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259 Principal

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259 Principal
British School of Quito, Quito, Ecuador
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Senior School Leader, to lead the school through the next period of exciting development. The role would ideally start from January 2024 onwards, although start dates later in the year will be considered dependent upon candidate availability. Candidates should confirm their earliest availability when making their application.

In the role of Principal, you will be responsible for working with the Orbital Leadership team and local stakeholders to drive the strategic direction of the school, in addition to overseeing the operational leadership of the Heads of School. School leadership is a close partnership with the Foundation director, who leads a strong non-academic administration team of HR, finance, marketing and site operations services.
Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School
Orbital Education focuses on delivering quality education to its students around the globe. We educate more than 5,000 young people from 114 nationalities, sending them on to high quality universities. We are an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, Albania, China, Mexico, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe.
Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:
Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues worldwide
Enhanced professional development opportunities
Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunities to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career
The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of outstanding senior educational leadership, preferably with experience in British style international schools.

This is a perfect opportunity for a Senior leader wanting to experience all the natural and cultural wonders of Latin and South America, alongside the opportunity to shape the delivery of international education at a high-quality education establishment. As a small school setting, it would suit an ambitious and experienced senior leader seeking to step up to their first Principal opportunity.

You will be a visionary, strategic leader and a committed team player who demonstrates a collaborative approach to working with others. You should have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with all of the school’s stakeholders. The ideal candidate for this exciting and challenging role will be able to demonstrate:
UK-based teaching qualifications and experience.
A proven track record of achievement in senior leadership at all-through schools (3-18 years)
Substantial experience of working in a British international school environment - outside the UK in a multi-lingual, multi-cultural setting is desirable but not essential.
A passion and a drive for excellence at all levels and developing teachers so that they deliver quality teaching and learning experiences for their students.
The ability to lead change and achieve sustained improvements through engagement with stakeholders and working collaboratively with colleagues towards the achievement of common goals.
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