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Job details
Employer English International School of Moscow
Location Russia
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
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Job starts 1st August 2017

The Board of Governors of the English International School, Moscow East is looking for an exceptional School Principal to lead and inspire the school in the next stage of its development. 

The English International School in Moscow (EIS) has 3 campuses, located in the East, West and South West of this vibrant and spectacular city. The founding campus – Moscow East - opened ten years ago in response to Moscow's growing demand for international schools of outstanding quality, providing British style education for expatriate and local students aged 3 to 18 years.  23 nationalities are currently represented in the school body.

The school is located in a purpose-built, spacious and well equipped campus with capacity for 256 students in the green and calm suburb of Novogrireevo, just 17 minutes by Metro from the city centre.  Thanks to Moscow's extensive transport network, the school attracts students from all over this vast city. The school is a member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and the Council of International Schools (CIS). The school expects to achieve Accreditation with CIS in spring / summer 2017. It is also approved and a registered by the Edexcel and Cambridge Examination Boards for iGCSE and ‘A’levels.  Many of our students achieve outstanding results going on to study in the world’s top universities

EIS is part of the Orbital Education Group of schools which owns and operates a network of schools in East Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America.  Orbital Education supervises and supports all of its schools from its UK head office, also providing opportunities for collaboration between schools and staff development and progression within the network (

The ideal candidate for this exciting but challenging role will be able to demonstrate:

  • A passion and a drive for excellence at all levels
  • A proven track record of achievement in senior leadership positions in educational institutions
  • Substantial experience of working in a British international school environment outside the UK in a multi-lingual multi-cultural setting
  • The ability to lead change and achieve sustained improvements through engagement with stakeholders
  • The ability to work collaboratively with peers towards the achievement of common goals
  • UK-based teaching qualifications and experience

Interested candidates should download the overview document, job profile and person specification. Applications should include your up to date CV, a recent head and shoulders colour photograph, and details of two referees, including your most recent employer.  In a covering letter, applicants should highlight how their experience, knowledge and skills match those of the ideal candidate as set out above. 

Please send application to:

EIS is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS (in the UK) or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country(ies) of residence.
Applications must be received by 17.00 GMT on Wednesday 28th December 2016


111396 Moscow,
Zeleny prospect, 66-a
Russian Federation

About the employer

Information about English International School of Moscow
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

EIS Moscow East
66A Zeleny Prospekt
Russian Federation
+7 495 301 7587