Principal, The Ela Murray International School, Port Moresby.

A vacancy for an experienced school administrator and educational leader.

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, 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 establish 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, school board, parents and other community members in a multicultural environment
  • experience in financial and resource planning and management
  • proficiency in managing the development and performance of all staff
All applications must be made on line via the link on this page.

About the Job

The Principal is responsible to the IEA Director of Education for 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. Scroll down a little to see a brief slideshow of photos from the school.