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Elementary School Principal - Beijing Campus

Beijing International Bilingual Academy
Beijing, China
US 6000 - 9000 a month
Start August 2019
3 years
  • Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
  • Director/Principal
  • Master
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Education
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • Experience in leading a prominent educational division or institution
  • Advanced degree (MEd, PhD) in education
  • Extensive understanding of and experience with bilingual education
  • Demonstrated and track record of strong leadership in creation and motivation of a collaborative working environment with shared vision and objectives
  • Experience in successfully supervising and supporting teachers in the development of school programs and excellence in teaching
  • Experience in managing enrolment, staffing, scheduling and budget
  • 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
  • Experience and enthusiasm in working in an international setting, awareness and appreciation of cultural differences, relevant consequences and benefits
  • Good understanding of and experience in integration of technology to improve student learning
  • Communication skills in Chinese will be an advantage
  • Salary commensurate with yrs leadership experience
  • Housing
  • Summer Travel Allowance
  • Paid Holidays, Sick and Personal Leave
  • International Medical Insurance
  • Visa & Work Permit
  • Full Tuition for Dependent Children
  • End of Contract Bonus

The Elementary School Principal serves as the educational and community leader for BIBA’s elementary division.  He/ she 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. 

Performance Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day-to-day function of all Elementary School programs to fulfil the school’s mission and philosophy
  • Collaborates with Chinese and International APs to lead and oversee the on-going development of the BIBA’s bilingual/bicultural curriculum, which includes both Chinese Curriculum and Common Core
  • Supervise, oversee and analyse learning and assessment outcomes and make recommendations for improvement
  • Supervise elementary school 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
  • Oversee student discipline and welfare
  • Working with the Head of School and Deputy Head of School (Academic Programs) with teacher and staff recruitment
  • Develop annual academic budget and oversee expenditures
  • Serve as the elementary school’s representative to the school community and the community at large
  • 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


This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

BIBA is one of the fastest growing international schools in Beijing, with over 1600 students from 30 different countries. Our vision is to be the model for developing internationally-minded bilingual ambassadors, who promote inter-cultural understanding, respect and integration in a dynamic global community.  The school is deeply rooted in appreciation of Chinese culture and is dedicated to global citizenship in the world’s historic journey towards a united human community.

Teachers enjoy a rich community life with many teaching families, children, and singles, who plan and participate in various events and activities. There is a very active PTA, which runs an on-site PTA Cafe for teachers and students to enjoy lattes, delicious cakes, and lunch snacks.

We are in Shunyi, a fast growing suburb of Beijing. There is a shopping mall within walking distance, which includes Starbucks, GAP, UNIQLO, a movie theatre, and much more.  15 minutes from the Airport and close to public transport allowing for easy access to exploring the rich culture and destinations of Beijing and China.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

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