Assistant Head, Taiwan

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Taipei European SchoolTaiwan
Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Attractive Salary
Contract term: Fixed Term

We welcome applicants for the above post, to take up the position in the British Primary Section of Taipei European School in August 2018.

The School

Taipei European School is an independent, co-educational day school, which was formed through the amalgamation of The Taipei British School, Ecole Française de Taipei and Deutsche Schule Taipei. It operates as a single European entity through a non-profit making Foundation.

The school has attracted worldwide attention with its unique model for integrating British, French and German sections in terms of curricula, administration, finance, buildings and facilities. TES is now home to 1,700 students from 50 different nationalities.

Our school comprises four sections: British Primary Section, French Section, German Section and British Secondary and High School Section. TES operates on two separate sites. The Swire European Primary Campus accommodates primary students, and the Swire European Secondary Campus caters for students from the age of 11 to 18 years.

TES is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The two British Sections are members of COBIS.

The Assistant Head position is for the British Primary Section. At the British Primary Section we use the English National Curriculum as our framework for learning. This provides children’s learning with a clear progression in skill development and, alongside our inquiry approach, ensures that learning is meaningful, challenging and engaging. We provide experiences that are personalised, allowing us to meet children’s needs and develop critical and creative thinkers.

The Candidates

We are looking for candidates whose dynamism, commitment, energy, professional expertise and experience qualify them to take on this exciting and challenging role. The successful candidate will be academically able, an excellent classroom teacher, an excellent communicator, capable of giving effective and inspiring leadership to staff, and will fully understand the commitment required of all staff in this busy and complex school.

The Post

The Assistant Head will be responsible for key curriculum and learning initiatives, particular staff management and development and will play a key role in school development and raising academic standards. Details are on the school website.

Pay and Conditions

An attractive salary will be determined in accordance with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Additional allowances will be given for accommodation, flights and relocation, as well as school fees for up to two children.

Method of Application

Please apply with a letter of application and completed Application Form. This should include the names and addresses of two referees and when completed should be uploaded online at:


Job location

More about Taipei European School
Address: Swire European Primary Campus (EPC), 727 Wen Lin Road, ShihLin District, Taipei, 11159, Taiwan
Telephone: +886 2 8145 9007