Head of Secondary

m2r Education


Ref: KP151-539

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

m2r Education are working with this British international school who require a Head of Secondary for an August 2020 start.

This is a growing co-ed school, established 7yrs ago. It delivers the English National Curriculum from age 3 - 19 and has a mix of local and international students. It is fully accredited with an international teaching base (majority from the UK) alongside Tunisian TAs. The school is locatted in the north of Tunis in a mostly expatriate area on the Mediterranean coast. Most staff live close to the beach.

The school is rapidly expanding and as such need a new Head of Secondary to join for the upcoming 20/21 academic year. This role does not have a formal teaching load however you may be required to teach if the need arises.


- To work with the Principal to deliver a shared vision and strategic plan
- To line manage senior and middle leadership colleagues
- To deputise for the Principal and provide day to day operational management
- To work closely with the Principal and Governors to ensure they are fully informed of all developments in the school
- To lead by example in the classroom

GBP 3,500 to 3,700 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Flights, visa, medical, schooling etc



- A subject specialist degree from a reputable institution
- Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) / PGCE or equivalent, plus leadership traing such as NPQH
- Teaching experience up to GCSE and A level
- A working knowledge of Capita SIMS, for timetabling and assessment management
- Experience of teaching in the UK or at an accredited British International School (to GCSE)
- Proven track of leading inspections
- Senior leadership experience
- Basic knowledge of finance and budgeting
- Knowledge of primary education and KS2 to KS3 transition


- c. £3600 per month dependant on experience
- The above INCLUDES the housing allowance (Cost of living is VERY cheap)
- Return flights for family
- Annual return flights for family
- 2 school places (if needed)
- Medical insurance for family
- Work visa
- August 2020 Start

For safeguarding purposes, a valid police clearance certificate / DBS is required, plus 2 professional references.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you have not been contacted within 5 working days of submission then please consider your application to have been unsuccessful

About the Company

Established in 2001, m2r Education is a multi award winning UK based firm offering a quality and ethical recruitment service to overseas organisations within the education & training sectors.

Our clients are viewed as valuable partners and include international schools, FE colleges, HE institutions, independent training centres and corporate organisations. Our aim is to develop long lasting relationships and help them grow by providing the best talent possible via an excellent customer experience.

Our candidates are treated with respect and professionalism at all times. We genuinely want to help and will advise you on your next overseas move. Having core values centred on integrity and quality, we will always do our utmost to help without pushing positions forward which are not necessarily suitable.

This is why we have won over 6 international business awards, been used as case studies by the British Government and received glowing references from those that have experienced our service.

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