School Principal


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Quito, Ecuador
Head of School in South America | International Schools in Quito| International school leadership in South America | Seeking an innovative, visionary Head of School to lead and inspire our international educational community in Quito, Ecuador, fostering academic excellence, cultural appreciation, and holistic student development!


Start Date
As soon as possible
  • A minimum of 10 years working experience in  education required
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading a school at  senior level and large financial budgets Knowledge of UK education system
  • Understanding of international independent education
  • Strong knowledge of the IB curriculum and the IB learner profile.
  • A clear and valid police check or DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) certificate
Salary and Benefits Package
  • Competitive salary
  • Housing allowance/stipend (assistance to find housing)
  • Comprehensive medical cover for teacher and dependents
  • Annual flights
  • 100% school fees subsidy for children
  • 2- year contract (renewable)
The school

An esteemed British international school in Quito, Ecuador, serving students aged 3 to 18, was established in 1995 by influential figures including Gloria Hooper, Baroness Hooper, and former British Ambassador Richard Lavers.

This institution offers the accredited IB Diploma Programme for Years 12 and 13, setting itself apart as the exclusive provider in Quito for all “Higher Level” IB programs in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, conducted in English.

Delivering a curriculum entirely in English, the school adheres to the British National curriculum from Key Stage 1 through Key Stage 4, culminating in the globally recognized Cambridge iGCSE examinations. Alongside, it places a strong emphasis on Spanish education, featuring dedicated departments for Spanish as a Second Language, English as an Additional Language, and Geography, providing a comprehensive educational experience.

The location

Quito, Ecuador, a UNESCO World Heritage city perched in the Andes, offers educators an extraordinary teaching destination. Its blend of colonial charm, vibrant culture, and stunning natural landscapes creates an ideal backdrop for professional growth. With a diverse educational landscape ranging from international schools to community-driven initiatives, educators find an environment that values learning and welcomes their expertise. Beyond the classroom, Quito’s bilingual atmosphere and proximity to the Amazon and Galapagos Islands promise both cultural immersion and thrilling adventures. In this dynamic city, teaching becomes an enriching experience, blending impactful work with the exploration of captivating landscapes and vibrant local traditions.

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