Group Education Director- August 2025 or sooner. KL or Singapore

Country:
Malaysia
Region:
School - South East Asia
Level:
Early Years (0-4), Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11), Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Edvectus is exclusively managing the search for a Group Education Director to start August 2025 or sooner

The Taylor's School Group has been educating children for over 20 years and is one of the largest private K-12 schools’ groups in the region with 5 schools in Malaysia and 1 in Singapore.
Each of the schools offers its own unique approach to learning and are connected by a common purpose which is to educate the youth of the world to take their productive place as leaders in the global community. It is the group's goal to nurture individuals who are not only academically sound, but also globally aware. Taylor's Schools would like its learners who complete their time with our schools to be:

1. Relevant - having all the relevant skills to be successful in their pursuit of desired career, to be confident problem solver
2. Responsible - to take responsibility of themselves, others, and the world
3. Resilient - a very important element if our learners are to be innovative and entrepreneurial; something that we want to inculcate in every learner
4. Adaptable/flexible - able to adjust their learning approach to the situation
5. Have passion and interest to continue learning beyond traditional schooling. To be a lifelong learner.

This position will be based in Kuala Lumpur reporting to the President of Taylor’s Schools. You will be part of Taylor’s Schools Office and oversee the quality of the delivery of the teaching and learning for all schools.

Together with the President, you will develop the strategic priorities for each of the schools and play a significant role in the overall teaching and learning direction of Taylor’s Schools and its portfolio of schools in the region.

Job Responsibility:

The Group Education Director (GED) will collaborate with our Principals and the academic teams at the schools to provide the strategic direction for the development and implementation of a quality teaching and learning framework, program development and accreditation, management of resources and provision of academic services that enrich the student experience.

The key is to ensure that we provide learning at the schools that is relevant to this day and age. The GED will also be providing pedagogical direction for digital education and the use of technology in teaching and learning in alignment with the strategic priorities of the schools.

Together with the schools, the GED will develop a shared vision, and define and implement a multi-year strategic plan for the comprehensive integration of technology, promoting excellence and supporting change throughout the instructional environment.


Digital Strategy and Leadership
● Inspire and lead the development, communication, and implementation of a shared vision for the comprehensive use of technology to support a digital-age education that includes information literacy, programming, design thinking, and innovative learning environments.
● Contribute to the planning, development, communication, implementation, and evaluation of a technology-infused strategic plan across the Taylor’s Schools. Set KPIs (key performance indicators) for both long and short-term goals.
● Seek user feedback and measure the impact and effectiveness of the strategies implemented
● Working with schools in all aspects of its digital development including the formulation and implementation of the school’s Digital Transformation or Blueprint
● Work alongside Taylor’s Schools and Schools’ Leadership Team, ensuring that the software and hardware infrastructure of the Schools can support the digital vision
● Proactively research methods of enhancing teaching and learning to ensure that the School is at the cutting edge of its field, staying abreast of developments within other schools and across the technology sector
● Play an active role in representing the school externally, taking part in conferences, keeping up to date with digital trends
● Oversee online and blended learning, future-proofing the School in a context where learning must take place online

Teaching and Learning

● Proven success in working collaboratively with Schools’ Leadership Team and an ability to build highly productive relationships across a range of internal and external partners in developing the Schools’ teaching and learning strategy
● Provide pedagogical leadership across schools with the objective to support the development of teachers as informed, reflective practitioners who use inquiry-teaching strategies to create positive learning environments, which motivate and challenge all learners to become self-regulated, life-long learners and leaders.


Qualifications and Requirements
● At least a Bachelor’s degree but an Advanced Degree qualification specialising in Education and/or Teaching and Learning is preferred
● Demonstrated knowledge and experience of digital curriculum development and instructional strategies and tools in K-12 schools, including the management and evaluation of teaching and learning effectiveness
● Demonstrated experience in effective teaching and learning including ability to develop scholarly, innovative, and flexible approaches to teaching and the facilitation of learning
● Experience in planning, implementing, and assessing the effective use of technology in learning environments
● Effective at bringing varied entities together to collaborate and implement digital curriculum that supports learning.
● Demonstrated ability to manage diverse stakeholders and align on strategic plans for digital learning in specific and overall teaching and learning in general and have successful track records in delivering on those plans.

A very attractive remuneration package is offered. This will only be shared with successful applicants.


Only qualified candidates should apply. If you are interested in this position, please send us your updated CV as well as a Covering Letter to leadership@edvectus.com
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