International schools International School Leadership Appointments

International schools need outstanding leaders but, more than that, they need individuals with the talents and skills to match the needs and culture of the school.

We understand that international schools are vibrant, diverse communities which offer world-class education.  We also know they can be extremely complex and challenging organisations to run successfully, requiring expert leadership.  At RSAcademics, we work with boards and school leaders, helping them to appoint exceptional candidates to leadership positions around the world.  We offer the best in executive search, shaped for your needs: bespoke, flexible and responsive.


Our team of experts

Our team of Senior Advisors have exceptional track records of school leadership in an international context. As a company, we are deliberately diverse: we feel it important that our team has first-hand experience of leadership in the markets we support.  Our International Team include former heads and senior leaders from international schools world-wide.  

Aaron Ashton (Head of International Leadership Appointments) leads our search. Aaron has over ten years’ search experience and has advised on the appointment of over a hundred top tier roles across the education sector both in the UK and internationally.

We ensure the best heads, principals and leaders from around the world join the right schools for the right reasons.

To see a selection of our leadership appointments, click here >


To find out more and to have a confidential conversation, please contact:

Aaron Ashton, Head of International Leadership Appointments:


“RSAcademics were very supportive and responsive throughout the selection process - communication was excellent and the comments and feedback on candidates was informative, accurate and very helpful.”

Roger SchultzHead of School, Alice Smith School, Malaysia