Teacher of Mathematics, Hangzhou, China

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RDFZ King's College School HangzhouHangzhou, China

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Excellent salary/benefits package
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

RDFZ King's College School Hangzhou is one of two school development projects in China initiated through partnership between the highly successful Chinese education management group, Dipont Education and the prestigious King's College School, Wimbledon. A third partner for the Hangzhou project is The High School Affiliated to Renmin University (RDFZ), one of China's leading schools. At capacity, the whole school will serve over 3,000 students from 3 to 18 years of age. 

About the School 

RDFZ King’s College is located on an idyllic lakeside site in the Yuhang District of Hangzhou. The facilities at the school are outstanding. We are committed to creating an educational environment that makes the most of our world-class campus and combines the best of Chinese and western approaches to learning and academic excellence, in a context of first-rate pastoral support and opportunities to excel outside the classroom. Every member of our community is involved in the areas of music and performing arts, service, sports and creative endeavours. 

Hangzhou, with a population of over 9 million people, is the capital of Zhejiang Province and an important city in China, recognised for its history, prosperity and beautiful natural scenery. It has hosted the G-20 summit and will stage the Asian Games in 2022. Shanghai can be accessed within one hour by high-speed train. 

About the Role 

The high school (one of four individual school sections) delivers a range of IGCSE and A Level courses for Chinese and expatriate students and will implement the IB Diploma Programme in the next couple of years.

The successful applicant will teach mathematics at IGCSE level and/or A Level. Management positions are available for areas of pastoral responsibility and the growth of the school enables excellent career progression potential in subsequent years.    

This exciting and challenging role commands a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including high-quality housing; flights for employee and dependents and medical insurance for employee and dependents. Full tuition support will be provided for any successful applicant with school-age children. The position will be offered on an initial three-year contract term with annual renewal thereafter. 

Applications are invited from candidates with: 

  • Excellent classroom practice in the teaching of mathematics
  • The ability to work collaboratively and contribute to the development of an outstanding school 

Application process 

To submit an application, please email a CV to Oliver Knapman, Recruitment Manager: oliver.knapman@dipont.com or please contact Mr Knapman for an information pack and informal discussion.  Early application preferred.

Website: www.rkcshz.cn

More about RDFZ King's College School Hangzhou
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: No.1 Guowen Road, Yuhang District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. View in Google Maps
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The campus consists of: 

  • A pre-school for pupils aged 3 to 6 years catering for Chinese and expatriate children, offering a bilingual programme based on international and Chinese curricula. 
  • A Chinese elementary and junior high school ...