head of eal (early years and ks1) - shanghai

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job description

Head of EAL (Early Years and KS1)
Required: August 2020
Location: Shanghai, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK, IB
Experience: 5+ years
Sponsorship: Single of Married, with or without dependent children.
Salary: from 214,170 - 397,506 RMB per annum
Contract: 3 Years

School Overview: This school is part of one of the UK's most established and renowned schools group. It caters for approximately 1620 students aged 2 - 18, with a rich diversity of over 40 student nationalities. The college offers the English Early Years Foundation Stage Framework, the English National Curriculum, International GCSEs and the IB Diploma Programme with outstanding results. The school achieves consistently high standards in public examinations, as well as positive value-added for all students. However, equally important are the College's pioneering programmes in Wellbeing, Service, and Leadership; within a whole College ethos known for its warmth, friendliness, and community spirit. This is a very well-resourced school with outstanding facilities, situated in an attractive, low-rise, and leafy district of this vibrant and inspirational city; which is within easy reach by metro.

Location Overview: 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.


* You will be able to demonstrate excellence and expertise in your specialist area and will have at least 5 years of experience.
* You will be a KS1 specialist
* Relevant UK curriculum experience is required and prior international teaching experience is also desirable.
* 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 will be a teacher who is inspired by children and by learning, a teacher who believes that it is a genuine privilege to work in the teaching profession.
* You will be a teacher 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.


* Salary from 214,170 - 397,506 RMB per annum
* Expat-style housing
* Annual airfare allowance for teacher and dependents.
* Comprehensive International Health Insurance for teacher and dependents
* Shipping allowance (in and out bound)
* Annual Relocation and Domestic Bills Allowance
* Tuition waiver for 2 dependent children

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