principal (ey and primary) - january 2023- singapore

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the far east team - teachanywhere, teachanywhere
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job description

Principal (Early Years and Primary Campus)
Start Date: January 2023
Location: Singapore
Region: Far East and South East Asia - Leadanywhere
Curriculum: UK / IPC / Inquiry Based
Experience: 8-10 years, 5 years of leadership experience
Salary: Competitive
Contract: Two Year Renewable

School overview: Part of a large school group with over 100 campuses in 12 different countries, this new campus opened in 2018 with the capacity for 1000 students from KG - 18. The pre-school follows the school's own Inquire-Think-Learn programme. The primary programme follows the Key Stages (UK Curriculum) for English and is inspired by Singapore MOE Mathematics, Science and Humanities. Children are at the school are encouraged to be independent thinkers and take responsibility of their learning. The curriculum aims to develop 21st century skills and develop successful and happy individuals who are compassionate, responsible and active global citizens.

Job overview: Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Board of Directors (BOD), the Principal will lead the academic and non- academic team in the execution of
professional duties and responsibilities to meet the academic, operational and
financial targets of the school including:

  • Strategic Leadership of school
  • Overall management
  • Curriculum management
  • Staff Management
  • Safe guarding
  • Student Management
  • Parent Management
  • Marketing and Enrolment
  • Financial Management


  • A Master's or Bachelor's degree in Education.
  • 5 years of leadership experience in an International School.
  • 8 to 10 years of teaching experience in an International School working with preschool and primary children.
  • Experience in inquiry based curriculum is preferred.
  • A leader who regard the child as the first and singularly most important consideration.
  • A resilient leader with the ability to navigate through ambiguity.
  • A self-starter who is able to think on your feet and work under pressure.
  • A people leader with the charisma to motivate and inspire your team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • International experience, especially in Asia, is highly valued.

Location Overview: Mixing together a mass of different cultures, cuisines and architectural styles, Singapore is studded with vast showpiece constructions to complement its colonial-era hotels and buildings. Cutting-edge tourist developments continue to spring up. Shopping avenues and underground malls throb with life, as do the food courts, the riverside bars and the temple-dotted outlying neighbourhoods. Singapore is a very safe, clean, friendly place and ideal for a first time expat and being so close to other countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia means it's cheap and easy to travel overseas.

Package: Competitive salary, monthly (inclusive of all allowance).Two Year Contract


Curriculum knowledge and experience


BA Hons (QTS),BEd,BSc Hons (QTS)

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