elementary principal - chengdu in chengdu shi

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Elementary Principal

Start Date: August 2018
Location: Chengdu, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Experience Required: 5+ years leadership experience, IB experience preferred.
Curriculum: IB
Sponsorship: Single Teachers or Married (tuition for 2 dependent children)
Salary: up to 648,000RMB per year
Contract: 2 years

School Overview: This school is located in Chengdu on a 25 acre campus in a park-like setting and is a new addition to a large WASC accredited school group with IB campuses throughout China. The campus opened in 2016 as a K-12 school that also offers boarding facilities for students. The staff is a dynamic team in the process of development and growth.

Location Overview: Although one of China's less explored cities - Chengdu is a key economic hub in South West China with a population of 14 million including 14,000 ex-pats working for a variety of companies, including Intel, Toyota, Microsoft and various international schools. 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.


Applicants must have at least 5 years of previous management experience in a similar role. IB curriculum experience is preferred but applicants are welcome who share the IB inquiry based philosophy to teaching.

You will responsible for the leadership and day to day management of the Elementary school and will report to Head of School. You should be a dynamic and enthusiastic school leader with proven leadership qualities and a clear strategic vision keen to commit to the success of the school and it's development. You will be equipped with excellent communication skills and an ability to lead the school and sustain effective teaching and learning throughout the Elementary school. You should be a problem solver who can manage change effectively yet sensitively. Organisation skills are key.


Competitive teaching salaries are based on years of experience up to 648,000RMB a year; Flights to and from home country at the beginning and end of contract (2 yr contracts); Settling in allowance; Housing; International medical insurance; International flight allowance; Visa costs; Tuition fees for up to two children.