assistant headteacher (whole school) - haikou in haikou shi

haikou shi, hainan
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job description

Assistant Headteacher (Whole School)

Required: August 2020
Location: Haikou, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK to A-level
Experience Required: Minimum 4 years previous teaching and relevant leadership experience
Salary: Excellent salary package and extensive benefits.
Sponsorship: Single, Married Teaching couples, Teachers with dependents
Contract: 3 years

School Vision / Ethos: This top level international school is part of a family of UK curriculum schools and combines over 400 years of educational excellence with a modern approach and first-rate facilities. They build on the successes of their partner schools in England and Thailand and provide a full and well-rounded approach to education, which not only prioritises academic achievement but also helps to bring out the best in each pupil.

The Haikou Campus is due to open in August 2020 and will provide excellent facilities for students with a capacity of 900 students catered from Early years through to Sixth form. In the first instance the school will cater for early years through to Year 9 and grow with each academic year.

Location Overview: Haikou, known as the 'Coconut City', is the capital of Hainan Province, China's second largest island and is in the southern tip of China where the climate remains tropical. Air quality here is good and facilities are burgeoning. For those wanting a "South East Asian" feel to their China experience - this could be the place!

Job role and requirements

The Assistant Headteacher reports directly to the Head Master on all matters relating to the School. The jobholder is charged with establishing, evaluating and developing the strategic aims and standards of a whole school ethos in partnership with pupils, staff, governors and parents.

Responsibilities will include (in part):

* Work with the Head and SLT to provide strategic leadership to shape and deliver the vision of the school
* Embrace, articulate and model the school's mission, core values and code of conducts in all aspects of school life
* Coordinate with all key leaders, develop the whole school calendar and manage the ongoing approval and overview of events throughout the school year.
* Support the Heads of Lower and Upper school in day to day running of both schools.
* Act as designated safeguarding lead
* Lead the management of Boarding, pastoral and disciplinary procedures
* Actively establish good relations with parents and other visitors to school

You should have:

* At least 4 years' teaching experience
* Experience of leading or coordinating teams in relation to curriculum or pastoral matters
* Ability and willingness to inspire others; leading by example and role modelling school's vision statement.
* Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
* Excellent understanding of the age related development of pupils in all phases
* A strategic thinker
* Experience of working in a boarding environment

*Your Teachanywhere consultant can furnish you with a full job description.

Package: The remuneration package is very generous and includes the following;

* A competitive salary package
* An annual bonus of 10% of salary, subject to appraisal
* Full health insurance coverage for teachers as well as cover for dependents
* Onsite full-furnished accommodation provided for teachers in their first two years with the option of living offsite in second and subsequent contracts
* Return Airfare and baggage allowances for teacher and dependents
* 100% remission on tuition fees for up to two (2) dependent children attending the School. 50% remission on tuition fees for 3rd dependent child onward.
* The cost of all working visas, dependents' resident visas and work permits costs paid for by the school



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