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    Aug 2011


    Head Teachers (Males) for Irbid & Al Aghwar Areas

    for Internal Staff Members Only
    Vacancy Announcement Number JF/81/2012
    Contract Status Fixed Term Appointment
    Contract Duration 3 years including 1 year of probation
    Grade 12
    Benefits Monthly Salary JD 710.00 fils Other benefits include Provident Fund contribution (15% of basic salary paid by the Agency).
    Department Education Dept.
    Duty Station Irbid & Al Aghwar Areas
    Issue Date 19 Sep. 2012
    Deadline for Applications 02 Oct. 2012

    Place in the OrganisationThe incumbent is responsible to the Deputy or Chief Education Programme, through the Area Education Officer on technical issues and to the Chief Area Office through the Area Education Officer on administrative issues. S/he is responsible for equitable, inclusive quality education, safe and effective learning environment in schools through the management of all staff assigned to his/her school, monitoring and supporting their professional development with the support of Education Specialist and/or in cooperation with the Assistant Head Teacher, the local community and other stakeholders.Primary Duties and Responsibilities <!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Ensures the delivery of quality inclusive education services to students in the assigned school and provides ongoing support to all teachers in order to ensure that the overall academic objectives are achieved for each student. Sets, implements and evaluates, collaboratively with relevant stakeholders, the School Development Plan;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->In close coordination with the EDC, Education Specialist, and the Area Education Officer, manages the implementation of teaching, support programmes/services including learning support, psychosocial counseling, medical referral and special needs, curriculum enrichment, and co-curricular activities, and ensures alignment with the curricula/syllabi and timetable;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Manages the impact of teaching & learning within the classroom, and facilitates, along with the Assistant Head Teacher, the use of a variety of strategies to monitor and evaluate students performance and responds to identified needs.<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Manages professional development activities of school staff in cooperation with the Education Specialist and engages in self development activities: <!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Supports continuing professional development programmes and encourages teachers mutual support and cooperation to improve their practice ;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Assesses the training needs of school staff and manages their performance and behavior; <!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Implements appropriate models for instructional supervision and ensures the development of overall performance of the school through linkages with relevant stakeholders;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Communicates and collaborates effectively with the community including the school council, teachers, students, the student parliament, parents, the administration, community leaders, NGOs and other relevant organizations and undertakes appropriate action to promote enhanced engagement in educational activities;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Supports principles and practices of school quality assurance and ensures appropriate school budgeting, financial management, and resource utilization in line with UNRWA approved policies, processes, and procedures; <!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Develops & maintains inclusive, safe and stimulating learning environment within the assigned school, in coordination with other stakeholders, through ongoing respect of human and child rights, discipline, morale among staff and students, and links with parents and the community to ensure zero tolerance to violence and corporal punishment, and arranges for the effective and efficient administration and maintenance of school premises, equipments and supplies;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->In coordination with concerned stakeholders, ensures updated and accurate school data and information system aligned with the EMIS, ensures appropriate technology use and arranges for the enrollment of new eligible student to UNRWA schools in line with UNRWA guidelines and policies; <!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Performs such other duties as may be assigned.Minimum Qualifications<!--[if !supportLists]-->o <!--[endif]-->A University degree from a college or university in a subject taught in UNRWA schools plus at least one year of professional teacher training; or <!--[if !supportLists]-->o <!--[endif]-->A University degree from a college or university in a subject taught in UNRWA schoolsplus a higher diploma or advanced degree in education.<!--[if !supportLists]-->o <!--[endif]-->At least seven years satisfactory teaching experience in which at least two years should have been in an administrative/managerial capacity. Language<!--[if !supportLists]-->o <!--[endif]-->Excellent command of spoken and written Arabic;<!--[if !supportLists]-->o <!--[endif]-->Good command of spoken and written English.Competencies<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Knowledge of educational theories and good practices, and teacher/school development;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others in a team working environment;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Demonstrated ability to communicate both verbally and in writing;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Ability to work under pressure and meet target deadlines;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Problem solving and decision making skills;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Proficiency in the standard PC applications used by the Agency;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Research and problem solving skills in teaching and learning context;<!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Integrity and positive attitude.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONSAdvanced degree in a related subject;EQUIVALENCYWhen the minimum requirements are not fully met, Field Director for Field Area staff and Director of Human Resources for Headquarters Area staff, in consultation with the concerned supervisor may exceptionally substitute part of the unmet requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, additional professional training and progressive relevant work experience.NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered an acceptable combination.How to ApplyApplicants are required to register at


    by creating a personal profile and completing an UNRWA Personal History Form. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Only applications received through


    will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted

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