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Mandarin Coordinator

Dulwich College YangonDulwich College, Yangon, Myanmar

Are you a passionate Mandarin speaking educator, excited about leadership and in making a bigger difference in a young and growing school, in a fast developing and beautiful country? Upholding the traditions and outstanding educational standards which have become the hallmark of the Dulwich name in the UK and Asia, Dulwich College Yangon (DCY) operates two state of the art campuses on the attractive, green and spacious Star City and the Pun Hlaing Residential Estates.  

DCY is currently seeking a Mandarin Coordinator for the 2021 /22 academic year onwards.

Applications are therefore invited from highly resourceful, collegially minded and forward-thinking practitioners who can demonstrate that they are:

  • passionate about leading the development and delivery of a top class Mandarin language curriculum and co-curricular programme to native and non-native speakers in a high-performing learning environment
  • experienced in effectively teaching languages across the Primary-Secondary age range including to students studying for iGCSE and IBDP examinations
  • successful in preparing students for external examinations, such as the (I)GCSE and IB Diploma Programme
  • supportive of a child-centered approach to learning and able to nurture high levels of student agency within a classroom setting
  • knowledgeable about the benefits of formative assessment
  • actively aware of the latest developments in language teaching and pedagogy
  • experienced in adapting learning to ensure it is inclusive and accessible for all, especially EAL and SEN students
  • genuinely interested in making a positive and proactive contribution to a young, maturing school
  • eager to engage with the local community and help contribute to the development of the country outside of the school

An ability to use educational technology to effectively enhance and support learning is an expectation.

At least 2 years teaching experience is required, regardless of nationality. All applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, or a first degree plus a post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE). To access the full DCI expat salary scale, applicants will need to have UK, qualified teacher status (QTS).

In return the successful candidates will be working in outstanding, purpose-built facilities equipped with quality resources, set within Yangon’s award-winning Star City and Pun Hlaing residential complexes.

Teachers will receive an attractive salary and competitive overseas benefits package, which includes:

  • annual flight allowance
  • accommodation
  • freight allowance
  • comprehensive global medical insurance
  • free tuition for up to two children at the school (Year 1 to Y11 age)
  • enhanced levels of professional development across the Dulwich College International family of schools.

The closing date for the post is Sunday 31st January 2021.

Your application should include a brief covering letter, a CV and a statement of your educational philosophy.

Interviews will take place online, via skype, from Monday 1st February onwards.

For further information, please see our websites at www.dulwich.org and Yangon.dulwich.org

Dulwich College International 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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