vice principal and head of secondary - aug 2021 - qingdao in qingdao shi

qingdao shi, shandong
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job description

Vice Principal and Head of Secondary

Required: August 2021
Location: Qingdao, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK and IB
Experience: 5+ years post qualification experience including leadership
Sponsorship: Single teachers, teaching couples (if there is more than one post), married teachers with or without dependents
Salary: Excellent package available
Contract: 2 years renewable

School Ethos/Vision: This excellent schools group with campuses in various parts of China and Hong Kong and founded in 1932! The schools are committed to educate the whole person from infancy through secondary education. They strive to unite the best elements of Eastern and Western traditions and practices, the growth of the individual and the inquiring mind as well as develop a sense of personal responsibility and social welfare of all. With excellent facilities across all campuses, these schools employ a bilingual philosophy, exemplified by engaging a co teaching approach in the KG and Primary schools with a Chinese and western teacher team teaching. Students come from over 45 nationalities and are educated by teachers from 14 countries under an international curriculum that creates truly global minded graduates.

Location Overview: Qingdao is a major seaport in Shandong Province looking out over the Yellow Sea, an hour's flight time from Beijing, Shanghai and Seoul. It has a rich heritage and a temperate climate. It is one of the most affluent and fastest growing cities in China and in 2009 was voted most liveable in China. The school is on a purpose built campus on the edge of the city with lovely rural views and is only 20 minutes away from the international airport. Qingdao is one of the most affluent and fastest growing cities in China.


The Academic Vice Principal will support the Co Principals in providing leadership, guidance and overall curriculum

Person specification:

  • Qualification in school administration is an advantage
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years teaching and 2 years middle management experience
  • You should support the school's vision, mission, principles and practices
  • Exhibit strong leadership and interpersonal skills as well as intercultural understanding and other global competencies.

Package: Salary up to £75,000 annum depending on qualifications and experience; flights, furnished housing, medical cover, annual PD budget and Tuition for up to 2 dependents.


Curriculum knowledge and experience

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