Elementary Principal at American Embassy School, New Delhi in India
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Elementary Principal
American Embassy School, New Delhi (India)

Appointed - Nada Collins
Jun 15, 2015
Sep 15, 2015

Dear Colleagues,


On behalf of the Search Committee and the American Embassy School, New Delhi, I am pleased to announce that, after a worldwide search, which produced a large number of excellent candidates, Dr. Nada Collins has been appointed to the position of Elementary Principal beginning in July of 2016.


Dr. Collins is currently the Lower School Principal at Graded – The American School of Sao Paulo, Brazil. She has worked in international schools for the last thirteen years. Prior to Brazil she held the roles of Lower School Principal at the Casablanca American School, Morocco and at the Schutz American School in Egypt. Dr. Collins also worked as a Counselor and Elementary Principal at the International School of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.


The Search Committee and I would like to thank all candidates who expressed interest in the Elementary Principal position at the American Embassy School, New Delhi, and wish each of you the best of luck as you pursue new career challenges and opportunities.





Julie Ryan                               John F. Magagna

Senior Associate                     Founding Director          

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American Embassy School

New Delhi

Seeks an Elementary Principal

Effective in July of 2016

The American Embassy School, New Delhi, is a PK-12 international school serving 1200 children from 50+ nations with a sincere commitment to the development of each of our students.  Our community is seeking a caring, visionary leader committed to making a difference in the world; someone who believes in collaborative, transparent decision-making.  Excellent people skills and a strong work ethic are essential.  Substantive international school experience is preferred as well as enthusiasm about living and working in India.

We seek a principal for our Elementary School (PK-5) who can inspire and support dynamic, creative teaching and who values the importance of data in improving instruction.

If you wish to become a part of this stellar educational community please read on:

Search Procedures

Those interested in applying should send an application no later than September 15, 2015.  (The review of files will begin as soon as applications are received).  Candidates should note that, in the event an outstanding applicant is identified early in the search process, AES reserves the right to make an appointment before the deadlines mentioned above and to bring the search to a close. For this reason we encourage interested candidates to apply at the earliest possible time.

Candidates should send all the information requested below as a single email with a single attachment to:

with a cc to
  • A letter of application, explaining your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in this position
  • A current résumé not to exceed two pages.
  • A one-page list of references with phone numbers and E-mail addresses.
  • A maximum of three letters of reference (scanned at low resolution) that may already be in your possession.
  • Submission of your application is an acknowledgement that the school may contact references both listed and not listed who would know your professional background.

Finalist candidates will be identified by the Search Committee and will be interviewed in New Delhi in late September or  early October.

For more information about AES, please visit




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