Administrator, Assistant Elementary Principal

Yongsan International School of Seoul

School Info:

Name:Yongsan International School of Seoul



JOB DESCRIPTION – Elementary Assistant Principal


School Background:

Yongsan International School of Seoul is located in the heart of Seoul, the capital of South Korea.  Seoul is home to twenty-five million people, and is a safe, modern city with excellent public transportation and many social and cultural opportunities. YISS stresses academic and spiritual excellence and seeks to integrate a biblical worldview throughout its kindergarten through grade twelve educational setting. Its academic program is based on the U.S. curricular model with modifications in place to address the needs of its international population.  YISS’s student body represents over 50 countries. Please visit this link for more YISS background information:


Job Summary/Objective:

The ideal highly qualified candidate will hold a current and relevant master's degree in school administration or similar with a current and relevant provisional/state certification. The ideal candidate will have experience in elementary education and administration. In collaboration with the elementary school principal, they will create and maintain a positive learning environment, supporting every student, and professional in every aspect. They will influence student learning and staff development through mastery of the subject material by utilizing valid teaching techniques to achieve school wide curriculum goals within the framework of the school’s philosophy. They will assist the principal in a range of school operations including, but not limited to the following: school events; scheduling; academic reporting; staff training and professional development including instructional coaching; parent meetings; student discipline; etc.


Reports to:

ES Principal


General Responsibilities:

  • Assist the school administration in accomplishing the academic goals of the school
  • Assist in supervision of teaching faculty and staff
  • Foster positive relationships with students, parents, and the community


Extra-curricular Responsibilities:

  • If interested, sports coaching opportunities are available




- Current state or provincial issued teacher certification

- Minimum of two (2) years teaching experience in an international or cross-cultural setting

- Master’s Degree in Educational Administration

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