Full Time School Principal - Siam International School

55/5 Moo 1, Klong 3, Rangsit-Nakhonnayok Rd., T. Bungyeetho, A. Thanyaburi, Pathumthani 12130 Thailand

The Siam International School is looking for interested professionals to fill the Principal position. Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English and have a Masters degree in education (PhD desired). Applicants must have at least 3 years managing an international school.

The Key Function and responsibilities are as follows:
JOB GOAL: To serve as the chief administrator, leader and supervisor of the in implementing policies, curriculum activities, and extra-curriculum activities in a manner that promotes the educational development of each student and the professional development of each staff member.
• Establish and maintain academic standards
• Promote and strengthen the school’s reputation locally and internationally
• Serve as a professional consultant to the Board on current educational practices
• Advise the Board on educational needs of the school
• Oversee the ongoing review and development of the school’s educational program
• Develop academic metrics to evaluate the school’s performance against standards; develop corrective action plans to address areas where performances does not meet the standards
Personnel Management:
• Develop staffing plans that support and build the school’s academic programs
• Recruit, hire and terminate faculty and support staff
• Develop and conduct performance appraisals, develop corrective action plans when performance does not meet standards
• Support professional development for all staff

• Promote good communication with the staff, students and the school community
• Key spokesperson for the academic philosophy, standards and program of the school
• Promote the school locally, nationally and internationally
• Foster a positive relationship with various stakeholders, the national, international business and educational communities
Business Management and Development:
• Implement the current strategic plan and work with the Board to regularly assess and update the plan to meet the school’s future needs
• Identify and continually seek growth opportunities for enrollment
• Develop and maintain an on-going facility development plan that supports and enhances the academic program
• Ensure a workable and efficient system is in place to operate all school affairs
• Assure proper supervision of all student activities
• Provide a safe and secure environment for all students and staff

School Policy:
• Identify areas where new policies are required or existing policies need revision, and develop policy for Board’s approval

WASC Accreditation:
• Coordinate with the school accreditation coordinator all concerns about WASC accreditation
• Be knowledgeable of the WASC accreditation process

• Other duties as assigned by the Board Ensure that school policies are effectively monitored and enforced
Position Requirements
• Proven track record of success as a previous administrator
• Prior experience working in a British/American curriculum-based school or schools with similar curriculum
• Graduate degree (Masters or PhD) in Education or equivalent experience
• Administrative certification
• Strong communication skills
• School Finance and budget experience
• Knowledge or experience with AP/ Diploma Program or IB
• Ability to recruit and retain quality administrators and faculty
• Experience with school facilities improvement and planning

Desired Personal Characteristics:
• Is a strong, self-confident leader who will lead by example through all levels of the organization, and can enforce accountability and apply rules fairly and consistently
• Is a strong decision-maker who will not compromise the school’s core principles and educational standards
• Has an approachable interpersonal style and will be visible presence on campus and in the community
• Has an open and straight-forward communication style
• Is an advocate for faculty and staff who contribute to the educational success of the school
• Has high integrity and strong ethical values
• Is passionate about students and has the interest of the students at heart

All interested applicants may apply by contacting the following email address:
All emails for the position should contain the following information:
• Scan copy of passport / ID Card
• Scan copy of university degrees
• Scan copy of transcripts
• Curriculum Vitae
• Philosophy of Education
• Cover Letter
• Letters of Reference

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