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Assistant Director Quality
The Americas Regional Office - Northbrook, IL

Job reference: 006199

Location: The Americas Regional Office - Northbrook, IL

Closing date: 15/03/2019

Department: Education

Assistant Director, Quality and School Support

Location: The Americas

Nord Anglia Education is looking to recruit an Assistant Director to lead quality assurance in The Americas region.

As a member of the central support Education team, the successful candidate will support schools in self-evaluation and training & development for school leaders in the geographical region. We believe that schools know themselves best and that our job is to provide them with the tools, support and challenge to be genuinely self-improving. The Assistant Director will also be a member of our global education team supporting the provision of quality education across our 56 schools worldwide.

The Role

We seek a talented, qualified and experienced, school/education leader with an affinity for international education to accelerate the great work achieved to date and lead/support in the following key areas, but not limited to:

  • School Quality Assurance

Manage the implementation of QA framework in the geographical region, acting as link advisor to designated schools.

  • Strategic and Organisational Leadership

Identify trends/patterns in performance and school quality and support the production of centralised reports.

Participate fully in the wider role of the Education Team in leading education across the group.

  • Implementation of Nord Anglia Education Programs and Collaborations

Support the implementation of Nord Anglia Education programmes and collaborations, including with MIT, UNICEF and the Juilliard School.

  • Professional Development

Work with the Director of Quality and Professional Development to produce and deliver professional development on Nord Anglia University and face to face, and participate as required in delivering the middle and senior leadership programmes.

The Successful Candidate will possess

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • A deep-held belief in school improvement through self-evaluation and self-improvement
  • Substantial experience as a senior leader in a school or in school improvement advisory work
  • Ability to judge the quality of educational outcomes at all ages
  • Good cross-cultural, interpersonal & communication skills to interact with diverse nationalities and cultures
  • Excellent analytical skills – with the passion and drive to demonstrate and quantify success
  • Strong leadership skills with gravitas that can be accepted by senior leaders in the group

We are looking to recruit someone with a strong desire to work for a fast-growing organisation and a true international and growth mindset. You will also be results orientated, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable and be driven to strive for continual improvement through your own professional development.

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium international schools’ organisation. Our 56 international schools are located in China, Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Americas. Together, they educate more than 53,000 students from the early years through to the end of secondary education.  We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools.

By joining Nord Anglia Education, you will become part of a committed and innovative team.  As a member of the world’s leading premium schools’ group you will be joining an active network of like-minded people across the world.

To Apply

On-line applications should include a CV and covering letter along with details of two professional referees.

If you would like an informal conversation about these posts with the Group Education Director, Andy Puttock, please contact his PA (Simona Lorenzini - who will be pleased to arrange a telephone call

Nord Anglia Education is totally committed to the safeguarding, well-being and protection of children, and those who work for us. By joining us, you will actively demonstrate your commitment to the same. We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.


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