Deputy principal of the New Rocket School's middle school
Kiruna, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Principal
Work model On location
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In Kiruna, you can experience everything from a magnificent mountain world to an exciting cultural life, from the midnight sun to the northern lights, from snow-filled winters to light-filled summers. Kiruna municipality is Sweden's northernmost city to which we are now moving. Kiruna is thus in an exciting situation and there is great faith in the future. Our employees are our most important resource and we are looking for you who want to be involved and contribute to Kiruna municipality's operations maintaining a high quality with the residents in focus. We are each other's work environment and we strive for a climate that is characterized by our value base RASK where respect, responsibility and cooperation in Kiruna municipality are the watchwords. Kiruna municipality has a total of 12 primary schools, geographically spread over the municipality. The primary school's task is to give the students knowledge and values ​​and to develop the students' ability to acquire these. We prepare our students for active life choices in the future. WORK DUTIES As an assistant principal, you have varied tasks with a focus on driving the school's pedagogical and organizational development forward together with the principal, based on the curriculum and school law. You have close cooperation with the principal and employees in the unit to develop the school's activities. Tasks for the assistant principal will be to convene and chair the student health team. The assistant principal will work closely with the special education teacher. The assistant principal also becomes supervisor for staff in two out of three work teams at the middle school and responsible for students for two out of three work teams at the middle school. Furthermore, the assistant principal must provide the basis for the principal's decision in accordance with the School Act, the regular principal delegates. There is no budgetary responsibility in the service. As an assistant principal, you are directly subordinate to the principal of the school unit. QUALIFICATIONS You have an academic degree with a teaching or special education focus. It is advantageous if you have completed the rector's training, or other training deemed equivalent by the employer. You are well acquainted with the school's governing documents and modern working methods. Furthermore, you are familiar with and have knowledge of the teachers' assignments. You are structured and have good administrative skills. It is advantageous to have previous experience in management or leadership, personnel responsibility, union work and work environment work. In order to complete your assignment, it is important that you are flexible and able to easily adapt to changing circumstances. You plan, organize and prioritize your work in a structured way. Furthermore, you find it easy to work independently and take your own initiatives and decisions within given frameworks. As the assignment requires good cooperation with both internal and external partners, we assume that you have good cooperation skills and are easy to make contacts and create relationships. We wish that you see a future in the assignment and that you want to be part of the work of continuing to run and develop a school for our students and employees. The position requires good computer skills as well as good verbal and written language skills. Great emphasis is placed on personal suitability. In order to work in an educational activity, we must have an approved extract from the police's crime register. Order one directly when you submit your application, as the processing time at the Police is about 2 weeks. You can find the form to search for the extract from the charge register via polisen.se. OTHER To work with us, you must share Kiruna Municipality's shared value base where respect, responsibility and cooperation are the watchwords. We offer a pleasant work environment and stimulating tasks and that you as an employee get a good balance between work and leisure. We have many different benefits where you as an employee can train free of charge at various training facilities up to SEK 5,000/year, we have cabins in the mountains that you can rent, we offer the opportunity to exchange wages for days off. We strive for equal gender distribution and see diversity as a strength, we welcome employees with different backgrounds and work to ensure that our workplaces are accessible to everyone. Kiruna Municipality sees full-time as a right, part-time as an opportunity. It is advantageous if you have knowledge of Finnish, Sami and/or Meänkieli, as the municipality of Kiruna is an administrative area for these languages. The municipality of Kiruna has made media for this recruitment and therefore prohibits us from contacting advertising sellers or other sellers of recruitment services.
Why you should work with us!

Explore one of the most fascinating cities in Europe, at the edge of Sweden's Arctic Circle. In Kiruna, global industry leaders in mining, space, and green technology are pushing the boundaries of what is possible for a fossil free future. Explore diverse career opportunities in Kiruna, where innovation just happens to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful nature in world. Help save the planet durning the day, while escaping into Sweden's breathtaking arctic wonderland on your time off! 

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Explore one of the most fascinating cities in Europe, at the edge of Sweden's Arctic Circle. In Kiruna, global industry leaders in mining, space, and green technology are pushing the boundaries of what is possible for a fossil free future. Explore diverse career opportunities in Kiruna, where innovation just happens to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful nature in world. Help save the planet durning the day, while escaping into Sweden's breathtaking arctic wonderland on your time off!
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