Head of Science (Physics or Chemistry Specialist), China

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Dipont Education - Shanghai Office (Head Office)China

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Where will your teaching experience take you next?

  • A management position in one of China’s top high schools offering the A Level curriculum
  • Working with enthusiastic and motivated Chinese students (aged 15-18)
  • Engaging in high quality educational practice in one of the fastest growing sectors globally
  • Joining a network of schools with a focus on collaboration and career development


We are seeking either an experienced head of science or an excellent physics or chemistry teacher looking to take the next step to work as a member of the management team in an extremely successful A Level programme in Dalian.

The role will involve overseeing the delivery of science within the school - working with the Principal, teaching faculty and students. Previous departmental management experience is preferred but not essential.  

Dalian is the trading and financial centre for Northeast China and a well-known tourist destination. Located to the north of the Liaodong peninsula, it is a seaside city famous for top-level seafood and French-style architecture, with plenty of parks, squares, fountains, gardens and attractive beaches.

Benefits of working with Dipont in China

High quality international education: Dipont Education manages international programmes (delivering A Level, Advanced Placement and IB Diploma Programmes) within some of the most highly regarded high schools in China. We employ over 400 expatriate educators and have over 7,000 students on roll. Our programmes are extremely well established and highly respected for supporting students to achieve academic success and in developing skills to prepare them as thoroughly as possible for university and further study overseas. 

Training and career development: Educators have the opportunity to transfer to other locations during their tenure with us after initial contract term. In addition, we are actively focused on providing internal career development opportunities, with the potential to move into centre management or academic quality management roles. We provide workshops, support and access to internal and external training.

Our students: Many students enter Dipont centres with the aim to study in some of the top universities globally. Teachers can enjoy working with some exceptionally motivated and academically high achieving students without the classroom management issues experienced in other teaching posts. As China settles into its role as the economic powerhouse of the 21st century, a teaching position with Dipont provides a platform to work with a generation of young Chinese talent eager to take advantage of every opportunity available to them.

Salary and benefits: Salary levels are very competitive with a benefits package that includes: accommodation allowance, annual return airfare, annual bonus and worldwide medical cover. Cost of living is very favourable and disposable income is high.

Applications are invited from high skilled educators with:

  •  The ability to engage and stretch high performing students
  • A track record of excellent teaching at high school level
  • A recognised teaching qualification
  • Previous departmental management responsibility or the experience to take the next step

Early application preferred. In order to apply, please email your resume/CV to: martina.meneghetti@dipont-edu.org or for further information please visit our website at www.dipont.com

Job location

More about Dipont Education - Shanghai Office (Head Office)
Type: International Schools & Colleges
Address: Shanghai Office, 33rd Floor, 1788 West Nanjing Road, Jing'an, Shanghai, 200040, China.
Telephone: +86 21 6190 7080
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Location: China

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