Headteacher, Lithuania

Closing date:Expiring soon

The British School of VilniusLithuania

Date posted:
Start date: TBC 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Remuneration Package
Contract term: Fixed Term

Applications are welcome for the Founding Head Teacher of The British School of Vilnius opening its doors in August 2019.

The school is being established by The Schools Trust, whose trustees have been responsible for the opening and governance of many prominent British schools around the world.

The school will deliver the English National Curriculum and its focus is on attaining exceptional academic standards, in line with the very best U.K. independent schools. The new campus, located in one of the most prominent areas of Vilnius, is a beautiful and modern building with a 150 children capacity with 10 classrooms in total. The school will initially offer the Foundation and Key Stage One year groups but will offer an additional year group each following academic year until a full primary school is established.

The Schools Trust is looking for a Head Teacher who:

  • has a proven track record of senior academic leadership 
  • is highly motivated and able to inspire and support others
  • sets high standards, and aspirational targets, in line with the organisation’s ethos and taking on board our mantra of building “World Leading Schools”

The Schools Trust favours applicants who:

  • have experience working in UK Independent schools or reputable international schools offering the English National Curriculum
  • have a strong infant and primary school focus
  • have IT and language skills. 

The Schools Trust will offer:

  • a supportive environment to develop and grow your skills, strengths and leadership
  • the opportunity to innovate and be forward-thinking
  • a commitment to continuous improvement and professional development
  • a knowledgeable and committed governing body who provide constructive support


As our Head Teacher, you will be expected to lead this development in partnership with the trustees, staff, parents, children and the local community, all the while delivering a vision for our future success. If you are highly motivated, resilient, and want to make a real impact, this could be the role for you.

We invite applications from highly qualified candidates with a proven track record of leadership and exceptional management, including the strategic vision to recruit and lead an exceptional team that promotes the further development of this outstanding school.

To apply for any of the above positions, please email your CV, references and application letter to hr@schoolstrust.co.uk.

Closing date 30th April 2019.

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More about The British School of Vilnius
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Address: Nemencines pl 48, Vilnius, 10104, Lithuania
Telephone: +370 52 33 88 55