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Head of Junior School – Dulwich College (Singapore)

In the international world of education, opportunities like this do not come along very often. This is a unique, once-in-a-career opportunity. Dulwich College (Singapore) seeks a dynamic, innovative, and passionate Head of Junior School who has the skills and experience to build upon the excellent progress that the College has made so far on its journey from good to great.

In August 2020 the College began its seventh year of operation. With currently 880 Junior School students on roll and a highly qualified, enthusiastic and professional team of teachers, this is truly a unique opportunity for an energetic and experienced Junior Head.

The city state of Singapore awaits you: a vibrant and cosmopolitan environment which offers a wonderful lifestyle and the highest standard of living. It is a country where the international school market is incredibly competitive. In that context, the College seeks to be one of the best international schools in Asia and in the world. With Singapore as its backdrop, and with firm foundations that have already been laid, that goal is most certainly within reach.

The College benefits from superb facilities, a supportive parent body with the highest expectations, a first-rate faculty and young people who will be the leaders and thought changers of tomorrow.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation should contact Jean Sullivan, Head of International Search, in the first instance (, or
Daniel Lewis, the Senior Advisor for this role (

The closing date for applications is 10.00am GMT on Thursday 29 October 2020.

Candidates should complete their application form electronically and email it to RSAcademics, together with covering letter, addressed to the Headmaster, Mr Nick Magnus, which explains their reasons for applying. There is no need to submit a separate CV.

Please email your completed application form and covering letter (both as PDF files please) to our Julia Coffey, Project Coordinator (Leadership Appointments) at:

Dulwich College (Singapore) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.  All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.

CPE Registration Number: 201027137D. Period of Registration: 09 January 2020 to 08 January 2024

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About this vacancy

Key Dates

  • Deadline for applications 29 October 2020 10:00 GMT
  • Selected candidates will be invited to a meeting with Daniel Lewis via video conference on 2 November, 3 November or 4 November
  • Longlist interviews will take place via video conference in early/mid November
  • Final round interviews will take place via video conference in late November