Deputy Principal, The Ela Murray International School, Port Moresby.

A vacancy for a talented educator to assist the principal in leading this dynamic international school

What We Are Looking For

We are seeking applications from experienced educational leaders with strong primary school experience. This is a great opportunity to work in an interesting and exciting overseas location. Employment conditions include an attractive salary, free housing and utilities, motor vehicle allowance, medical insurance and laptop computer. Removal expenses and annual leave fares are also provided.

The successful applicants will meet the following essential criteria

  • a demonstrated capacity to provide educational leadership and manage change
  • ability to contribute to a supportive educational environment encouraging a high level of learning
  • sound understanding of current trends in curriculum
  • ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, and parents in a multicultural environment
  • experience in resource planning and management
  • proficiency in managing the development and performance of all staff including teaching and ancillary staff
Expertise in the teaching of literacy and numeracy in the younger grades would be an advantage.

All applications must be made on line via the link on this page.

About the Job

The Deputy Principals are responsible to the Principal for involvement in all aspects of leadership and management of The Ela Murray IS, a 550 student school catering for Grades Pre to 8. It is one of the 19 schools across the country operated by the International Education Agency, a not-for-profit organisation with 40 years experience in education in PNG. You can find out more about the school here.
The school has three deputy principals. One is in charge of the preschool which is on a separate site. This vacancy is for one of two deputies on the Prep to Grade 8 site. The principal, three deputies and the curriculum coordinator form the senior management team.
Scroll down a little to see a brief slideshow of photos from the school.