Head of Secondary School, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

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The British School ManilaTaguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

BSM will appoint for August 2020 an exceptional Head of Secondary School to work as a key contributing partner in a dynamic and strong Leadership Team to significantly develop and advance the programmes and standing of our school.  The successful candidate will be a compelling and experienced educational leader to build on the solid foundations of an inspiring Secondary School through its next exciting phase. 


Location: Manila, Philippines

Contract type: Full-time

Contract term: Fixed-term


 The successful candidate will have the following executive responsibilities:

  • Distributed leadership with the Secondary Leadership and Executive Leadership Teams.
  • Strategic planning.
  • Leading and developing vision-aligned values and understanding.
  • Understanding and leading change processes.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Sharing responsibility for planning and coordinating initiatives within the whole school.
  • Developing and leading high levels of collaborative performance.

 The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate abilities in:

  • Motivational and collaborative leadership. 
  • Managing Secondary School operations in in an international school environment that are mission-driven and vision-led.
  • Modeling and conveying core values and traditions.
  • Engaging and developing collaborative relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Designing strategic processes for growth and development.
  • Selection, recruitment and retention strategies.
  • Engaging effective appraisal processes and structures.

The successful candidate must show a depth of knowledge and experience in, amongst others, the following key areas:

  • Extensive teaching experience in international school  environments.
  • Established network links with:
  1. International school communities across the globe
  2. International professional educational bodies and associations
  3. International higher education providers
  • Knowledge and experience in leading school appraisals and accreditations with international bodies such as CIS, CIS, FOBISIA, COBIS and WASC.
  • Experience in IBDP and CAIE and/or other international academic programmes.
  • Experience in developing strategies for higher education placements and scholarships.
  • Innovative strategic curriculum development. 
  • Leading relevant CPD for teaching and leadership development and mentoring.
  • Sound budgeting experience.
  • Strategies for enhancing the teaching and learning environment for optimal academic performance.
  • And... a sense of humour

We can offer:

  • Highly motivated, engaged and enthusiastic students
  • A school with a real sense of community
  • A school that is focused on learning
  • An inclusive team of motivated and dedicated teachers and support staff
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • And, it's more fun in the Philippines (https://itsmorefuninthephilippines.co.uk/)


BSM follows Child Protection and Safeguarding policies in line with UK standards; all successful candidates will be required to submit a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate upon appointment.


To apply, please send your application letter, CV and a recent photo to: 


Please refer to www.britishschoolmanila.org for more information about  the school.

Closing date for applications: 13 December 2019

Interviews will be held during December 2019 and January 2020

More about The British School Manila
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 36th Street University Park, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila, 1634, Philippines. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +63 632 860 4800
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The British School Manila (BSM) is a highly regarded co-educational British international school established in 1976. The School is proud to uphold the high standard of the British education system and we take full advantage of our multi-cultural set...