Bilingual Upper School Principal Needed

This school is looking for an inspirational leader to be their new Upper School Principal, supporting the development of their Middle and High school programs.

This school is looking for an inspirational leader to be their new Upper School Principal, supporting the development of their Middle and High school programs. They are interested in people who have a genuine interest education and who value their work as a profession, not a pastime.

They believe they teach their students to live, love and learn. All learning at this school must exemplify their five pillars:
International mindedness
Caring and collaborative
Principled communicators
Environmentally cultured
Creative and critical thinkers



  • Providing strategic direction and purposeful leadership for the staff, students and the wider school community
  • Modelling creative education
  • Establishing positive relationships with students and fostering an academic and positive environment for students and staff, where coming to school is exciting for all
  • Mentoring, coaching and supporting Upper School teachers in raising the quality of learning and teaching across the school
  • Monitoring and evaluating the performance of the school and the quality of teaching and learning
  • Overseeing target-setting and the tracking of students’ performance
  • Developing and maintaining effective links with the community including business and industry, to enhance teaching and learning
  • Managing staff performance, incorporating target setting and individual development plans
  • Overseeing of the academic timetable
  • Promoting and embodying School Spirit
  • Ensuring classroom observations and an academic development plan are in place and fully implemented
  • Working closely with directors and other colleagues to help the continuous development of the school
  • Maintaining an environment that promotes and secures outstanding teaching, effective learning, high standards of achievement and good behaviour
  • Promote 21 Century learning Skills and inquiry based learning

Salary and 

  • Competitive salary
  • Two year contract starting August 2019 with the potential to extend
  • Eight hour working day
  • Private and national health insurance provided
  • Housing at the school residencies – two bedroom apartment on the school grounds in a private neighbourhood. Accommodation comes with kitchen, living room, dining room, bathroom, air conditioning, swimming pool, recreation area, laundry room, small gym, security and free WiFi.
  • Five weeks or more paid vacation every year
  • Statutory holidays
  • Round-trip airfare reimbursement per year
  • Airport pickup
  • Visa processing fees provided



  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • TEFL certificate
  • Experience in teaching


The successful candidate will combine an excellent track record of successful leadership experience, with strong inter-personal skills and cultural awareness with the ability to inspire the school community and manage the demands and needs of all stakeholders. Exceptional communication skills combined with being a visible leader and ambassador for the school are central to this role. The role requires strategic thinking with a firm grasp of how to ensure outstanding teaching and learning across the school. Candidates must be committed to working in partnership with the local community and developing ways to engage with parents and forge effective partnerships with them. As Upper School principal all academic leadership and supervision should lead to greater collaboration emphasising a culture of continual development and furthered understanding of the programmes.

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What you need to know:

Location: Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chis., Mexico
Contract Length: 0
Job Type: Full Time
Age Group:
School Type: 0
Pay: Competitive salary Per 0
Accommodation Included: Yes
Start Date:
Application Deadline: 29th Apr 2020
Degree Required? Yes
TEFL Certificate Hours Required 120+ hours
Job Reference IT25790
Number of Vacancies 1

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