Assistant Principal (Secondary), Singapore

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Middleton International School - TampinesSingapore

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Reporting to the Principal, the Assistant Principal (Secondary school) will be responsible in assisting the Principal to lead the team in the execution of professional duties and responsibilities to meet the following:

Job Roles & Responsibilities


  • Develop the schools strategic and operational plans and budgets
  • Overseeing the quality, balance and relevance of the academic, pastoral and after- school activities provided for the students at the school.
  • Formulate the overall direction and objectives of the secondary school and ensure that it is aligned with the ethos and curriculum of the rest of the school.

Overall Management

  • Work collaboratively with the senior leadership team to monitor overall school operations. 
  • Ensure that processes are in place to monitor the quality of the teaching delivered by the teaching staff.
  • Ensure that professional development is planned for all teaching and non- teaching staff.
  • Manage the selection of teaching and non-teaching staff
  • Monitor and review teaching and learning standards
  • Maintain a system of teacher performance appraisal
  • Manage budget, resources and facilities of the school
  • Manage timetabling of teaching staff including planning for relief teachers.  
  • Maintain good relationships with teaching and non-teaching staff.
  • Maintain good relationships with parents and facilitate appropriate contact between staff and parents
  • Undertake an active role in the strategic and operational development of the school and increase in school enrolments
  • Interview parents of prospective students when possible, explaining the curriculum and the ethos of the school
  • Work with licensing and accreditation authorities to ensure that the school meets the required Standards


  • Plan, deliver and assess the curriculum for IMYC, IGCSE and A Levels for grades 6  – 12.
  • Work closely with the Senior Leadership Team in supporting learning and teaching.

Who are we looking for

  • A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Education from a recognised University with at least 5 years of direct work experience in a school that offers IGCSE and A Levels. Experience in international schools and experience in primary is preferred.
  • Prior experience of at least 2 years in a leadership role with a secondary school
  • Proven record of success in an Administrative or Curriculum Leadership role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong IT skills and growth mindset
  • Team player and lifelong learner
  • Ability to build community through positive interactions with parents
  • Enjoyment of and proven ability in communicating respectfully with young people

More about Middleton International School - Tampines
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 2 Tampines Street 92, Singapore, 528889, Singapore. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +65 6636 1155