Head of Upper School

  • Location

    Republic of Korea

  • Sector:

    Prep Schools

  • Salary:

    £85k - 100k per year

  • Contact:

    Devra Farhi

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7587 5153

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Devra Farhi

A leading independent Preparatory School in South Korea require a Headteacher for a Pre-Preparatory School from April, 2021, preferably earlier, if possible. This is a co-educational school with approximately 120 students.   
As a member of the Senior Management Team, the role would include the following: working in conjunction with the Governors to lead on the vision and strategic direction of the school; monitoring and evaluating pupil progress and assessments from EYFS to Key Stage 1; managing all teaching and support staff; and ensuring all appropriate policies and CPD are in place.  The chosen candidate would have some teaching responsibilities at both Year 1 and Year 2. 
Essential: An excellent academic record - a degree from an established UK university; a robust background in Key Stage 1, prior experience in the independent sector, and a teaching qualification are essential. 
Desired: Experience teaching EYFS or a prior background Head of Pre-Prep would be a bonus, however, this is not essential. 
 Through understanding the nature of each child, the school aim to inspire children to become creative, independent thinkers, competent communicators and to build positive relationships. The school wishes pupils to care for the world around them and be happy, confident, enquiring individuals who love to learn and contribute to their school and other communities.  With small class sizes, an importance on both guided play and academic learning will be fundamental.  Central to the school's mission will be to provide excellence in academics in tandem with an outstanding  pastoral care programme.

The school is set on idyllic, picturesque surroundings with cutting edge, state of the art facilities.  A lucrative package is on offer for the chosen candidate including a competitive salary, private healthcare, and free tuition for dependents.

If you would like the opportunity to lead a top Pre-Preparatory School based on your vision, please forward your CV asap to: devra.farhi@harrishill.co.uk or please ask for Devra for an informal chat on: 020 7820 7308.