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Principal of Grace International School, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Principal of Grace International School, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Principal of Grace International School, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Grace International School provides a high quality child-centred education for expatriate children aged 3 to 16 in Bangladesh, based on a British curriculum and conducted in a Christian environment.  It is an interdenominational Christian school established for the children of expatriate Christian workers but open to students of all faith backgrounds. The approximately 250 students come from over 30 different countries.

For August 2016, we seek a vibrant, servant-hearted leader to head the school as Principal. The successful candidate will ideally have the following qualifications and qualities:

  • A personal Christian faith and active spiritual life
  • A heart for Christian service in a cross cultural context
  • Qualifications and significant experience as a primary and/or secondary teacher
  • Leadership, management and administrative experience
  • Cross cultural experience and understanding including in a developing country
  • Experience with and understanding of British and/or similar competency based curricula
  • Commitment to an active learning educational approach which values every child
  • Ability to lead a team from diverse backgrounds to meet common objectives
  • Energy, imagination and vision for the development of the school
  • The resilience and sense of humour needed to deal with complex issues

The benefits package includes an adequate living allowance, comfortable accommodation, traveller's health insurance and annual airfares home for staff and dependents. The initial contract is for 3 years.

The full job description, details of the benefits package, and an application form are available on request from gracevacancies@gmail.com.  Candidates are to submit a letter of application along with the completed application form and a current CV.  For more about the school visit www.grace.school

 

 

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