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Head of School

CIS ArmeniaYerevan

CIS Armenia International School is seeking a Head of School to lead us forward into the next stage of our development. This is an exciting opportunity to lead our growing school in the next phase of its educational journey.

 CIS Armenia is the leading international school in Armenia, providing an exceptional education based on the Cambridge Curriculum for the children in our care. We employ a talented team of fully qualified expatriate teachers, qualified local teachers and local associate teachers to deliver a comprehensive and well-rounded educational programme.

Learning at CIS Armenia begins with Foundation Stage One in our well-resourced Early Years department and our building currently hosts Primary and Secondary classes up to Year 13. We are a young school; this is our sixth year, however, we are ambitious and committed to providing continuous improvement for our students and our school community. The next phase of our development will be a move into larger premises where we can continue to enhance and expand our resources and facilities. We aim to provide an outstanding learning environment for our students from Early Years, through Primary, into Secondary and as they undertake their IGCSE and A Level Programme courses.

Qualifications preferred for the new Head of School at CIS Armenia:

• Advanced degree in educational leadership

• A proven record of educational leadership

• Ability to recruit, retain, and develop strong teachers

• Experience in budget management

• Outstanding leadership abilities in motivating, inspiring and challenging both staff and students in order to strengthen and promote the mission and to bring to life the values of CIS Armenia International School

• The ability to nurture and extend the collaboration and partnership between students, staff, board members, parents, and the wider community

• A commitment to child protection and safety

The school will offer a competitive package, reflecting the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Benefits in addition to an attractive salary include:

• Medical insurance

• Housing allowance

• Annual leave allowance

• Support with all visa and travel arrangements

• Free tuition for dependent children

The school is located in the heart of the city of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. This is a vibrant and exciting city, offering outdoor cafés, wonderful food, tree-lined boulevards, a rich historical tradition and a lively cultural mix of past and present. Armenia is an ancient country with outstanding scenery full of history that one can see in the many beautiful churches, monasteries and fortresses.

For further information, a job description and a person specification, please contact

Azat Soultanov, Director at and Peter Sloan, education consultancy at

CIS Armenia International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers.  All successful candidates must provide a UK enhanced DBS disclosure if currently working outside the UK. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant's current school.

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