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Details of the school and location will be given to shortlisted candidates.

The school:

This is a brand new school governed by a global education group and will offer a first class international education. Schools in the group offer IB and/or Cambridge curriculum and embed local culture & values into the programmes.

The campus is state of the art with exceptional facilities and is located in the New Giza District.

The school will open in September with 5 grades i.e. KG 1, 2 and grades 1 - 3 and the curriculum will be played based in KG and inquiry based from grades 1.

Preferred Person Profile

  • Mother tongue English or native level

  • Experience in international schools in more than one country

  • Experienced of financial and/or strategic management

  • Experience of IB and/or Cambridge Curriculum in a leadership role

  • Preferably experience with accreditation processes

  • Start-up school experience

  • Can be available remotely prior to being on site latest 21 July 2024

Personal Attributes

  • A compassionate, inspiring individual who embraces high standards.

  • Strong financial management and strategic planning skills.

  • A philosophy of inclusivity and team-building

  • Passionate about high-quality education


The Principal will lead the internal operation of the school and ensure academic success.

They shall be chief executive officer and shall be accountable to the School Board.

The Head of School shall:

  • Lead and direct all aspects of the school's programmes, faculty affairs and academic support services, as well as long-term development

  • Work collaboratively with the Board and Senior Leadership Team to implement policies

  • Direct everyday administrative and operational activities of the school

  • Liaise with local and international communities to promote the school

  • Implement strategies to attract and retain students and faculty

Salary and Benefits

The remuneration package is excellent and will be negotiated with the applicant based on qualifications and experience but includes:

  • Highly competitive salary

  • Return annual flights for employee, partner and up to 2 dependants

  • Full tuition for up to 2 dependants 

  • Medical insurance

  • Housing or Stipend

  • Relocation allowance

Application Instructions

The Search Committee will accept applications from candidates who are available to begin their appointment latest July 2024, but preferably earlier.

The deadline for applications is 10 March 2024.

CVs will be reviewed on an ongoing basis as they are received.

  • Cover letter expressing interest and qualifications for this position

  • Current CV/Resume

  • Names and telephone numbers of three references familiar with your work and administrative ability (1 superior, 1 colleague and 1 subordinate)

Application for Position:

Send your application to  and include - Application for Position as Founding Principal in the subject line of your email.

  • Send your CV and cover letter as single PDF file and ensure it is named using the convention

  • Your CV must contain a recent passport style photograph.

  • Your CV must be no longer than 2 pages. 

  • Your cover letter must not be more than 1 page long 

We will ONLY contact the candidates we are shortlisting - thank you for your understanding.

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