Primary School Principal

The school is now seeking to appoint an outstanding Primary School Principal, to take up post no later than August 2025. This person’s vision, commitment, and enthusiasm for teaching and learning will guide the school’s Primary and Early Childhood sections in maintaining and developing a strong intellectual, physical, social, and emotional foundation for students. The Primary School Principal provides leadership in all areas of curriculum and welfare of the Primary School in conjunction with the Director and the Primary Educational Leadership Team (PELT).

The International School of Lausanne warmly welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and with varying experience. It is thought the ideal candidate will be an inspirational, passionate, and experienced school leader, with a strong affinity to the school’s core values and a learning-focused approach. They will have a proven track record of effective leadership by creating a collaborative working environment and will possess a continuous improvement mindset with the drive and desire to lead impactful change and innovation. This person will also play a key role in acting as an outward-facing ambassador for ISL in Lausanne and across the region.

For further information about the position, please refer to the candidate’s brief.

Letters of application and CVs should be submitted by 0900 BST on Friday 17 May to Odgers Berndtson:

We care for children

The International School of Lausanne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all of our staff to share this commitment. A complete reference check and criminal records check will be conducted on all successful applicants.

We value diversity

At ISL, all members of our community contribute to creating an environment where diversity is valued. Each individual is committed to ensuring everyone has a strong sense of belonging and feels respected. ISL is committed to being an inclusive employer that values diversity. Find out more about our values here.