Principal, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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British International School RiyadhRiyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Start date: 1st August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale
Contract term: Permanent

The British International School, Riyadh is seeking a Principal to start in August 2019

The Board is seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspiring Principal to lead the BISR and to build on its success and excellent reputation. This is a genuinely exciting opportunity to lead a well-established world class school.

The British International School, Riyadh caters for students aged 3-18. 51% of students are British but over 52 nationalities are represented within the student body. The school is accredited by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and the Council of International Schools (CIS). The most recent British School overseas inspection described the BIS curriculum as “outstanding” and states that “students demonstrate outstanding attitudes, behaviour and personal development. They take a pleasure in their own success and that of others”.  In a recent confidential survey staff overwhelmingly stated that they enjoy working at the school. 

Please contact Mrs Sherin Marashi ( for recruitment information and job specification.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Mrs Cheryl Wood ( who will arrange a chat with the Principal.

To apply, please submit your letter of application with an accompanying CV addressed to the Board of Governors to

BISR believes very strongly in the role of the school in safeguarding children and young people.  All staff, whatever their role in the school, will require to undergo rigorous background checks before commencing employment.

The school reserves the right to make an earlier appointment if a suitable candidate is identified

For more information about the school please visit our website:

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More about British International School Riyadh
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: P.O Box 85769, Riyadh, 11612, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 11 248 2387

BISR was established in 1979. It is a not for profit school with 1500 students and 122 teachers from 15 different nationalities. The school is a member of the Council of International schools and The British Schools of the Middle East. Approximately ...