Bengaluru Full Time High School 05 Dec 19Key Skills :
Founded in 2010, Ekya Schools is a chain of progressive K-12 schools in Bangalore, India offering Kindergarten & Montessori and Grades 1-12 affiliated to CBSE, ICSE and Cambridge IGCSE. With our in-house curriculum, students experience a rich learning journey designed to challenge, engage and excite.
Drawing on the legacy of the CMR Group of Institutions and the innovative, immersive methods of school systems around the world, the Ekya Schools were instituted with one aim – to teach children not just what to learn, but how to learn. Here, knowing how to learn is a skill in itself, and the key to creating lifelong learners with the means to adapt and thrive in a constantly changing world
The Coordinator is a key member of the school team who works together to support the mission and values of the schools. The Pre Primary Coordinator is responsible for the operation and administration of the preschool-age classrooms. The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the grade, subject and assistant teachers are focused on fulfilling their responsibilities and that the students feel loved, cared for and comfortable at school. The coordinator is also responsible for overseeing the support systems for students in his/her section, inculcating the desired culture, safety, disciplinary expectations and is the primary custodian of a cohesive, motivated and happy team within the particular section.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Mentoring and supervising subject teachers in administrative and special duties
Inspiring the teachers to be the best that they can be
Lead by being early adopters of new ideas/processes/tools and ensuring that their team members live the EKYA culture
Oversee the syllabus in the assigned section on a regular basis.
Ensure delivery of homework schedules and submissions (homework log)
Follow up on timely preparation of test and exam papers and submission to the Head of Schools
Check on timely completion of corrections (Homework, Classwork, Formative and Summative Assessments)
Timely update and maintenance of student marks and feedback records
Follow up on the goal-setting & mentoring program.
Ensure that PTM records (both scheduled and one-off) are updated and uploaded on our school management system
Ensure maintenance of the Student Code of Conduct records
To plan, organize and follow up on Field Trips
Ensure that student scorecards are maintained and updated in the assigned section
Supervise the updation of awards lists and details when required
A regular check of uniform and tardiness (escalated from Grade Teachers)
Ensure student information forms are collected and handed over to the administration office by teachers
Ensure timely response to parent queries by teachers/grade teachers
Ensure that class bulletin boards are used effectively and changed periodically
Ensure teacher participation in all school events and track teacher attendance in the assigned section
Ensure punctuality of teachers in classes.
Ensure observations of each teacher happen at least once a term directly and once a term by someone else (CoE Stream Heads/ Subject Leads/ Head of School/Manager, Training)
Arrive at resource requirements ahead of time, get necessary approvals and indent in advance
The Coordinators must spend at least 10% of their time working on (either as a leader or as a team member) on school/ section level projects/ committees.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
All classes in that section are maintained clean and kept tidy
All resources are utilized with care and maintained responsibly (materials, electronic gadgets, electronic items, etc)
Dispersal is carried out in orderly fashion at the end of the school
Substitution committee is kept informed of teacher absence in their subsection
Participation of teachers in school-approved professional development programmes
Participate in the selection of Subject, Grade and Assistant Grade Teachers
Mentoring the Subject and Grade Teachers
Inform the substitution committee of any teacher absences
Being the “go-to” person for the team in need of guidance in professional matters that are not subject related
Setting goals and targets for the teachers in consultation with the appropriate Head of School
Contribute to the evaluation of the performance of the teachers
Assessing skill and knowledge gaps for each teacher and recommending professional development required
Be involved (but not take the decision) in the Termination, promotions and compensation-related decisions of the section team.
Getting leave approved/sanctioned by the respective Head of Schoo
Teaching The Coordinator must spend 30% of their time teaching
Critical for them to be in touch with teaching and with the student and parent body first hand.
Arranging meetings with parents and discussing the development of the children.
Maintaining the complete records of students.
Executing daily lesson plans with changes to capture interest in children.
Use and allocate various teaching mediums to create a love for learning.
Organizing school events.
Training to staff for all school procedures.
MA in Early Childhood Education or related field and five years’ experience working in preschool-age classrooms, including at least two years of supervisory/administrative experience.
Candidates with bachelors must have six years’ experience in an early learning program, including three years of supervisory/administrative experience.
IMTC Certified preferred.