Head of Elementary School

Head of Elementary School

Australian International School



You will have a demonstrable understanding of the needs of students in their elementary years of schooling and to effectively initiate, maintain and implement strategies and actions based on those needs. Experience and capabilities to lead the Elementary School to achieve excellence in the provision of our Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum, accompanied by an expansive co-curricular offering.


A capacity to provide high quality educational leadership.

Exemplary teaching and learning skills and experience that achieve an outstanding level of student learning.

A demonstrated capacity to create, maintain and elevate effective teams.

Develop cooperative and constructive professional relationships that enhance quality teaching and learning practices.

Successfully plan, initiate and implement programs in response to emerging educational needs and priorities.

Dexterous evaluation and critical reflection upon professional practice that assists and supports colleagues to enhance their own skills through involvement in professional development.

High levels of communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students, colleagues, parents and the broader community.

Highly attuned educational perspective.

An appreciation, understanding and demonstrated international perspective.

This leadership and management should be provided within the context of collaborative decision making.

Some teaching will be involved.

Experience and capacity to fulfil the core responsibilities of the position: lead.

About Company

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.