Head of School at TASIS The American School in Switzerland, Lugano in Switzerland
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Head of School
TASIS The American School in Switzerland, Lugano (Switzerland)

Appointed - Christopher Nikoloff
Apr 18, 2016
Sep 19, 2016

Head of School Opportunity

TASIS The American School in Switzerland, an independent boarding and day school providing excellence in American education based on the traditional values and ideals of Western civilization, is seeking an accomplished educational leader for July 2017.

TASIS, the oldest American boarding school in Europe, serves 730 students of 64 nationalities in grades Pre-K to 13 on a magnificent campus near Lugano, in the southern part of Switzerland near the Italian border. The School offers unparalleled opportunities through a broad-based academic program--Core Knowledge, EAL, American AP, and International Baccalaureate curricula--and a varied extra-curricular program enriched by travel throughout Europe.

Qualifications include a solid liberal arts education, experience in boarding schools, administration, and hiring, as well as expertise in the management of school operations. International experience or experience with multi-lingual educational programs or institutions, a strong interest in European culture, and the ability to build rapport and loyalty with constituencies and faculty are indispensable.

 For more information on this premier European career opportunity contact

Reni Scheifele, TASIS, CH 6926 Montagnola, Switzerland, or email reni.scheifele@tasis.ch. Complete information is also available online: www.tasis.ch/head_search. The deadline for applications is September 19, 2016.

Attention: If you apply for this position, please inform the school and us (Admin@searchassociates.com) that you saw the notice on the Search Associates website. 

Did You Know…?

Senior Associate Bill Turner’s international teaching career has taken him to Sudan, Italy, Qatar and the UAE as well as his home country of England. His very first teaching position was in rural Sudan.