Senior Leadership Search

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Your senior leadership team is your backbone.

We make sure we have an in-depth understanding of your school’s culture, community and needs. This ensures that we find not just the right match on paper, but a true leader with the vision, experience and personal values that align with yours.

Our Senior Leadership team members are all experienced recruiters and leaders themselves. We understand the challenges you face and the need for inspiring leaders who can embrace 21st-century education with fresh energy and 100% commitment.

96% of school leaders we work with say they’d recommend our services

“I found working with the Teacher Horizons’ team to be a very positive experience. The team is knowledgeable and professional and combined a thorough understanding of my school’s needs with that of the market. We received a high-quality bespoke service that has provided us with a number of our senior leaders”.

Raymond Williams, Principal, Colegio Anglo Colombiano, Colombia

Meet the team

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Caroline Heaton

Caroline has developed her career working within both HR/recruitment and education. She has worked in both a teaching and leadership capacity, has an MA in Education and International Development and has travelled extensively, living and working in four continents.

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Joanna de Beer

A qualified teacher herself, Jo has extensive experience in international education and education development management. She has also enjoyed school leadership, education consultancy, teacher training and advisory roles, and has found her MSc in International Development Management a valuable asset.

Tom Wilde

Tom graduated from Oxford University in Modern History and English before qualifying as a teacher. Since then he has gained over twenty years’ experience in education, including fifteen years in senior leadership roles, and has been a head of school at international schools in Central Asia and Scandinavia.

Our Senior Leadership service includes

  • Head of School
  • Deputy Head
  • Vice Principal
  • Head of section
  • Assistant Head
  • Director (eg Director of Teaching and Learning)

“The Teacher Horizons team have an in-depth knowledge of the market and search extensively to find the right calibre of individual for a role. Their interview and shortlisting process saved me considerable time and I am thrilled with the leadership team they have helped me build.”

Martin Harris, Head of School, The Lisboan International School, Portugal

“I was looking for a teacher recruitment company that would advocate for me and put me forward for jobs and Teacher Horizons did just that. Caroline worked well with me and I am happy to say I got a great school, the leadership post I wanted and I am thrilled. Myanmar here I come.”

Jennifer Mills, SLT candidate, Myanmar

We have successfully placed senior leaders in over thirty countries

“Thanks to Teacher Horizons’ outstanding support, I am now the youngest serving headteacher in Africa! The competition for leadership positions in the international education sector is fierce. Their team are not just good recruiters, they believe in the power of education!”

Veselin Ivanov, SLT candidate

“Artemis Education has worked with Teacher Horizons on a number of roles at a senior level for our schools, and we find their understanding of what we need to be intuitive, and their follow-ups to be most professional. They have a good database of candidates, their platform is easy to use, and they respond quickly to our changing needs. I highly recommend them!”

Nick Evans, Chief Development Officer, Artemis Education

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