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As the Head of School at the International School of Hellerup you will play a pivotal role in providing strategic leadership and securing outstanding education for students aged 3-19.

Working alongside a dedicated and capable leadership team and faculty, you will contribute to fostering a respectful environment where individuals actively contribute to society, guided by universal values.

Are you a collaborative and inspirational leader seeking an exciting opportunity? Read on for further details.

As Head of School your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring high international academic standards, promoting excellence, and driving continuous improvement in teaching, learning, and administration.

  • Taking overall responsibility for matters related to education, administration, finance, and management, in accordance with Board policies and with the support of delegations through the leadership team.

  • Providing a safe, secure, and inclusive environment for all staff, students, and teachers, ensuring their well-being and promoting a positive school culture.

Additionally, you will:

  • Work closely with the leadership team concerning all issues related to the day-to-day operation of the school sites, including the daily supervision of faculty, staff, students, and the campuses.

  • Collaborate with the leadership team, faculty, students, and parents to establish a culture of high expectations regarding attendance, commitment to learning, and an environment of inclusiveness and respect.

  • Uphold and enforce school policies and expectations, ensuring they are effectively communicated and followed by all stakeholders.

  • Actively engage with stakeholders to cultivate robust relationships and a strong sense of community.

The International School of Hellerup seeks an experienced leader with an international mindset, excellent problem-solving skills, and effective communication abilities. The ideal candidate will be motivated to lead others, inspiring academic excellence and personal growth.

You can read more about the position in the extended candidate profile and job description click here. For more information about the International School of Hellerup go to

Please be aware that you need to have eligibility to be Head of School (in Danish: rektor) in a Danish gymnasium in accordance with Danish regulations and meet all qualifying requirements of the Danish Ministry of Education.


Recruitment for this position is managed by the recruitment agency Genitor.

To apply for the position as Head of School of the International School of Hellerup, please use this link.

The closing date for applications is August 26th, 2023.

We expect to have the first round of interviews on Saturday 23rd September, and the second round of interviews, including stakeholder meetings, from 10th - 11th October. In between the two interview rounds, you should expect assessment and psychometric testing carried out by Business Psychologist Charlotte Raaby from Genitor.

If you are one of the final candidates there will also be a reference check.

For any inquiries regarding the position, please contact Fatih Mehmet Deveci, Chief Operations Officer, at +45 93 87 57 73 or Bersant Hobdari, Board Member, at +45 60 78 78 42. Alternatively, you may reach them via email at For inquiries about the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Charlotte Raaby from Genitor at or +45 31 26 76 52.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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