Dr. David A. Wells and the GLOBAL School Consulting Group is honored to partner with the Gateway International School System in Hanoi, and the parent company EDUFIT in seeking a Head of Elementary School for the Starlake Campus.  GIS is currently constructing a new campus to which the school will move early in 2021. GIS is a bilingual school (English-Vietnamese) which has been approved for membership in the Council of International Schools, and is in pursuit of international accreditation through CIS.  The school’s community consists of national families who value bilingual education which prepares children and young people for university study in Vietnam and internationally.  Staffing for the school includes Vietnamese nationals, as well as English-speaking internationals.

Gateway International School Hanoi is part of a young and rapidly expanding system of schools and strives to be the premier bilingual school in the city of Hanoi, providing education that inspires creativity and fosters a strong sense of identity to help students embrace a life that reaches their full potential. GIS Hanoi has a vision to serve the community with dedication and professionalism.

The GIS Superintendent and the Head of the Starlake Campus will work with the Head of Elementary School in the development of the program and services to be offered on the Starlake Campus.  The Head of Elementary School will be named as soon as possible, to provide as much lead time as possible for engagement before the school moves to its new campus.

The successful candidate for the position will display a genuine love for children, a high energy level, and a willingness to work hard under tight deadlines and expectations commensurate with the responsibility.   Qualifications for the position include a master’s degree in an education-related discipline, administrative certification, and native fluency in English.  The individual selected for the position will have proven leadership, management, organizational, relationship-building, and communication skills, and will have up-to-date training in relevant areas of expertise.  The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience as a principal or in a similar position, preferably at a large international school, and be passionate about working in the educational environment.

Individuals who are interested in serving as the Head of Elementary School at the GIS Starlake Campus are invited to visit the websites linked in this announcement and review the position description.  Inquiries are to be directed to the Search Consultant, Dr. David A. Wells (daw@globalscg.org).  The position will be filled as soon as possible.

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