Elementary/Middle School Principal Job Description

Elementary/Middle School Principal



The Elementary School Principal serves as the educational and community leader for BIBA’s ES division which has over 700 students.  The Principal ensures that everyday school activity supports BIBA’s mission and philosophy, oversees curriculum development and implementation, and maintains a partnering relationship among students, parents and teachers. 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Provided Apartment or Housing Stipend
  • Medical insurance 
  • Flight allowance - 10,000 RMB/year
  • Relocation allowance
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick and personal leave
  • Assistance with work permit and visa
  • Bachelor's degree or above; degree in Education preferred
  • Teaching certificate/qualification and advanced degree (MEd, PhD) in education
  • 2+ years relevant experience                                                                                                
  • Native English Language speaker (Communication skills in Chinese will be an advantage)
  •  Experience and enthusiasm in working in an international setting, awareness and appreciation of cultural differences, relevant consequences and benefits
  • Extensive understanding of and experience with bilingual education
  •  Experience in recruiting high performing teachers and track record of strong leadership in professional development
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to plan and act strategically, excellent executive abilities


  •  Oversee the day-to-day function of all Elementary School programs to fulfill the school’s mission and philosophy
  • Lead and oversee the on-going development of the BIBA’s bilingual/bi-cultural curriculum
  • Supervise, oversee and analyse learning and assessment outcomes and make recommendations for improvement
  • Supervise ES teachers, assistants and coordinators
  • Appraise/evaluate teachers according to the school’s Professional Expectations Process
  •  Liaise with the Middle and High School Principal with a view to ensuring cohesion and consistency in procedures, programs and curriculum from Early Childhood to Grade 12
  • Develop annual academic budget and oversee expenditures
  • Participating in branding, marketing of the school and activities related to student admission
  •  Serve as a standing member of the school’s Academic Management Team, and participating in school-wide leadership & decision-making
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Head of School and Deputy Head of School




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Job Summary

Type of School
Primary/Elementary School
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
Competitive Salary DOE + Housing, Airfare, and more
Contract Length

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