deputy head of ey & lower primary - aug 2023 - suzhou, china in suzhou shi

suzhou shi, jiangsu
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Deputy Head of Early Years and Lower Primary
Dulwich College Suzhou, China

Start date: August 2023
Region: Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: UK and IBDP
Minimum Experience: 4+ years

Dulwich College International

Teachanywhere is delighted to once again be supporting Dulwich College International with their recruitment campaign for educators for the next academic year. Dulwich College International is a global family of schools providing a dynamic and innovative international curriculum, world-class facilities and an outstanding faculty from around the world.

The group was founded in partnership with Dulwich College, a leading independent school in the UK. Since Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong opened its doors in 2003, enrolment at Dulwich College International schools has grown to over 10,000 students hailing from more than 60 countries. The group now comprises ten schools in seven cities across Asia and three sister schools, Dehong International Chinese Schools, in Shanghai, Beijing, and Xi'an.

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Dulwich College Suzhou

Dulwich College Suzhou is made up of approximately 1020 students from age 2 to age 18, with over forty different nationalities represented in a diverse student body. The school comprises three schools, each with its own Head teacher: Early Years; Junior School; and Senior School. They offer the English National curriculum in KS3, International GCSEs in KS4 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma in KS5. World class facilities at Dulwich College Suzhou ensure that students have every opportunity to excel both inside and outside the classroom.

Living and Working in Suzhou

Live and work in Suzhou, China. This incredible location is renowned for its stunning canals, bridges and classical gardens. Recently voted as the second most "liveable" city in China for expatriates, it is only 22 minutes on the fast train from the hustle and bustle of vibrant Shanghai.

You will be deputy head of Ducks (2 - 7 year olds).

  • The Deputy Head will be at the centre of ensuring that students achieve their full academic potential through a modern and innovative curriculum with a clear and helpful system of assessment
  • In close collaboration with the Head of DUCKS, the Deputy Head has the responsibility of ensuring effective day to day organisation whilst promoting a culture of positive relationships and inclusion across the school community.
  • As part of the Core DUCKS Leadership Team, the Deputy Head will support and secure the commitment of others to the aims, ethos and policies of the whole of the school


  • Previous leadership/role of responsibility
  • A clear focus on learning
  • Prior experience as a curriculum or phase leader
  • professional knowledge of curricula, quality management, school organisation
  • Expertise with an inquiry based approach to learning

*Full job description available upon request

Salary and Benefits

This school's group is renowned for its excellent benefits package including:

  • Excellent monthly salary
  • Accommodation
  • Annual airfare allowance
  • Comprehensive International Health Insurance
  • Shipping allowance (in and out bound)
  • Extensive professional development opportunities
  • 3 year contract





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