Purpose: As the founding Director of the Center for Global Learning and Engagement, the Director will implement, supervise, monitor, and oversee all GLE programs and operations in grades PK-12.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required; Master’s degree preferred
Classroom teaching experience required
Previous experience as a Director of Global Studies preferred, including international travel
Current knowledge of best practices in Global learning, including curriculum and competencies
Experience working with students in elementary, middle, and upper schools preferred
Demonstrates and enthusiastically supports the School’s Mission and values of courage, integrity, compassion, and excellence
Performs in a manner that reflects positively on The Bolles School
Champions Global Learning at Bolles through the establishment of deep relationships with students, families, and staff
Alongside the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and administration, fosters a school-wide culture that values being part of a diverse community
Teaches up to three academic classes and/or advise, with goal of implementing Global Learning electives
Participates regularly in domestic and international travel with groups
Performs other duties as requested
Partners with School Administration to establish a Center for Global Learning and Engagement
Manages the program budget of the Center for Global Learning and Engagement
Supports Global Learning curriculum development PK-12 by consulting with departments and individuals, providing recommendations on how to incorporate global learning into the curriculum, and identifying professional learning opportunities for faculty members
Oversees development of a Global Scholar Certificate Program, including, among other things, course offerings and options (including Global Online Academy), summer reading, experiential learning opportunities, and travel
Presents the Global Learning and Engagement mission and programs to all constituencies
Serves on the Academic Council
Serves as the School’s GEBG liaison
Coordinates with Campus Heads to promote community engagement – locally, nationally, and internationally – including service clubs, campus-wide drives, and international service trips
Oversees and supports the Coordinator of Travel Programs to develop template curriculum (pre-departure, onsite, and post-return) for all travel experiences, WL and otherwise
Manages international programs and travel related to the World Languages Department
Researches and develops new experimental learning opportunities in all disciplines and oversees those programs as well as programs already in place
Develops and implements chaperone training programs for all off-campus co-curricular experiences
Explores the viability of a teacher exchange program for teachers of all levels
Partners with the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Multicultural Leadership Team to oversee programs such as the World Cultures and Countries Day, International Education Week, International Day of the Girl, etc.
Promotes a culture of learning that utilizes technology in meaningful and effective ways
Fosters an environment in which diversity, equity, and inclusion are consistently practiced in all facets of the school community
For best consideration please submit a completed application
by December 14, 2020 at https://www.bolles.org/about-us/careers.
About The Bolles School
The Bolles School is a nationally renowned, independent day and boarding School serving over 1,600 students in Pre-K through grade 12 on four campuses in Jacksonville and surrounding communities. A leader in academics, arts, and athletics, the School is firmly rooted in the principles that have characterized its community and traditions for nearly 85 years: pursuing excellence through courage, integrity, and compassion. The vast resources and expert instruction available to students as they explore and hone their individual interests and strengths are embodied in the School’s motto -- All Things Possible -- and students eagerly embrace the myriad of opportunities available to them both in and out of the classroom.