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Become a Nord Anglia Education Principal

We’re looking for inspirational and experienced leaders to help steer our international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, North America and Southeast Asia. Does that sound like you?

At the heart of every outstanding school is an outstanding principal.

Nord Anglia Education is a growing family of 46 international schools around the world. Each of our schools has a unique culture, appearance and character. But what unites us is our ambition for our students, our people and our schools. We want every student to achieve more than what they thought possible, and we make this possible through creative thinking, personalised learning and amazing global opportunities.

At a Nord Anglia Education school, students get an education that goes beyond the classroom. We offer the chance to collaborate with students at schools across the world, and learn about different cultures from different teachers. We give each child the chance to develop a broader view of the world. And we collaborate with revered global institutions such as The Juilliard School, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London to provide students with opportunities to learn from the best.

About the role

Our principals lead, manage and develop all aspects of the school’s life efficiently and effectively. Successful applicants will:

  • Understand how to blend the best of premium education with contemporary international thinking to create a distinctive positioning for the school

  • Drive the marketing and admissions process of the school with passion and a focus on quality that grows the number of students

  • Understand that leading learning is at the heart of school leadership

  • Collaborate and build high performing teams, and be able to inspire, motivate and develop sustainable relationships with all members of the school community

  • Demonstrate a flair for attracting, retaining and developing talent

  • Manage financial budgets with astuteness and engage and contribute successfully to the wider organisation

  • Engage with students, teachers, parents and community leaders in a manner that is open, inclusive and conveys the values of the organisation and school

What we offer

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 8,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

As a Nord Anglia Education principal, you will have access to a wide range of resources to support your success. We offer the following:

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale

  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration

  • A culture which is fair and consultative  

  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

As a part of the Nord Anglia family, you will be a valued member of our Senior Leadership Team, which meets regularly to help shape and drive the success of Nord Anglia Education. You will also have access to support from education experts and excellent professional development opportunities through Nord Anglia University and our Executive Leadership Programme. Additionally, we offer an attractive remuneration package including competitive salary and benefits.

To register your interest and find out more, please email:
Meg De Keukelaere
Group Head of Talent Acquisition