Overseas Leadership Searches

Since 1981, over 400 schools worldwide have trusted ISS as their resource for administrative searches. The positions below are a small percentage of the administrative roles that ISS recruits for - only active ISS candidates can see a complete list of these positions.

Leadership Opportunities

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Candidates should submit one PDF file that includes a letter of application, a CV/resume including the names and contact information of three recent professional references), and three reference letters.


Please email applications to:

Bonetta Ramsey, Director, at bramsey@lsnepal.com


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All application materials should be sent to the school as directed, not to ISS. 


 

Important Dates

Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: October 30, 2017

Date Posted: October 16, 2017

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Candidates are requested to apply to recruiting@faculty.isd.sn and to send a cover letter and resume by October 30, 2017. 

All application materials should be sent to the school as directed, not to ISS. 

Important Dates

Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: October 30, 2017

Date Posted: October 05, 2017

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In order to help American School Foundation of Monterrey reach its potential, the Assistant Elementary Principal for Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment  candidate will identify and implement practices that ensure optimum levels of student achievement in conjunction with the Head of Learning and Innovation, the ELEM Campus Director and Leadership Team.  S/he will model and assist with best practice curriculum design, instructional programs and research-based practices.  The Assistant Elementary Principal for Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment will also oversee the review, adoption and purchasing of resources, textbooks and other instructional materials in conjunction with the Leadership Team and Department Heads. 

Important Dates

Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: October 31, 2017

Questions?

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Date Posted: October 01, 2017

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For more information about the position, please visit the ASD website

All application materials should be sent to the school as directed, not to ISS. 

Important Dates

Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: October 23, 2017

Date Posted: September 29, 2017

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The new International School of Dongguan Head of School must be someone who is forward focused, resourceful, and resilient when challenges occur. The ability to direct the school's vision and maintain a strong leadership team is essential.  The new Head of School will be recruited and supported by ISS and will work closely with the ISS Asia Pacific staff. 

Important Dates

Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: October 31, 2017

Questions?

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Date Posted: September 28, 2017

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In order to help Carol Morgan School reach its potential, the Head of School candidate must be a visionary and inspirational leader.  As well as a confident, collaborative, proactive decision-maker who is committed to incorporating Information Technology based solutions into every facet of education, from computers to social media to web-based research.  S/he will be an outstanding communicator skilled in interpersonal relations with staff, parents and students.  The new Head of School will be committed and able to ensure the continued implementation and success of all programs.  As well as a pedagogical leader who is able to understand, share, and emphasize research-based best educational practices.

Important Dates

Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: November 6, 2017

Questions?

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Date Posted: September 20, 2017

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For more information about the position, please visit our website at:

http://www.hkis.edu.hk/join-us/working-at-hkis/a-career-at-hkis  

All application materials should be sent to the school as directed, not to ISS. 

Important Dates

Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: November 17, 2017

Date Posted: September 17, 2017

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The Director of Teaching and Learning will support initiatives of strategic planning and improvement, accreditation, and culture building.  S/he will ensure high-quality learning that aligns with the school's mission by ensuring teaching, learning and curriculum development are of the highest standard.  S/he will provide and support appropriate professional development plans for high-quality teaching and curriculum development.  As well as investigating new, research-based approaches to effective learning and ensuring the NCPA school community is actively engaged with these approaches.

Important Dates

Start Date: July 2018
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Questions?

Contact the ISS Search Consultant Beth Pfannl

Date Posted: September 09, 2017

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  1. November 15th, 2017 is the deadline for applications. Candidates should note that in the event an outstanding applicant is identified early in the search process, ISP reserves the right to make an appointment before the deadline. For this reason, it is very important that interested candidates apply as soon as possible.

    Candidates wishing to learn more about the International School of Panama may visit www.isp.edu.pa. 

Important Dates

Start Date: July 2018
Application Deadline: November 15, 2017

Date Posted: August 31, 2017

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Candidates are requested to apply online at the AES website and to send a cover letter, educational philosophy, résumé and a list of at least three references with contact details in one PDF document, no later than Friday, September 22, 2017. Referees should include your current supervisor and may include one administrative colleague. Open letters of reference from supervisors or Board members are welcome and should be included in the single PDF, but they will not substitute for referee contact information.

Applicants should visit the school website and complete a brief online candidate summary information sheet, and send application materials to recruitment@aes.ac.in.

