Academy of International School Heads
Sample Job Description
The PYP Coordinator reports directly to the Primary Principal. The role is currently combined
with that of Deputy Principal as a full-time position. Specific responsibilities include:
Ensure that copies of IBO PYP publications are available to all staff.
Maintain a record of completed planners.
Lead the development and documentation of the school's programme of inquiry.
Lead the development and review of the school's scope and sequence.
Ensure that essential agreements are formulated for assessment and for all areas of
Participate in the development of the school's educational strategy.
Support teachers and students in preparing for the PYP exhibition.
Ensure that staff are made aware of professional development opportunities.
Identify professional development needs and opportunities on and off campus.
Keep a record of workshop attendance and school visits.
Lead the orientation of new teachers into the PYP and ICSZ.
Assist the Principal in identifying resource needs.
Establish an inventory of resources to facilitate efficient management.
Ensure effective communication and collaboration among all staff members.
Conduct parent information sessions.
Publish articles pertaining to the programme in the school newsletter.
Circulate all relevant information received from the IBO.
Prepare and submit documentation required for authorization and evaluation.
Ensure that all requirements of the IBO concerning the programme are met.
Act as the liaison between the school and the IBO.
Provide outreach to the wider PYP community through OCC discussion forums, e-mail
and school visits.
Establish/maintain links with other PYP schools in the region.
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