Head of Upper School

Ref: 4757/1

Harrow International School Bangkok


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Role Managed by:

Lisa Whitehouse

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6259

e: Lisa.Whitehouse@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 09/12/2021

The oldest and largest member of the Harrow family of international schools, Harrow Bangkok is a thriving and highly successful organisation. Located in one of the most dynamic cities in South East Asia, the School provides an exceptional day and boarding education for c.1,600 students aged 18 months to 18 years.

With the appointment of Jon Standen as Head Master in January 2019, this high performing learning community is entering an exciting new phase in its development and now seeks to appoint a Head of Upper School. The appointee will provide professional vision and leadership for the Upper School, ensuring high quality education and excellent pastoral care for all students in the Prep, SR5 and Sixth Form phases. The Head of Upper School is a member of the Whole School’s Executive Leadership Team and will work in close consultation with the Head Master and Principal Deputy Head. 

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successful secondary school leadership and demonstrable experience of developing high performing staff teams. Strong organisational management skills and strategic ability are crucial, as is the gravitas and interpersonal skills required to engage successfully across the breadth of Harrow Bangkok’s internal and external stakeholders. Cultural awareness and global perspective, as well as a genuine resonance with holistic education are also essential.

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