Deputy Head of School at Primary School in Berlin (Mitte)

Primary School

Deputy Head of Primary School
Phorms location:
Berlin (Mitte)
Primary School
Work language:
German & English
Earliest start date:
at the beginning of the school year 2022/2023

Phorms Education is a future-oriented employer in the field of education. Since 2006, Phorms institutions are dedicated to offer high-end education and provide a space where children can prosper and grow to be global citizens. The Phorms network currently includes nine day-care centres, eight primary schools, six secondary schools, as well as the Heidelberg International School. We pride ourselves on the strong relationships between our children, staff, and parents and con-sistently strive to develop ourselves as well as our institutions.

Your Tasks

  • Support the Head of Primary in organising and managing pedagogical and administrative processes and tasks in everyday school life
  • Assume the duties of the Head of Primary in case of absence 
  • Work in partnership with the Head of Primary in monitoring and evaluating the quality of teaching in accordance with Berlin state standards
  • Work in partnership with the Head of Primary to ensure compliance with school regulations
  • Work in partnership with the Head of Primary in the guidance of all staff members 
  • Work in partnership and support staff in parent communication/parent meetings 
  • Work closely with the Head in relation to staff recruitment and retention
  • Planning timetables, substitution and supervision
  • Lead and participate in staff meetings, coordinators meetings, subject conferences, class conferences
  • Some teaching responsibility (max. 8 lessons per week)
  • Assist in the admission and placement of new students in line with school policies and procedures
  • External representation of the Primary School (together with the Head of Primary) 

Your Profile

  • You have completed your 2nd state examination as a primary school teacher ("Staatsexamen") or have obtained a teaching qualification that is recognised in Berlin.
  • You have strong communication skills, high standards of quality and you work in an organized and structured manner.
  • You take excellent educational work forward and have experience in curricula development and quality assurance in the area of school development.
  • You have good German and very good English language skills and you are particularly interested in bilingual education.

Our Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefit scheme (travel card for public transport or Ticket Plus Card, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership, discounted lunch, company pension scheme)
  • Relocation allowance and support in applying for residency, work permit and teaching approval
  • Free half-yearly language courses (German) 
  • Innovative teaching resources and classrooms with state-of-the-art technical equipment as well as established learning concepts for face-to-face, hybrid and digital teaching
  • A well-equipped workplace, including your own workstation (laptop) with MS Teams and Office 365
  • Continuing professional development opportunities, both in Germany and abroad 
  • Small classes and a student and activity-oriented didactic concept based on bilingual teaching
  • An open and warm working atmosphere as well as close cooperation in our international and dynamic team of teachers
  • Employee discount for day-care or school places as well as additional child sick days paid in full by the employer

We seek an enthusiastic, open-minded teacher who enjoys working with children to join a high performing, dedicated faculty in an international setting. Please apply online at our website.

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