Nord Anglia Education
Nord Anglia
08 November, 2017

Paul Crute Appointed as Founding Principal

Paul Crute Appointed as Founding Principal Introducing our Founding Principal, Paul Crute

We are excited to announce that we have appointed Paul Crute as Nord Anglia International School Dublin’s founding Principal. Mr Crute will join the school on 1st January 2018.

Mr Crute was appointed following an extensive search which attracted some of the finest international educators from around the world. He is a highly skilled and inspiring school leader with a career which spans more than thirty years of international education experience in some of the world’s best schools. We believe that he is the ideal person to lead the creation of NAIS Dublin’s unique educational experience, providing a diverse and enriching international experience within the local Irish context.

Mr Crute is looking forward to developing an outstanding school for Dublin families - “I am excited by the opportunity to found Ireland’s first truly International School and to establish a first class educational community, the underpinning educational philosophy of which aligns so well with my own”

Introducing Mr Crute

Mr Crute joins Nord Anglia International School Dublin from one of Ireland’s leading schools, The Royal School Armagh. Mr Crute has served as Headmaster since 2002 and together with his team has nurtured a strong culture of continuous improvement and self-evaluation which has resulted in highly innovative approaches to whole-child education, personalised learning and service learning. The management and leadership of the school is graded as “outstanding” by the Education and Training Inspectorate.

Prior to this Mr Crute held leadership and teaching positions at prestigious schools in Europe and Africa, namely Aiglon College in Switzerland, the British International School, Cairo, Egypt and Gordonstoun School in Scotland.

As current chair of the Headmasters' & Headmistresses' Conference Irish Division, a professional association of heads of the world's leading independent schools, and a former international schools accreditation chair for the Council of International Schools, Mr Crute has had extensive involvement in educational development at all levels in K-12 co-educational schools. Mr Crute is bilingual French and English and holds a Master’s degree from the University of Bath in International School Educational Management and Administration.

Now accepting applications

Admissions to the school for September 2018 are open. To find out more and apply, please contact our friendly admissions team by completing the following enquiry form