head of primary - guangzhou in guangzhou shi

guangzhou shi, guangdong
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international teaching
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the far east team, teachanywhere
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job description

Head of Primary (new campus)
Start Date: August 2020
Location: Guangzhou China
Region: Leadanywhere - Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: UK
Experience: 10+ years
Sponsorship: Family friendly, free tuition for 2 dependent children
Contract: 2 years

School Overview: Due to unprecedented demand, this highly reputable British International school is opening a new Primary campus in August 2020. The new Campus is a 20-minute taxi ride from the city centre and benefits from purpose-built facilities for Early Years and Primary. All classrooms are attractively furnished, air-conditioned and equipped with WiFi and an interactive whiteboard. The school has impressive resources and facilities that include music and guided reading rooms, IT zones, dance studio, library, art studio, theatre, gymnasium and indoor pool as well as a coffee shop for staff and parents. Outdoor facilities include a large astro-turf area and purpose-built play areas for Early Years students.

The School offers high quality education in an international setting, comparable to the best schools in the UK. The school provides a superb learning environment through the recruitment of highly qualified, technologically literate teachers, who are dedicated to providing highly motivated students with the very best education. Last year 59% of Secondary students achieved A*- A grades in their IGCSE examinations; while 40% of A-Level students received A*-A grades. Graduates enter universities all across the globe, including those in the world's Top 10.

Part of a family of 56 premium international schools, based in 27 countries around the world, this school group offers personalised, inspiring learning to more than 50,000 students between 2 and 18 years old. The group is widely acknowledged as offering fantastic opportunities to innovate and develop best practice and to access extensive professional developmen

Role Overview: The school is looking for a highly qualified and experienced Head of Primary to lead the strategic development of this exciting new venture. The school has an enviable reputation as a school where children achieve excellent academic results and have a great time doing it. The successful candidate will need to be a leader who can build on this success and help to achieve a goal of becoming the number one international school in China. Reporting directly to the Principal, you will oversee a purpose-built Primary School with capacity for 800 student places, from K1-Y6. The successful candidate will be someone with excellent people skills who is able to inspire and lead a team of dedicated professionals and demonstrate the drive and commitment to make this very good school even better. In addition, you will be a key member of the school's Senior Leadership Team and will need to be able to work closely with SLT colleagues, to guide the overall strategic direction of the school.

* A Bachelor or above degree + PGCE or QTS qualification
* At least 3 years of leadership experiences (NPQH would be desirable)
* Applicants must be the UK or a reputable British curriculum international school
* An excellent communicator, who gets on well with colleagues, students, parents, technology and change
* Dedicated to creating a love of learning amongst the students and understand the importance of enjoyment in the education process.
* An understanding of the expectations of high achieving international parents.
* Well organised
* Have a good sense of humour
* A flexible nature and an understanding that things do not always go to plan within China. If you are not able to deal with frustrations in a culturally sensitive manner this is not the post for you.

Please contact your Teachanywhere Consultant for the full job description and application details

Salary and Benefits:

* Highly competitive salary
* Housing Allowance
* Flight allowance for the candidate and the accompanying family members (up to two children)
* Free school places (up to two children)
* International medical insurance for the candidate and the accompanying family members
* Gratuity bonus by completing every two-years contract


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