Posted: January 15, 2024


Bingham Academy



Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent

Start Date

April 2024

Closing Date


Bingham Academy is looking for a Secondary School Principal to provide leadership and direction in the Middle and High Schools that will enable Bingham Academy to fulfill its purpose of providing quality Christian education within a multicultural community, developing students of integrity who can change the world for God’s glory.

The right candidate will be committed to providing excellent organizational, curricula and instructional leadership across the Secondary School and will be deeply invested in the holistic growth of the students and teachers under their care.


  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum – Masters level preferred)
  • Teaching license or certification
  • ACSI leadership certification or the willingness to attain this certification whilst in the role
  • Experience in educational leadership

Key Skills:

  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge of recent educational trends and best practices, including relevant curriculum and learning and assessment theory
  • Effective classroom management techniques
  • Commitment to positive communication with all stakeholders
  • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to contribute to a positive school environment for students, staff and the overall community
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Passion for excellent education
  • Willingness to learn


  • Provide leadership in the Secondary School through execution of Bingham’s strategic plan and overseeing all aspects of the school, including annual budget, processes and planning.
  • Provide leadership and oversight to Secondary teachers, ensuring they are equipped to deliver quality education, providing professional development and training, and leading the Secondary Education Team.
  • Ensure systems and structures are in place for all stakeholders within the Secondary School to thrive
  • Oversee the development of appropriate curriculum programs (varied, current, challenging) using appropriate best practice teaching methods, including the use of the Cambridge Curriculum
  • Create an environment that reflects, develops and facilitates the mentoring and spiritual growth of staff, students and their families, while ensuring a biblical, Christ-centered perspective is integrated into all aspects of the Secondary School.
  • Oversee the admissions process for students entering the Secondary School
  • Serve as a member of Bingham’s Senior Leadership Team
  • Carry out all assigned duties with professionalism
  • Participate in ongoing professional development


At Bingham, we care about your well-being and want to make your transition to life in Ethiopia easier. To assist with the transition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Free housing and utilities
  • Travel assistance
  • Transportation
  • School lunch
  • Amharic lessons
  • Tuition waiver for your children
  • Generous professional development budget