Important Dates

Start Date: July 2018
Application Deadline: September 22, 2017

Date Posted: August 29, 2017

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The Lower School Director has overall responsibility for the planning and day-to-day administration of the educational and co-curricular program in the Lower School. The Lower School Director reports to the Head of School and is a key member of the ASM Educational Leadership Team.  In collaboration with the Lower School Leadership Team s/he will provide leadership to ensure an excellent, well-managed educational program. S/he will achieve this through routine management of the school in accordance with the policies and directions set by the Board of Trustees and Head of School. Primary responsibilities include: long term and short range curricular assessment and planning, teacher supervision and evaluation, student care and discipline, communication with the school community and budgeting and facilities management.

Important Dates

Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: October 15, 2017

Questions?

Contact the ISS Search Consultant Beth Pfannl

Date Posted: August 27, 2017

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For more information about the position, please visit our website at:

http://www.hkis.edu.hk/join-us/working-at-hkis/a-career-at-hkis#openings


All application materials should be sent to the school as directed, not to ISS. 

Important Dates

Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

Date Posted: August 24, 2017

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For more information about the position, please visit our website at:

http://www.hkis.edu.hk/join-us/working-at-hkis/a-career-at-hkis#openings


All application materials should be sent to the school as directed, not to ISS. 

Important Dates

Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

Date Posted: August 24, 2017

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If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit AISC's "Career Opportunities" webpage for application instructions. Please carefully review the complete position profile at out our website for further details.

NOTE: Candidates are asked to apply as early as possible. In the event of an outstanding applicant, AISC reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date for applications. 

Important Dates

Start Date: July 2018
Application Deadline: October 2, 2017

Date Posted: August 22, 2017

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  2. Dalian American International School and The Huamei Academy seek a new Head of School who is forward focused, resourceful and resilient when challenges occur. The ability to direct the school’s vision and maintain a strong leadership team is essential. The new Head of School will be recruited and supported by ISS and will work closely with the ISS Asia Pacific staff. 

Important Dates

Start Date: July 2018
Application Deadline: October 9, 2017

Questions?

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Date Posted: August 16, 2017

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The Deputy Head of School for Learning is responsible for ensuring high-quality learning that aligns with the school's mission and definition of learning.  The core purpose of this role is to ensure ISB students are well prepared for their futures in college, careers, and citizenship. Responsibilities include investigating new, research-based approaches to effective learning and ensuring the ISB school community is actively engaged with these approaches; as well as ensuring ISB recruits and retains the best teachers, developing strategies that encourage a 'one school' approach to student learning.  Qualified candidates should have a proven track record in an administrative position at a medium to large international school, a passion for improving student learning and welfare, experience as a Principal, and the ability to complement the Head of School and Deputy Head of School/CFO.

Important Dates

Start Date: July 2018
Application Deadline: October 2, 2017

Questions?

Contact the ISS Search Consultant Beth Pfannl

Date Posted: July 28, 2017

Head of School at Dalian American International School and The Huamei Academy, Dalian, China

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Elementary Principal at Lincoln School, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Lower Primary Associate Principal at Hong Kong International School, Hong Kong

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Head of School at Carol Morgan School, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Director of Technology at International School of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

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Middle School Principal at The American International School Chennai, Chennai, India

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Head of School at International School of Dongguan, Dongguan, China

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Director of Teaching and Learning at Nansha College Preparatory Academy, Guangzhou, China

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Deputy Head of School for Learning at International School Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

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Lower School Director at The American School of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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High School Principal at American School of Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Middle School Principal at The American Embassy School, New Delhi, India

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Assistant Elementary Principal for Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment at American School Foundation of Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico

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Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Director at International School of Panama, Panama City, Panama

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Searches Now Concluded

Start Date: July 2019

Application Deadline
: July 15, 2017

Posted: May 17, 2017

Questions?

Contact the ISS Search Consultant Beth Pfannl

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Start Date: August 2018

Application Deadline
: July 14, 2017

Posted: May 31, 2017

Questions?

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Start Date: July 2018

Application Deadline
: July 14, 2017

Posted: June 06, 2017

Questions?

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Successful Candidate ~ Greg Smith

SIS will be led by Robert Stearns as interim Head of School during the 2017-18 school year. Start Date: July 2018

Application Deadline
: July 7, 2017

Posted: April 03, 2017

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Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: June 20, 2017

Posted: May 19, 2017

Questions?

Contact the ISS Search Consultant David Randall

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Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: June 20, 2017

Posted: May 19, 2017

Questions?

