The Principal is the learning leader and administrative head of The Queens Campus (grades K/8), serving approximately 150 students. He/She is responsible for the on-going improvement of the school in optimizing the learning of all students. The Principal provides leadership and management necessary to ensure the success of the school in fulfilling the Mission and Guiding Principles of the United Nations International School. The Principal works collaboratively with the entire school community to live our Mission, model our Core Values, prioritize our Student Learning Objectives, and develop a holistic teaching and learning program relevant to the challenges of the 21st century. The Principal is a member of the School’s Leadership Team, and will be actively involved as a change agent while implementing the major recommendations and goals of the strategic plan.
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The position requires an extraordinary educational leader, one with advanced written and verbal communications skills, a highly developed level of interpersonal empathy and a willingness to engage at every level with the UN community. The successful candidate will be able to navigate complex cultures, and demonstrate an international mind-set. He/she will bring a rich experience with national and international curricular frameworks. Personal attributes expected include self- motivation, the ability to think both strategically and tactically, and the flexibility to successfully work within a diverse and demanding school environment. Highly developed technology skills and commitment to technology integration are required to successfully lead and manage the Queens Campus.
Education, Work Experience, and Skills Requirements:
University degree, preferably a masters or doctorate;
Teaching experience, preferably in an international, multi-lingual setting
School administrative experience in a leadership position, preferably in an International ?School;
Experience with blended learning and integrated technology;
Excellent leadership, inter-personal, communication skills;
Proven skills as a dynamic innovator, team-player and strategic thinker
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits are highly competitive, commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.