Head of School

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Discovery Bay International School

Hong Kong

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Role Managed by:

Katie Kettle

Project Manager

t: 020 7340 6246

e: Katie.Kettle@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 25/10/2018

Discovery Bay International School (DBIS) is unique among other international schools in Hong Kong. With three campuses situated in tranquil Discovery Bay on the beautiful island of Lantau, DBIS is a vibrant global community of 1,140 students aged 3-18 drawn from over 40 different nationalities. DBIS is a not-for-profit school committed to providing an outstanding inclusive education and to the development of global citizens able to thrive in a rapidly changing and increasingly interconnected world.

The School Council are now seeking an exceptional Head to succeed Paul Tough who has been appointed as Principal of the British School of Tokyo from August 2019. This is an exciting opportunity to lead our school into the next important stage of our evolution which will include the continued expansion of the secondary school and the development of our academic profile within the context of our commitment to inclusivity as a non-selective school.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding educationalist with the experience and strategic skills to inspire our diverse community and lead our high performing senior team. Warm and engaging, our next Head will combine academic ambition with a commitment to inclusion, and will bring the wisdom to balance change with continuity and consolidation. A track record of successful school leadership is essential as is a genuine resonance with DBIS’s distinctive ethos and values.

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