Head of School

Ref: 5601

Discovery Bay International School

Hong Kong

Apply Now

Role Managed by:

Amy Evans

Research Associate

t: +44 (0)20 7340 6260

e: Amy.Evans@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 03/02/2022

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 1,068 students aged 3-18 drawn from over 40 different nationalities. DBIS are 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 seeks an exceptional Head to succeed Stuart Bridge who is retiring after three years of exceptional leadership. 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.

Protecting your personal data is of the utmost importance to Perrett Laver and we take this responsibility very seriously. Any information obtained by our trading divisions is held and processed in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation. The data you provide us with is securely stored on our computerised database and transferred to our clients for the purposes of presenting you as a candidate and/or considering your suitability for a role you have registered interest in.

As defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Perrett Laver is a Data Controller and a Data Processor, and our legal basis for processing your personal data is ‘Legitimate Interests’.  You have the right to object to us processing your data in this way. For more information about this, your rights, and our approach to Data Protection and Privacy, please visit our website: http://www.perrettlaver.com/information/privacy/