Head of Early Years (3-4 year olds), Chengdu, China

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St Paul's Girls' School ChengduChengdu, China

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Start date: Required from August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Early Years (3-4 year olds)

Chengdu, China

Competitive salary 

Required from August 2020

If you have at least two years’ experience teaching within the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum framework in the UK and the flexibility to learn and adapt to new cultures, make the move to St Paul’s Girls’ School new sister school in Chengdu, China. 

Sheng Bo International School is the first international government backed school opened as a partnership between SPGS International and Herald Education Hong Kong. A vibrant, co-educational day school, it will offer a full British Curriculum enhanced with the best elements of Chinese culture and learning. Initially offering early primary provision, the school will grow over the years ahead into a full K-12 school.

As Head of Early Years, you will lead and inspire an Early Years’ team, plan lessons together, share ideas, approaches and professional knowledge while establishing a culture and love of learning and life amongst students. You will also be based in the prosperous, fast-growing Hi-Tech District of Chengdu – a city that offers an exceptional living and working environment. Additionally, you will have access to a comprehensive L&D scheme, close links with St Paul’s Girls’ School in London and plenty of opportunities to share ideas with UK counterparts. 

To apply, you will need Qualified Teacher Status (UK), PGCE or a Degree in Early Years Education and some leadership experience, preferably gained as Head of Year. You will also need a commitment to holistic child development and the ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of children. In return, you will receive an attractive international benefits package, a generous resettlement offer that includes either accommodation or a housing allowance and paid for travel back to the UK. 

Closing date: 31 March 2020 at midnight GMT.

To find out more, visit https://spgs.org/vacancies/ where you will find a full  job description. 

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to HR-International@spgs.org 

Alternatively, you can call Qin Li on (+44) 07398 788899 for an informal discussion. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and early application is therefore encouraged. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in a Skype interview process.

More about St Paul's Girls' School Chengdu
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Hi-Tech District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China. View in Google Maps