head of early years - hangzhou in hangzhou shi

hangzhou shi, zhejiang
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job description

Head of Early Years
Start Date: August 2019 or January 2020
Location: Hangzhou, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK - bilingual
Contract: 3 years

School Overview: This school is part of a large school group with colleges throughout China, in partnership with a prestigious UK-based college. The Hangzhou campus opened in August 2018 with almost 600 pupils and will grow to accommodate almost 2,000. The school is creating a new level of excellence for bilingual education in which pupils follow a curriculum based upon the Chinese state requirements, enhanced by the National Curriculum for England that will lead to IGCSE and "A" level examinations. As a new purpose-built school with excellent facilities, the school offers a wonderful opportunity to join an enthusiastic international staff team, in a rapidly growing school, in a lovely part of the world.

The school promotes values of courage, integrity, kindness, respect and responsibility. They want their students to become the very best versions of themselves and encourage and expect children to develop the school group identity: to be inspired, intellectual, independent, individual and inclusive.


* A minimum of 10 years working experience in education is required and a minimum of 5 years' management experience.
* Must have a knowledge of UK education system and an understanding of international independent education
* Strong pedagogical knowledge and understanding
* Highly fluent and personable communicator; Articulate; persuasive
* Skill with numbers - financially astute; commercially sharp
* Ability to build and develop relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
* Commercial and educational judgement combined with strong intellect and analytical ability
* A "can do" approach/pragmatic
* Appreciation & a commitment to collegiate life, values & aims of the group.

Salary and Benefits:

* Competitive and dependent upon experience - the overseas package provided by this school enables a very high quality of life and savings opportunities;
* Accommodation provided;
* Flights
* Medical Cover

If you wish to apply please contact our Leadanywhere team who will be happy to furnish you with more information and discuss further opportunities to enhance your leadership career overseas



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