Head of Secondary School, China

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Dehong Shanghai Chinese International SchoolChina

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

A once in a career opportunity exists to join the Dehong Schools Group as Head of Secondary School for its preeminent school in Shanghai. Dehong International Chinese School opened in September 2017 and is a co-educational school offering a 12 year education to Chinese nationals. Dehong is a sister school to the Dulwich College International (DCI) family of schools and offers a combined programme comprising the Shanghai compulsory curriculum enhanced with the Dulwich educational philosophy and progressive pedagogy.

Students at Dehong benefit from a beautiful learning environment on the School’s purpose-built campus in the Qizhong villa area of the Minhang District. As well as the flexible indoor and outdoor learning spaces and well-equipped, airy classrooms, the state-of-the-art sports and performance facilities ensure that Dehong students find more than one area of school life in which to excel.

Starting in August 2019, Dehong is looking to appoint a truly outstanding candidate to lead the Secondary School. This person will lead and be supported by a first-rate faculty and will be responsible for ensuring students not only thrive academically, but also go on to make a positive difference in the world. If you share a determination for creating a genuinely world-class school, and possess a pioneering spirit and passion for innovation, please take the time to download the candidate brief which provides further details.

Further information on Dehong Schools can be found at: www.dehong.cn and on the Dulwich College family of schools at www.Dulwich.org.

A candidate brief including details of the role and information on how to apply can be downloaded from www.odgersberndtson.com/en-gb/opportunities#AssignDetail.aspx?guid=68960

Letters and applications should be sent by Friday 28 September to Odgers Berndtson, quoting reference CFD/68960.

Dehong Schools Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.

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More about Dehong Shanghai Chinese International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: 1935 Shuguang Road, Maqiao, Minhang, Shanghai, China
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Dehong Education Group is a dynamic and rapidly growing family of International Chinese schools in major cities in China.  Dehong Shanghai opened in 2017 and is a sister school to the highly regarded Dulwich College International schools.  ...