head of school - myanmar in yangon

13 February 2019
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Position: Head of School

Required: August 2019

Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Curriculum: UK Curriculum

Sponsorship: Single or married teachers with up to two dependent children.

Salary: Excellent monthly salary depending on experience plus benefits (Very low cost living)

Contract: 2 years renewable

School Vision / Ethos:

This is a small and growing top British international school situated in a purpose built, stunning, campus environment on a golf course on the edge of Yangon. Having opened its doors in August '16 the school offers a Primary education for students aged 3 - 11. As of August '18 due to overwhelming success and demand the school offered secondary classes to years 7 & 8 as students progress through the school and will be offering GCSEs.

This school holds the highest academic standards and are affiliated to one of the oldest and best British schools groups in existence - and therefore its credibility is second to none. Facilities at this school are excellent and expectations of students and staff are high.

Yangon is Myanmar's largest city and its economic hub. It's a fascinating city which blends British heritage with Burmese, Chinese and Indian influences. It's a typical bustling Asian city. It is very well known for its colonial architecture and is a real mix of old and new as the city has developed with the influx of private industry and investment and the population has now reached 5 million. This is a fascinating place to live within an amazing culture at the heart of South East Asia - with all of the regions delights on your doorstep. Some of the world's most beautiful beaches are nearby and weekends can be spent exploring the likes of Mandalay. Further afield is the gateway to all that the Far East has to offer.


An experienced Head of School is required to lead this School during its exciting period of growth. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading an outstanding primary and/or middle school, where the emphasis is on student learning and academic excellence. The successful candidate will be a committed team player passionate about school development and keen to build a reputation for excellence. You should be an adaptable educator and innovative leader with a passion for learning who has superb communication skills. You will be capable of managing key aspects of an expanding and high profile international school with a particular focus on raising academic standards. You will be a genuine ambassador for the school.


The school offers an excellent salary dependent upon experience in a very low cost of living environment allowing great savings potential plus annual flight allowance. accommodation allowance, annual flight allowance, freight allowance full medical cover and free tuition for up to two dependent children. You will also have access to the school group's excellent professional development opportunities.

This leadership vacancy is being managed by Leadanywhere, the bespoke leadership division of Teachanywhere. For further details or a confidential discussion about the application process, please contact Lotte Baker at Lotte.Baker@teachanywhere.com