head of ks1 - oct 2020 - chengdu. china in chengdu shi

chengdu shi, sichuan
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Head of KS1
Start Date:
October 2020
Location: Chengdu, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: UK
Experience required: 5 years

School Overview: This International School is the first sister school of a highly prestigious UK girl's school. A vibrant, co-educational day school, it will offer a full British Curriculum enhanced with the best elements of Chinese culture and learning. Initially offering early primary provision, the school will grow over the years ahead into a full K-12 school.The school is located in the prosperous, fast growing Hi-Tech District of Chengdu - a city that offers an exceptional living and working environment. You will have access to a comprehensive L&D scheme, as well as close links with the UK sister school, to ensure plenty of opportunity to share ideas with UK counterparts.

Location Overview: Although one of China's less explored cities - Chengdu is a key economic hub in South West China. Chengdu has a high standard of living but lower living costs and this has given the city the reputation of easy to move to and hard to leave. It is a popular tourist destination; famous as home to the Pandas, Sichuan food, mountains, temples and Giant Buddha's.


  • Fully qualified with at least 5 years' post-qualification teaching experience
  • Leadership experience, preferably at Head of Year level
  • Experience teaching to the UK curriculum, either in the UK or internationally is required.
  • The personal and professional qualities to work effectively as part of a relatively newly established team
  • A good understanding of how pupils' learning is affected by their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development and the various stages of child development is important
  • The ability to establish a culture and love of learning and life amongst students.
  • Flexibility to adapt to new cultures

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Housing and utilities allowance
  • Annual airfare allowance
  • Visa assistance
  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • Investment/retirement scheme


key stage 1 experience


BA Hons (QTS),BEd,BSc Hons (QTS)

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