deputy head of senior school - aug 2022 - shanghai

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location
shanghai
job category
international teaching
job type
contract
reference number
28563
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the dulwich team, teachanywhere
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job description

Deputy Head of Senior School
Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong

Start date: August 2022
Region: Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: UK and IBDP
Minimum Experience: 5+ 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 Shanghai Pudong

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is a high-performing, market-leading international school in one of the most vibrant cities in the world. The school opened in 2003 and caters for approximately 1600 students from age 2 - 18, with over forty different nationalities represented in a diverse student body. The College is academically selective with a strong reputation for academic excellence; it follows an enhanced UK English National Curriculum and prepares students for IGCSEs in Years 10 and 11, followed by the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) from Year 12.

Students also excel in music, drama, sport and the arts and they fully involve themselves in service to the local and global communities. School values guide students to be the very best people that they can be: to be kind; to have integrity in their thoughts and actions; to take responsibility and have respect for others and themselves, and finally to show courage and stand up for what they believe in.

Facilities include a fully refurbished theatre with two drama black boxes, music classrooms, a recording studio and five individual music practice rooms. For sports, there are two gymnasiums, a dance studio, function room,25-metre six lane FINA swimming pool and training pool.

Living and Working in Shanghai

The school is located within the leafy, vibrant Jinqiao area of East Shanghai with a thriving and diverse community. From the futuristic skyline of Pudong to the traditional pavilions in the sprawling Yu Gardens, China's most westernised city is a thriving metropolis with a close-knit expatriate community. Its unique architectural heritage includes the world's second-tallest tower and classical art deco buildings. Located in the Yangtze River delta, the city offers burgeoning culinary and vibrant music scenes. Culturally diverse and full of life, you will never want for things to do. It also makes a fantastic springboard for exploring the rest of Asia with a large international airport that offers an array of destinations.

The Role

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong seeks a well-qualified, caring, and inspiring Deputy Head of Senior School to lead the Middle School phase (Years 7-9). The Deputy Head will assist the Head of Senior School in the leadership and management of the Senior School, ensuring that students are placed at the forefront of all academic and pastoral aspects. This is a rewarding opportunity to be part of a strong and forward-looking team in one of Asia's most established and reputable international schools.

School Requirements

  • At least 5 years' teaching experience in a secondary school.
  • Additional post-graduate qualification and/or evidence of effective professional learning.
  • Middle management/leadership in a secondary school.
  • Curriculum management in a secondary school.
  • Pastoral experience in a secondary school.
  • Leadership of a cross-subject/department/phase project with evidence of impact.
  • You should be an exceptional educator, passionate about inspiring students to achieve their personal best.
  • You will be excited about working in a dynamic, diverse community spanning many cultures and languages.
  • You will be an educator that keeps abreast of academic research and you will have firm beliefs in the need to adjust your teaching to accommodate varying learning styles.
  • You believe in embracing opportunities, being open-minded, and continuously reflecting, learning, and growing in your profession
  • You will be an educator who puts the child at the heart of everything that you do.
  • The school are looking for staff who offer co-curricular activities, attend school productions to watch their students and communicate with parents proactively all because they feel that this all-round, child-centred, committed approach is at the heart of successful schooling.
  • Successful applicants will be enthusiastic about the ethos and values of Dulwich International.

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

skills

Curriculum knowledge and experience

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