Head of Chemistry, Suzhou, China

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The Perse School SuzhouSuzhou, China

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Start date: August 1st 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Overview

The Perse School Suzhou is the first school to be opened in China as part of a collaboration between The Perse School Cambridge, UK and Cheung & Sons Hong Kong SAR.

The Perse School Cambridge is a leading co-educational day school educating over 1600 boys and girls aged 3 to 18 years of age.  It is renowned for academic, pastoral and co-curricular excellence and consistently holds a top position in the school league tables in the UK.

The Perse School Suzhou will provide the same high quality education to students aged 15 to 19 years of age, with a curriculum primarily based around the Cambridge IGCSE and International A Level qualifications.  

Full details about the School, its locality, and the relationship with The Perse School Cambridge can be found on the school website www.perseschool.cn.  The accompanying staff recruitment brochure also provides further information about the school and living and working in Suzhou, China. 

The Role

The Perse School, Suzhou is seeking to appoint an inspiring teacher of Chemistry to establish and lead a new department.  Full details of the role and the type of candidate we are looking for are available in the job description and person specification attached below.

Application Process

Applications are to be made using the TES online application form.  Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to The Principal, Naomi Atkins on principal@perseschool.cn.  

The Perse School Suzhou is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant background checks.

Application Deadline and Interviews

The closing date for applications is Friday 27th March 2020 at 08.00 GMT.  

Interviews are to be held via Skype and/or at The Perse School Cambridge (UK), however you may be contacted at any time after submitting your application and the school reserves the right to appoint an outstanding candidate at any stage during the process, therefore early applications are encouraged.

Contract Type

Full-Time 2 Years Fixed Term

Previous applicants need not apply.



More about The Perse School Suzhou
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 15 - 19 years
Address: 46 Jiuxueqian, Gusu District, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China. View in Google Maps
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The Perse School Suzhou is the first school to be opened in China as part of a collaboration between The Perse School Cambridge, UK and Cheung & Sons Hong Kong SAR.

The Perse School Cambridge is a leading co-educational day school educating over ...