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Prestige International Academy is a new international school that will offer international standard bilingual pre-school and primary education based on Cambridge curriculum, international Chinese standard, and Montessori teaching methodology.  The school is currently hiring for the following positions for its upcoming purpose-built campus located at the Expat Boeung Keng Kang area in Phnom Penh.  

1. School Principal
Key Responsibilities:
♦ Develop and implement school curriculum and extracurricular programs
♦ Develop, manage, evaluate, and supervise operational policies and standard operating procedures
♦ Develop business plan and sales/marketing strategies
♦ Develop corporate profile and branding
♦ Recruit, train, and manage teachers, teacher assistants, and other professional staff, directly and indirectly
♦ Foster a positive corporate culture that embrace “customer first” philosophy and corporate governance
♦ Establish and maintain good relationship with students, parents, teachers, staff, and community
♦ Ensure on-going and consistent teaching quality and customer services, as well as healthy school environment
♦ Coordinate across all functional departments to ensure that the school programs are compatible with the legal, financial, and organizational structure of the school system
♦ Teach classes as and when required
♦ Report to the Board of Directors

Skills/Qualifications required
♦ Minimum 3 years related work experience
♦ Bachelor Degree in Education (Master Degree is a plus)
♦ Native English speaker
♦ Knowledge and experience in Montessori education
♦ Experience in curriculum development is preferred
♦ Excellent communication and public speaking skills
♦ Strong leadership and management skills
♦ Highly motivated and result-oriented

2. English Teachers
Key Responsibilities:
♦ Teach primary or pre-school classes
♦ Plan, prepare, and implement daily curriculum-based and extra-curricular activities
♦ Recruit, train, and manage assistant teachers
♦ Maintain ongoing attendance and developmental records for each child, including keeping records of all developing skills (physical, social, emotional and cognitive)
♦ Provide a warm, safe, caring, and healthy school environment
♦ Ensure equipment and classroom facilities are clean, well maintained, and safe at all times
♦ Establish and maintain good relationship with students, parents, and community
♦ Ensure on-going and consistent teaching quality
♦ Ensures confidentiality of privileged information
♦ Report to the school Principal

Skills/Qualifications required
♦ Minimum 3 years teaching experience in kindergarten and/or primary education
♦ Minimum Bachelor Degree in Education
♦ Native English speaker
♦ Excellent verbal and listening communication skill
♦ Have compassion, patience, love, and empathy to children
♦ Creative thinking and team spirit
♦ Good time and stress management
♦ Cultural awareness and sensitivity
♦ Ability to foster love of learning in their students
♦ Knowledge in Child development and early education theories and practices

Excellent remuneration package will be awarded to qualified candidates. If interested please submit your CV via email to or apply in person at Bamboo International School campus located at:

#27c, St. 71 corner of 392, Boeung Keng Kang 1, Chamkamon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
(855-23) 9 6666 3 / (855-23) 9 6666 4
(855-92) 800 701 / (855-93) 800 701
Closing date for the application is Feb 15, 2017

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