early years principal - aug 2023 - singapore

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far east team, teachanywhere
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job description

Early Years Principal
Required: August 2023
Location: Singapore
Region: Far East and South East Asia - Leadanywhere
Curriculum: Inquiry based, Reggio-Emilia inspired
Experience: 8-10 years, 5 years in a leadership role

School Overview: This Pre-school for children aged 18 months to six years of age is located in the heart of the city amidst lush surroundings and enjoys well-resourced classrooms and a strong staff of international teachers. The school follows an inquiry-based "Inquire-Think-Learn" curriculum, inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach.

This school is part of an Education Group, headquartered in Singapore with 100 schools in over 12 countries. Together, these schools provide high quality education to over 12,000 children globally.

Role and Requirements: The school are looking for an outstanding and inspirational Pre-School Principal. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Principal will be responsible to lead the school's Vision and Mission, its values, policies and practices. The Principal will lead the teaching and school support team in the execution of professional duties and responsibilities to meet the financial, curriculum and operational requirements of the school.


  • A Master's or Bachelor's degree in Education from a recognised University
  • 8-10 years of direct work experience in an international schools working with pre school and primary children
  • At least 5 years in a leadership role within an international school
  • Training and expeirence in IB Primary years programme is essential
  • Experience in inquiry based curriculum preferred
  • A self-starter with strong ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a positive approach to work and relationships with others
  • The charisma to motivate, support and encourage staff and students through a collaborative approach
  • Strong leadership and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Please ask your Teachanywhere consultant for a copy of the full job description for this role.


  • Salary dependent on qualifications and experience according to the school salary scale, paid in Singapore dollars.
  • Housing allowance
  • Flights
  • Medical insurance
  • 2 year contract with bonus upon completion


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