Principal, Grubbeskolan
Umeå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Principal
Work model On location
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We work together so that children and students can develop and have a safe upbringing. We teach children to read, write and count. We contribute to developing children's imagination and belief in their own abilities. We support children and students to live an independent life. We have Sweden's most important job - our mission is to give young people faith in the future The education administration is responsible for pre-school, pre-school class, primary school, adapted primary school and leisure center in the municipality. Preschools and primary schools in grades F-6 are divided into two geographical areas, Southwest and Northeast. Years 7–9 are a combined area. Each area is led by an area manager. Grubbeskolan is a 7–9 school located centrally in the western part of Umeå. We have a school yard and an artificial turf that invite activity. Our focus is knowledge, safety and well-being. There are also Umeå Music Classes in grades 7-9. The staff is competent and committed and we have good parental cooperation. If you are attracted to leading a large upper secondary school together with another principal where consensus, positive expectations and a common foundation of values ​​set the tone for your working day together - then you should apply! Your work assignments As principal, you have ultimate responsibility for your groups of students and staff. You work closely with your principal colleague at the school. The assignment as principal entails, among other things: to lead and coordinate the educational work at the 7-9 unit at the school to decide together with your principal's colleague about the school's internal organization and resource distribution quality assurance of teaching student health work personnel responsibility personnel planning, recruitment and rehabilitation employee and salary negotiations overall systematic work environment work You are part of a leadership team for all school leaders within the municipality's upper secondary schools and report to the area manager for 7-9. As a manager in Umeå municipality, we want you to represent the municipality in a trust-inspiring and positive way. You focus on citizen benefit and engage in dialogue with your employees about goals and plans so that they understand their role and importance for the whole. It is also important that you stand for shared values ​​and are a role model for your employees. You encourage your employees to be curious, creative and collaborate and make both the individual employee and the work team visible. About you We are looking for you who have a pedagogical university education towards the later years. We also want you to have experience of teaching work in primary school, preferably in later grades. Perhaps you have experience as a manager/school leader and have completed the principal's program. If you have not worked as a school leader before, you must have led and coordinated colleagues in pedagogical development work or completed an internal trainee program for future school leaders or Recruitment training for future school leaders. We are looking for someone who has a clear vision for the school and can inspire and engage staff, students and parents in striving towards common goals. You are a good relationship builder who promotes good relationships with staff, students and guardians. You also actively contribute to cooperation and collaboration within the management group you belong to. It is important that you have a good ability to organize and plan the school's activities in a way that promotes learning and development. You also need to have clear and good communication and dare to make decisions and stand for them vis-à-vis students, staff and guardians. Don't forget to attach a personal letter and CV. As a result of the law on suitability checks, extracts from the police criminal records must be presented upon employment. Follow Umeå Municipality on Linkedin! About Umeå municipality Umeå municipality is the region's largest employer with over 13,000 employees. The municipality has approximately 440 managers and the operation is divided into eight administrations. Our jobs and our value base are based on citizen focus, openness, trust and continuous improvement. Umeå is a cultural city in constant development. In order to meet the goal of 200,000 inhabitants in 2050, we need more people working for growth and welfare. We know that differences enrich and welcome everyone to apply for a job with us. In the next ten years, we will hire around a thousand employees every year. Do you want to become one of us? Umeå municipality is part of three administrative areas for Finnish, Meänkieli and Sami www.umea.se/minoriteter. As an employee with us in Umeå municipality, you can take advantage of a number of benefits. Take advantage of our benefits https://umea.se/jobbochforetagande/jobbochpraktik/kommunensomarbetsgivare/varaformaner.4.1b4d24fb1752122eb843bf.html Do you sell ads or offer recruitment support? Please, do not contact the municipality about it! We select and contact the companies we collaborate with ourselves.
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Umeå is a place where the creativity of a vibrant city is surrounded by unspoiled nature in all directions. Our city offers incredible gastronomic experiences and world-renowned cultural institutions and festivals. Abounding in creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research and academic institutions, Umeå welcomes the curious and creative. We offer a work-life-balance and an unmatched interplay between a dynamic urban environment and boundless nature.

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Umeå is a place where the creativity of a vibrant city is surrounded by unspoiled nature in all directions. Our city offers incredible gastronomic experiences and world-renowned cultural institutions and festivals. Abounding in creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research and academic institutions, Umeå welcomes the curious and creative. We offer a work-life-balance and an unmatched interplay between a dynamic urban environment and boundless nature.
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