Head of Senior School, Portugal

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St. Dominic’s international School, PortugalPortugal

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

St. Dominic’s International School, in Lisbon Portugal, is a long established school and, currently, the only one in Portugal that delivers the three academic programmes of the International Baccalaureate – the PYP, MYP and DP. We are accredited by CIS and NEASC.

The Mission of St. Dominic’s is to nurture people and cultivate international mindedness and a sense of global citizenship by offering a quality international education, which develops the unique intellectual, social, physical, emotional, moral and spiritual characteristics inherent in each person.

We are a truly international school, with 47 nationalities represented amongst our student body, and 17 nationalities amongst the teaching staff. The school currently has 800 students of which 350 are in the Junior School (Nursery/G5) and 450 in the Senior School (G6/12).

The position

We are seeking a Head of the Senior School, with extensive middle or senior leadership experience within an IB environment.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate his/her abilities in:

  • Leading and managing diverse teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills,
  • Their knowledge of the IB programmes
  • Promoting a vision for the future that realizes the potential of all students
  • Modelling the values and ethos inherent in an inclusive IB school.

General information and application procedures.

If you are interested in joining us, please submit the following items:

  • your c.v. with contact details of three professional referees
  • a letter of application, addressed to me, of maximum two sides.

These documents should all be attached to one e-mail with a subject line stating the position applied for and your name to recruitment@dominics-int.org  to be received no later than noon, GMT, on Friday March 23rd.

Long listed candidates will be interviewed by Skype, with short listed candidates invited to Lisbon. All applications will be acknowledged.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Rua Maria Brown, Outeiro de Polima, Sao Domingos de Rana, Lisbon, 2785-518, Portugal
Telephone: +351 21 444 0434
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