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Head of Primary

Taylor's International School (KL) Sdn Bhd


The Head of Primary is responsible for the strategic leadership and operational management of the Primary school and is accountable to the Principal for delivering the highest standard of education and guidance care.


Responsibilities of the role

Main Responsibilities of the Head of Primary include:

  • ●  Lead and manage the Primary section to achieve at the highest levels of expectation, and to help the school become the parent’s school of choice.

  • ●  Plan effective strategies and programmes for the development of the Primary section for the short, mid and long term, in alignment with the priorities of the School

  • ●  Lead the Primary section based on best practices to achieve a culture of excellence at all times and in all aspects of the Primary education.

  • ●  Monitor the standard of teaching by ensuring that all teachers are observed and evaluated at regular intervals. Take action guided by school policy to support teachers not meeting expectations.

  • ●  Lead the CPD for the section based upon requirements.

  • ●  Monitor student achievement and initiate differentiated programmes to ensure that all

    students are able to succeed to the best of their abilities.

  • ●  Monitor student behaviour and work with the student guidance teams to identify and

    support student welfare issues.

  • ●  Ensure that all dealings with members of the school community are conducted in a

    professional manner where there must be mutual respect and willingness to listen to

    both sides

  • ●  Stay abreast of developments in private education in general and international

    education in particular.


Person Specification


  • ●  At least a first degree and teaching qualification

  • ●  Demonstrable knowledge of the IPC, or IGCSE programmes

  • ●  Previous leadership experience in an international school or an established UK

    school, as a deputy, assistant head, or head.

  • ●  Experience of managing change and leading innovation

  • ●  Experience of managing a diverse multicultural team

  • ●  Experience of using technology for learning

  • ●  Evidence of leading Continuing Professional Development activities for teaching and

    non-teaching staff Applicants should have;

  • ●  passion about students’ learning and development

  • ●  a deep understanding of the current literature regarding teaching and learning

  • ●  a proven record of experience in a leadership position of a successful school

  • ●  strategic awareness and the ability to think creatively

  • ●  people management skills coupled with the ability to act as a coach to team members

  • ●  high level of integrity with an appreciation of working with diverse cultures

  • ●  excellent communication skills

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