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head of junior school, august 2017, shanghai, china in Shanghai

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Position: Head of Junior School

Required: August 2017

Location: Shanghai, China

Region: Far East and Asia

Experience: Previous senior leadership experience

Sponsorship: Single teachers, teaching couples, married teachers with or without children)

Salary: A very good salary and package depending on qualifications and experience.

Contract: 3 Years

School Vision / Ethos:

The school caters for almost 1500 pupils from a variety of nations (approximately 43, with the largest single groups coming from the UK, USA, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore).

This is one of the most well-known and successful international schools in Asia (part of a UK schools group that has a 400 year history) providing a top quality education for students from 2 to 18 years of age. The College follows an enhanced English National Curriculum and prepares students for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) in Years 10 and 11 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) at Post 16.


As Head of Junior School you will responsible for the leadership and day to day management of the Junior 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 a high profile Junior school with particular focus on raising academic standards and building community. You should share the ethos of this great college and seek to raise its profile. You will be equipped with excellent communication skills and an ability to lead the school and sustain effective teaching and learning throughout the school. You should be a problem solver who can manage change effectively yet sensitively. Organisation skills are key.


An excellent salary package will be provided depending on qualifications and experience. Responsibility Allowance depending on role plus tuition waiver for 2 dependent children; Annual Relocation and Domestic Bills Allowance; Comprehensive International Health Insurance for teacher and dependents; Expat-style fully furnished housing; Shipping allowance (in and out bound); Annual airfare allowance for both teacher and dependents.

This vacancy is promoted within our Leadanywhere division, Teachanywhere's specialist leadership appointments service. To contact our Leadanywhere team for more details on this and other leadership vacancies you can enquire at: leadership@teachanywhere.com

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