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Assistant Head (Dual Language & Mandarin)

Dulwich College (Singapore)Singapore

This position is in our DUCKS school within Dulwich College (Singapore). DUCKS is academically selective and provides a well-rounded education founded on academic rigour. DUCKS compromises of 730 students and over 40 different nationalities from pre-nursery (age 2) to Year 2 (Age 7). DUCKS follows an enhanced, concept-based English National Curriculum within a Dual Language setting (English and Mandarin).

Dulwich College (Singapore) is regarded as one of the leading International schools on the island and offers the highest quality of learning. Our teaching and support staff are outstanding, our parents are supportive, and our students are a delight. Our facilities are superb with generous, extensive learning spaces, a state-of-the-art Performing Arts center/theatre, black box studios, playing fields, pools and large gymnasiums.

The Dulwich College International group is committed to drawing upon its position as a global family, enhancing the education of its students and providing its teachers with enriching and rewarding careers.

Our College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care. We follow safe recruitment practices, and appointments are subject to vetting including reference checks, and identity and criminal record checks. 

An exciting opportunity is available for an Assistant Head (Dual Language and Mandarin) in our DUCKS school for an August 2021 start.

The main role of the Assistant Head will be to:

• Lead the continued development and review of the Dual Language Programme in DUCKS in line with  Learning Principles, Engaging Spaces and Student Agency.

• Develop language learning resources to enhance the learning in DUCKS.

• Inspire staff to embrace the development of language Acquisition.

• Lead PLD in the area of Dual Language and Mandarin.

• Foster excellent school-community relations by ensuring that all stakeholders receive regular and effective communication about Dual Language and Mandarin.

The ideal candidate will have proven schoolwide leadership experience and be proficient in spoken and written Mandarin and English. The right candidate will be a highly committed team player with the drive, energy and passion to develop this forward-looking school. Applicants must be willing to lead by example and play a full part in the College’s pastoral care and extra-curricular programme. 

Successful applicants will need to be sympathetic with the ethos and values of Dulwich College. An attractive and competitive renumeration package will be offered to the successful candidate, and details will be made available to shortlisted candidates.

To apply, please go to the Dulwich College International careers site here.  The closing date for applications is 29 January 2021 (based on Singapore time).

Dulwich College (Singapore) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students in our care ad 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.

CPE Registration Number: 201027137D. Period of Registration: 09 January 2020 to 08 January 2024