Career Opportunities available with the Autonomous non-commercial educational organization “Anglo-American School of Moscow”
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Elementary School Principal
Anglo-American School of Moscow
Start date of July 15, 2022
Procedure for Expressing Interest and Applying
The leadership of The Anglo-American School of Moscow will conduct this search although advertisements will be through various sources. Individuals interested in applying should submit the following documentation online no later than 30 September 2021.
AAS welcomes those educational leaders who are interested to apply to do so as soon as possible. The school will contact applicants when a good match is determined, as applications are received, and reserves the right to close the application process earlier than the above noted date based on the candidate pool and evolving recruiting timelines. For technical assistance with your application, or for more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Anglo-American School of Moscow (AAS) has been fortunate to have consistency and continuity in school leadership. This is an exciting opportunity for AAS to hire a dynamic Elementary School leader who will continue to build upon the strong operational and innovative work of the Elementary School. To learn more about the elementary, see ES teams .
The Anglo-American School of Moscow (AAS) is an independent non-profit, co-educational day school for English-speaking children of American, British and Canadian diplomats, as well as diplomats from other countries, members of the business community, and Russian nationals. Founded in 1949 in the Press Room of the British Embassy, AAS today has transitioned to a non-profit organization (“NKO”) licensed by the Russian Ministry of Education. To learn more about our transition to an NKO, see NKO Transition .
We are located in a modern campus in a lovely, wooded area of Northwest Moscow, a major, modern European city. Our Strategic Plan is forward-thinking, focused on the learning experiences for our students that will prepare them each for what comes next in their chosen next path.
AAS Mission Statement
The School believes equally in the value of:
All AAS students will thrive as innovative and agile learners, using their experiences, abilities and talents to improve the world.
The Anglo-American School of Moscow is a forward-thinking, research-based organization whose systematic approach to improvement is built on our foundational documents (our mission, vision, core values and learning principles) with students at the center.
The how of our curriculum is framed in the pedagogical style of the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Program with inquiry, action, innovation and agency as few of the drivers of student learning. The what is based on standards adopted from the CCSS (English and Mathematics), NGSS and C3 (Science and Social Studies) as well as subject-specific standards from various consortiums.
Amongst other programs and services we also have an extensive Student Support Services department and counselling program to provide a range of services that support individual student needs.
In addition, we have an instructional coaching program to support and develop teachers and instructional assistants as they continue to grow in their practice. We foster a culture of feedback and honesty. We are a community that is always growing and learning.
AAS is fortunate to have a purpose-built facility on six hectares nestled between the Moscow Canal and the Pokrovskoye-Glebevo Park about 20 minutes from the city center to support student learning.
Our school has highly qualified and experienced, professional educators and engaged and supportive parents who together form our close-knit AAS community. To learn more about AAS, please visit our website at http://www.aas.ru .
The Leadership Position
The Elementary School Principal is an integral part of the Executive leadership team and works in collaboration with the elementary leadership team and the school-wide leadership team, including the Director. AAS seeks a leader who embraces the skills and dispositions that prepare students for success:
The Elementary School Principal leads and coordinates the AAS Elementary School through the development of goals, initiatives, and innovation in line with the AAS Strategic Priorities and continues development of the plan with the following roles, responsibilities, and expectations:
Roles & Responsibilities of the ES Principal:
Faculty & Staff:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required Education, Experience
Compensation and Benefits
The compensation package is highly competitive and dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Benefits include comprehensive health insurance, generous professional development, tuition at AAS for dependent child(ren), technology device provisions, employee wellness program, deemed retirement allocation. Additionally, for overseas-hire executive leadership team members: fully furnished apartment, travel allowance, school-provided vehicle. Opportunities also exist for a credentialed educator partner.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position.