Role : School Principal
Area : Education
Location : Gaziantep, Turkey
Contract : Full Time, Temporary, Renewable
Starting Date : 1st of September
Still I Rise is an international NGO with a mission to provide quality education to refugee youth. We established Still I Rise to respond to a precise need : provide education and a safe social environment to children around the world.
We are now launching the first Still I Rise International school for refugees in Turkey, Beraber which is the Turkish word for together .
Our international curriculum follows the California framework and the Still I Rise educational model based on three pillars : education, personal development and safe space.
The school principal should be a mission-driven person in charge of overseeing the schools daily operations, monitoring teacher performance and implementing the California curriculum standards in the international school.
This position requires being a hard working manager that can create and sustain a safe learning environment and set performance goals both for students and teachers.
Monitoring of this process to ensure these goals are achieved is crucial and delivery in a timely manner, essential. Successful coordination of the teaching faculty to carry out all necessary steps and projects to formalize and implement the Still I Rise educational model is central to this role.
Implement Turkish Ministry of Education laws and rules in the school, monitoring that the school institution complies with these requirements
Ensure compliance with the California curriculum framework in coordination with the Education Director.
Set performance objectives for students and teachers
Implement and monitor school policies and safety protocols
Overview administrative tasks (e.g. updating employee records)
Handle emergencies and school crises
Present data from school performance to the Education Director
Run teacher educational onboarding and training
Supervise and observe classes and provide feedback, assessments and guidance to teachers.
Run weekly teacher meetings and 1 : 1 meetings with teachers every two weeks to provide feedback and keep track of performance and deliverables.
Support teachers with behaviour and class management, and attendance tracking.
Oversee students behaviour and concerns, reaching out to them or their families in case problems occur.
In accordance with the child specialist, implement behavioural plans in the classroom.
Organize school events
Two or more years of proven teaching experience in official or private education institutions or two or more years of proven experience as specialist instructor
Knowledge of school administrative processes and Turkish national educational regulations
Experience with teenagers
Experience in team management
Excellent English communication skills
Ability to coach and inspire
Experience with MS Office
Experience in child protection is a plus
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates are invited to submit their application including their CV, the authorisation to process personal data, and a motivational letter by emailing :
and specifying the object SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.