Caroline Jacoby

Caroline Jacoby

Senior Consultant

5 Avenue Athol
Canterbury, 3126 Australia
+61 414 393 065

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Caroline, most recently Head of School at International School Uganda, brings valuable and wide ranging experience to Search Associates. She has spent the last 25 years working as a teacher and administrator in international schools around the world. She has particularly enjoyed the challenge of leading schools in the developing world, including in Bangladesh, Zambia, Mali and Uganda. During her time in Mali she led the school through a very difficult time due to civil unrest in the country. This included a school closure and providing online school for a quarter and ultimately re-opening the school. 

Caroline studied to be a Primary School teacher at the University of Melbourne and later completed her Masters of Education (International Education) at the University of Bath. Her career began as a primary school teacher in Australia before she moved overseas to teach and later became a PYP Coordinator, Elementary Principal and a K-12 Head of School. Caroline has taught in and led mainly IB schools but has also been the Director of a school offering the AP. Caroline particularly enjoys working in small to medium sized schools.

Caroline has served on the Board of the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA) for 7 years and was Chair for 3 of those years. She was also elected by colleagues in the IBAEM region, as one of their representatives on the IB Heads Council, an advisory group to the Director General of the International Baccalaureate. She served in this role for 3 years. These voluntary positions have given Caroline a broad understanding of issues facing schools in Africa and also of IB schools around the world.

With her experience in international education and international school leadership, Caroline’s engagement with the Consulting Services Division brings additional strength and scope to our leadership search capacity.

Did You Know…?

Senior Associate John Ritter consults on matters of governance, planning, head and board transition, and staff development with schools all over the world.