Deputy Head of Secondary
Nord Anglia International School - Hong Kong
- Expiring soon
- Job type:
- Full Time, Fixed Term
- Start date:
- August 2018
- Apply by:
- 29 December 2017
Job Reference : 003828
Location : Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong
Closing Date : 29/12/2017
Department : Teaching
Hours Per week : Not Specified
Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 48 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 45,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy—we are ambitious for our students, our people and family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve more than may have ever thought possible, which we ensure through personalised learning enhanced with unique global opportunities.
About our school
Opened in September 2014, Nord Anglia International School has quickly established itself as a leading school known for high quality of teaching and learning. The school has three campuses: Lam Tin houses Primary and Secondary Schools (Year 1-11, growing to Year 13 by 2019); Sai Kung and Tai Tam are pre-schools for Nursery, Reception and Year 1.
The English National Curriculum is delivered tailored to our context, followed by IGCSE and IB Diploma courses. Uniquely, Art, Music, Drama, P.E. and Mandarin are all delivered by specialist teachers from age 3 upwards. There is a strong and vibrant House system which supports our Pastoral care aims and our Be Ambitious philosophy for success, academically, socially and personally.
Professional development is highly valued with extensive in-house and external opportunities including Middle and Senior Leadership training and enthusiastic Professional Learning communities. You will be joining a highly talented, supportive and collaborative body of staff who are open to new ideas and to change.
Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of 48 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have a wide range of resources and support to enhance our students’ success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.
About the role
You will deputise the Head of School as necessary to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning.
Able to drive excellence by valuing and developing others, you will be a qualified teacher with extensive experience of both hands-on teaching and management in education. This means you will be fully up to date with curriculum developments. Strong on leadership and people management, you will have a flair for setting and meeting challenging performance targets.
Able to work with a high degree of cultural sensitivity in our changing and fast-paced international environment, you will have the ability to use a range of communication strategies and channels. Your strong commercial, financial, market and organisational awareness will enable you to devise effective solutions to complex business challenges.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of approximately 9,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking. Our collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.
Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities.
As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:
- A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
- An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
- A culture which is fair and consultative
- Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
The closing date for applications is 29 December 2017.
Interviews will be conducted by Skype, telephone or face-to-face in Hong Kong or at the Nord Anglia Education Recruitment Event being held in Central London between 30th January 2018 and 1st February 2018.
For more information please click: https://www.nordangliaeducation.jobs/DisplayJob.aspx?jobid=4181
Start Date: August 2018
At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.
All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.
About Nord Anglia International School - Hong Kong
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