Deputy Head, Foshan

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LEH International School FoshanFoshan

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Start date: August 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: competitive international package
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are searching for an exceptional and ambitious individual with successful leadership experience, gained in either internationally or in the UK, to help found this new international day and boarding school. This is  a critical strategic appointment. 

The Deputy Head is  responsible to the  Head Master for the proper and effective running of the School, working closely with him to develop and deliver the School’s strategic plans, mission and ethos.  The successful candidate will:

  • play a key strategic and advisory role as a member of the School's Senior Leadership Team
  • lead all aspects of learning & teaching and pastoral care
  • have a wide and far-reaching role across the school and work closely with the Board

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to help establish and shape this new international school and the successful candidate will need to:

  • possess strong teaching and leadership skills and be enterprising and proactive
  • promote a strong culture of developing practice in both learning & teaching and pastoral care 
  • have excellent communication, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • have the ability to implement and monitor effective management systems
  • support the distinctive ethos of the School and actively participate in the School community
  • possess the empathy and understanding required for effective people management

Safeguarding and Welfare

Lady Eleanor Holles International School Foshan is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff  and volunteers to share this commitment.   All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)  and /or other reference and security checks  for those applicants residing / working outside the UK.  Further / refresher training will be provided as part of the School induction process for any staff who will be working regularly in direct contact with students.

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More about LEH International School Foshan
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 12 - 18 years
Address: Foshan, Guangdong, China
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About Lady Eleanor Holles International School Foshan

Opening in September 2019, Lady Eleanor Holles International School Foshan (LEH-Foshan) has been founded to provide a British high school education to the expatriate community in Foshan, the first...