built facilities and campus with focus on student experience and teaching excellence;


Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Work closely with the Vice-Principal and other members of the school leadership on a daily basis to ensure the smooth overall operation of the school.
  • Serve as the lead technical and academic authority at the pre-school level, providing expert leadership and support to students and teachers in implementing a world class early childhood education program;
  • Support the development of policies, procedures, and learning platforms in accordance with international best practices.
  • Conduct teacher evaluation, supervision, and serve as the instructional leader.
  • Work closely with the Vice-Principal to receive detailed instructions on academic development of students, training of teachers, and support to students.
  • Implement individualized mentoring plan for each teacher, working closely with teachers on a daily basis to implement teacher capacity development regimes;
  • Work with publishers, and knowledge providers to constantly innovate and implement modern teaching systems and pedagogies;
  • Lead school enrollment functions, meet parents, lead student selection and retention;
  • Implement digitization strategies at an appropriate level.
  • Coordinate, Plan, and direct the academic and auxiliary activities of the school.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong Academic background with at minimum an MA degree in child psychology, education management, early childhood education or another relevant field.
  • Strong teaching background preferably in an American or Canadian school system.
  • Strong technology orientation, experience with implementation of digital learning systems.
  • Keen desire and interest to work and mentor teachers, providing and implementing individualized learning plans for each teacher.
  • Ability to work and live in Afghanistan.


Submission Guidelines

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their resume with a cover letter to jobs@kardan.edu.af

Email applications must include the position title in the email subject line.


Job Details


Date Posted 06-12-2018
Closing Date 21-12-2018
No. of Jobs 1
Nationality National
Contract Type Fixed-Term
Contract Duration One Year and Extendable
Probation Period Three months Months
Vacancy No C-KIS-12-18
Work Type Full-Time
Gender Male and Female
Salary Range As per salary scale of Kardan International School
Yeas (s) of Experience 5 years experience in education field
Extension Posibility Yes
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