primary head of learning support - august 2024 - china in shanghai

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Primary Head of Learning Support
Dehong Shanghai International Chinese School

Required: August 2024
Locations: Shanghai, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: Bilingual - Chinese/Holistic/Inquiry based, leading to IBDP
Experience: 2+ years

School Group Overview:

Dehong International Chinese Schools are sister schools to Dulwich College International schools. Their shared vision is to create the best schools in the world. For Dehong, this means creating the best international Chinese schools.

Dehong Shanghai International Chinese School is a Chinese owned School offering a 12- year education to Chinese nationals. It is located in the Qizhong villa area of Maqiao, Minhang District, Shanghai, and opened its doors on 1 September 2017. Dehong Shanghai is the 1st Dehong school in the family and has over 500 Chinese students.

With the integrated essence of eastern and western education, Dehong international Chinese School Shanghai aspires to enable every child to be a future global citizen with moral and academic excellence, and full of confidence and creativity.

The school opened in 2017 and offers a top quality education for students from Grade 1 up to Grade 12 (IBDP level), with a potential to accommodate up to 1200 students. The school takes a holistic approach to every child's learning and school experience, inspiring students to achieve their personal best. The curriculum is a collaborative framework which provides a well-balanced programme consisting of the Chinese compulsory curriculum (G1 - G9) and leading international educational concepts and methodologies. The purpose-built campus is a beautiful learning environment, with large, airy classrooms, science laboratories, a spacious library, and dedicated art rooms including a ceramics workshop, and STEAM facility. The campus has flexible indoor and outdoor learning spaces.


  • You should have a minimum of 2 years post qualifying teaching experience
  • Previous departmental leadership experience is strongly desirable
  • You should have experience of working with students with additional learning needs and will ideally have related qualifications
  • The successful candidate will be a highly committed team player who is keen to contribute to the development of this new and rapidly expanding and forward-looking school.
  • Previous EAL teaching experience will be welcomed.
  • Applicants must be willing to play a full part in the school's pastoral care and extra-curricular programme.


  • You will receive one of the most generous international school salary packages available in China
  • Expat-style housing
  • Annual airfare allowance (for teacher and dependents)
  • Comprehensive International Health Insurance (for teacher and dependents)
  • Annual Relocation and Domestic Bills Allowance
  • Shipping allowance (in and out bound)
  • 3 year contract


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