Appointments Vacancies

Principal – Karachi Grammar School

Karachi, Pakistan


Applications are invited for the position of Principal at Karachi Grammar School (KGS), a leading co-educational day School and one of the oldest international schools in Asia.

Karachi Grammar School is highly selective and achieves academic results to rival the best schools globally.  Students matriculate to leading universities in the UK, the US and further afield.

The School caters for students between the ages of 3 to 19 and is split into three sections, each section housed on its own campus in Karachi.  The Principal will assume overall responsibility for leading the School, supported by the three Heads of Section.   The Principal will lead a vibrant School that secures academic excellence and encourages intellectual enquiry within a holistic, caring and ambitious learning community.

The successful candidate will be a strong leader, preferably with a proven track record gained from working in both the UK and internationally.  You will have the desire to work as part of a team and will possess adaptability and resilience, intellect and conviction, cultural sensitivity and an international perspective. You will have an empowering and collaborative approach to leadership, determination to secure continued school improvement and will embody all that KGS stands for.

For more information or an informal conversation regarding the opportunity, please contact:

Jean Sullivan on +44 (0)7885 879887 /

Aaron Ashton on +44 (0)7584 564944 /

Keith Clark on + 44 (0)7941 018042 /

To Apply:

Please send:

  • A completed application form electronically (available to download to the right of this page).
  • A full CV
  • A covering letter in support of your application form which should be addressed to Aaron Ashton, Head of International Leadership Appointments.

Further information is available in the Candidate Information brochure (at the right of this page). Please email all three documents as pdf files to Alison Hooper, Project Coordinator at

Closing date for applications: Friday 17th May 2019 at 10:00am BST

Karachi Grammar School is aligned with 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. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be expected to show evidence of their most up to date child protection screening details including checks with past employers and police checks from international school positions held


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About this vacancy

Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 17 May 2019 10:00am BST
  • Final interviews at Karachi Grammar School early/mid June 2019