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Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: June 3, 2017

Posted: April 03, 2017

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Start Date: August 2017

Application Deadline
: May 15, 2017

Posted: April 24, 2017

Questions?

Contact the ISS Search Consultant David Randall

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Start Date: August 2017

Application Deadline
: May 15, 2017

Posted: April 24, 2017

Questions?

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Start Date: August 2017

Application Deadline
: April 1, 2017

Posted: February 24, 2017

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Start Date: August 2017

Application Deadline
: March 1, 2017

Posted: February 24, 2017

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Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: February 14, 2017

Posted: December 13, 2016

Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: February 14, 2017

Posted: December 13, 2016

Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: February 14, 2017

Posted: December 13, 2016

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Start Date: August 2017

Application Deadline
: February 3, 2017

Posted: January 18, 2017

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Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: January 31, 2017

Posted: January 04, 2017

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Start Date: June 2017

Application Deadline
: January 19, 2017

Posted: December 15, 2016

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Dale Taylor

Dale Taylor has worked in the field of education for over twenty years and has worked internationally for the majority of that time. She has been an assistant principal and principal at international schools in Kuwait and Qatar. She was the founding principal at ACS International School in Doha. Her previous teaching experience includes positions in Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates, and Germany. Dale has a Bachelor Degree in social sciences from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and a Bachelor of Education Degree with Distinction from the University of Alberta. She also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership from the University of Bath. Dale is currently completing a doctorate in educational leadership at Concordia University in the United States. Her research interests include the development of mid-career teacher professionals and educational program implementation and evaluation. Dale holds both Barbadian and Canadian citizenship, which ensures she has the best of both worlds, depending on the season. Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: January 10, 2017

Posted: November 21, 2016

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Eddie Liptrot

Currently: Superintendent
Eddie Liptrot has been with the International Schools Group (ISG) in KSA since 2013. He is now in transition from his role as Head of the ISG's Dhahran British Grammar School to become Superintendent and CEO of the whole of ISG. He has previously held substantial Headship in the UK and in the Middle East. In addition, Eddie was adviser and development partner to a range of international schools, as part of a commercial international schools group, prior to joining ISG. Within this role he led in the founding of international schools which included opening a new international school in Moscow . Eddie has worked extensively in building school leadership capacity; as an employee of The University of Manchester, he trained and assessed Headteachers and middle leaders in the UK, through partnership with the then National College for School Leadership. Start Date: June 2018

Application Deadline
: December 31, 2016

Posted: November 15, 2016

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Start Date: June 2017

Application Deadline
: December 30, 2016

Posted: October 09, 2016

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Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: December 30, 2016

Posted: October 03, 2016

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Start Date: June 2017

Application Deadline
: December 14, 2016

Posted: November 30, 2016

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Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: November 30, 2016

Posted: October 20, 2016

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Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: November 30, 2016

Posted: October 19, 2016

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Start Date: June 2017

Application Deadline
: November 29, 2016

Posted: October 23, 2016

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Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: November 29, 2016

Posted: October 16, 2016

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Joel Courtney Lowe

Currently: School Director
Courtney Lowe is a visionary and trusted leader with strengths in leadership, consensus building, strategic planning and implementation, curriculum design, instructional supervision, financial management, and recruiting, mentoring and development of faculty and staff. Experienced in teaching and administration in American (AP) and IB curricula. With 24 years of international school teaching and leadership experience from Pre-K to university. His previous experience includes positions at Western Academy of Beijing, Hong Kong International School, and Canadian Academy in Kobe, Japan. Courtney holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University. As well as an M.S. in Library and Information Science (with Honors) from University of Illinois, and an M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (with Honors) from Northern Arizona University. Courtney will be joined by his wife and three daughters. Start Date: July 2018

Application Deadline
: November 17, 2016

Posted: October 05, 2016

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Start Date: June 2017

Application Deadline
: November 17, 2016

Posted: September 28, 2016

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Drew Adams

Currently: Principal, Roaring Fork High School
Drew Adams is joining the team at Colegio Colombo Britanico as a Head of Secondary Section. He is leaving his position of five years as the principal of Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale, CO. Prior to that position, Drew served as an administrator for six years in Boulder Valley Schools in Boulder, CO and he was a classroom teacher for eleven years before we became an administrator. Drew is joined by his wife who will be a librarian at CCB and his two daughters. He is most looking forward to working with the professional staff at CCB, re-acquiring his Spanish and immersing his family in the incredible Colombian culture. Start Date: July 2017

Application Deadline
: November 13, 2016

Posted: October 09, 2016

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