Director of Lower School at International School of Brooklyn in USA
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Director of Lower School
International School of Brooklyn (USA)

Nov 3, 21
Nov 26, 21


Director of Lower School


International School of Brooklyn (ISB) seeks a dynamic and inspirational leader to serve as the next Director of Lower School. The ideal candidate will be able to leverage the strengths of our faculty, students, and parents to continue to build on our culture of progressive education and excellence. The Director of Lower School reports to the Head of School and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. This position has a start date of August 1, 2022.


International School of Brooklyn ( is an PK3-8 International Baccalaureate (IB) and language immersion school (French and Spanish) located in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, USA. ISB values diversity, inclusivity, and meaningful connections with our community. 


Candidate Profile:


Required (minimum)

  • Minimum 10 years experience in education, of which 5 have been in a significant leadership role (at least middle management level)
  • Advanced degree or international equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to promote diversity and inclusivity in schools within curriculum, schools, and community
  • Experience in a progressive education setting
  • Bilingual English/French
  • Experience developing and implementing behavioral support and intervention programs/structure
  • Experience working at the Lower School level and a passion for educating Lower School students
  • Must be currently able to work in the USA (possesses appropriate work authorization or is a citizen/permanent resident)
  • Sense of humor and ability to work in a fast paced environment


Preferred (ideal)

  • Advanced degree in education or related field
  • IB experience preferred
  • Experience working in a multicultural setting
  • Experience working in independent schools, specifically in understanding both the business and education aspects of independent schools


For a full job description visit . To apply, send a cover letter detailing your experience and educational philosophy, your CV and details of three professional references, all in a single pdf document to no later than November 26, 2021. 


Did You Know…?

Senior Associate Dr. Barry Drake has over 40 years' experience in administration and teaching in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South East and East Asia.