Headmaster - Primary School

Kosice International School/European Educational Agency, n.o.

Place of work
Contract type
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Wage (gross)
3 000 - 3 500 EUR/month3000EUR gross salary

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are seeking open-minded experienced leader to accept the challenge in roll-out of first international primary school in Kosice, Slovakia from school year 2020/21 and preparing it for International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme accreditation.

Job details:
- Provide principled, effective educational leadership within the school
- Employ excellent organisational and managerial skills to motivate and help
lead the faculty and staff
- Promote academic excellence and provide a supportive and creative
atmosphere to cultivate a life-long love of learning
- Provide leadership in IB PYP accreditation process
- Ensure that teaching and assessing are focused on understanding
- Mentor faculty as well as encourage their professional learning and growth
- Supervise and evaluate faculty and staff members
- Lead recruitment of faculty and staff
- Communicate effectively (spoken and written) with students, faculty, parents,
colleagues, and broader community
- Create an efficient, productive and caring atmosphere where all students and
faculty have opportunities to be recognised for their best efforts
- Gather validating information that enables a proactive approach to problem
solving and the determination of future initiatives
- Coordinate future expansion hand-in-hand with founder
- Be an active participant and supporter of student activity programs and parent
- Build a culture of care, collaboration and trust

Employee perks, benefits

- Unique opportunity to be crucial element of new school start
- A highly competitive salary
- Relocation support (incl. help in finding appartment)
- friendly, culture-rich and safe environment of Kosice
- Schooling is free for dependent children
- Annual flight allowance (up to 500eur/year)
- Health insurance
- Ongoing, school-funded CPD opportunities
- Work permit
- Meals provided during the school day

Information about the selection process

Please provide us with CV, reasons why you replied to the position and reference list to our e-mail. We reserve the right to answer only to selected candidates.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

teaching and learning

Language skills

English - Proficiency (C2)

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

- professional experience in teaching at primary min. 6 years
- native speaker
- experience in British National Curriculum and/or international curriculum
- recognised teaching qualification/s
- IB PYP Certificate/s in Teaching and Learning welcomed
- experience in leadership


Brief description of the company

European Educational Agency – founder of Košice International School is part of largest independent schools operator in Slovakia – ELBA group. We are family business running schools more than 20 years. Currently, we are taking care about more than 1600 kids and young people. We run 11 fully-accredited schools of different type around eastern Slovakia, including prestigious Bilingual Secondary Grammar School in Prešov. We have long term experience in roll-out and operation of early-years programmes in kindergartens, primary and secondary education.

Now, there is new and challenging task in front of us. To establish highest quality International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme school – first one in our part of the country. We warmly invite teachers with excellent background from international and/or UK/US schools to fill our vacancies. We also rely on local businesses, corporates and municipalities who share the common goal with us – improve the living standards in the East of Slovakia and give people one more reason to stay and grow our next generation in Kosice.
ID: 3812141  Dátum zverejnenia: 17.11.2019  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny: 3 000 - 3 500 EUR/month3000EUR gross salary