Deputy Head/Assistant Head(Primary or Secondary)


Kathmandu, Nepal
Assistant Head in Nepal | International Schools in Kathmandu | International School Jobs | We are looking for a kind, inspiring Secondary Assistant Head (Primary or Secondary), who strives for excellence, through an emphasis on challenge, ingenuity, tenacity, benevolence, and community. The successful candidate will espouse and exhibit these qualities in their leadership. Moreover, they will express a desire and enjoyment of working as part of a collaborative and supportive team of educators, who constantly strive to develop their practice in order to enhance the learning experiences of others.
Apply by 30th April 2021


Start Date
1st August 2021
Apply Before
30th April 2021
  • A university degree
  • A formal teaching qualification, such as, a B.Ed., M.Ed., PGCE, PGdip or QTS (TESOL and TEFL certificates qualify teachers for ESL positions only)
  • A minimum of 5 years of full-time leadership experience in a school setting
  • Experience of working with children who have English as an additional language is ideal.
  • Excellent knowledge of the English National Curriculum and current assessment practices.
  • Understangind of international education
Salary and Benefits Package
  • A competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Fully furnished accommodation or housing allowance/stipend (assistance to find housing)
  • Comprehensive medical cover
  • Annual flights
  • Temporary accommodation on arrival
  • Paid Summer, Winter and School Holidays
  • 100% school fees subsidy for children
  • Annual Bonus
The school

The school is located in Kathmandu, Nepal, and provides education for students from Early Years to Year 13. Students from the age of 5 – 11 undergo the Cambridge International Primary Curriculum, along with an adapted version of the English National Curriculum for certain subjects. From Year 7 through to 11, students’ study towards and take Cambridge International Examinations, awarding students with international GCSEs (IGCSEs). In Sixth Form, students continue to follow the Cambridge International Framework and work towards their A Levels, while also offering the Edexcel syllabi.

The location

Nepal, located mainly in the Himalayas, is a landlocked country in South Asia. Kathmandu, the capital city, is set in a valley surrounded by the Himalayan mountains. Among them, is Annapurna, a group of mountains perfect for those with a love of hiking, trekking, and mountaineering. With mountains ranging from 6,000 to 8,000 metres in height and several world-class treks, Annapurna is a trekker’s dream. More of a UNESCO World Heritage Site kind of person? Not a problem! Take a trip to Kathmandu Durbar Square, located in front of the old royal palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom is one of three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Other sites of interest include Boudhanath (The Boudha Stupa) – one of the largest stupas in the world – and the Pashupatinath Temple (Sacred Hindu Temple). Or take a trip to Chitwan National Park, featuring beautiful and imposing Bengal tigers, along with other wildlife native to Nepal. Whatever your interests, there is plenty to find and do in Nepal! If you ever do manage to run out of things to do, India (New Delhi), Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh and West China (Tibet) are just around the corner . . . so to speak!

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