Assistant Head of Primary (KS1), Shanghai, China

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Dulwich College Shanghai PuxiShanghai, China

Date posted:
Start date: 1/8/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking an Assistant Head of Primary, for KS1, to join our team in August 2019.  The right candidate will have a proven track record of leading in an excellent primary school, where the emphasis is on student learning, academic outcomes, and exemplary pastoral care.  The successful candidate will be a strongly committed team player, with the drive, energy and passion to invest in the future vision of providing a world-class education in Shanghai.


They should be an adaptable educator and innovative leader, with a passion for learning, and good knowledge of the rigour that underpins high standards.  They should also be an exceptional classroom practitioner.  A good motivator, communicator and administrator, they should be capable of managing flourishing key teams in a high profile, international environment.  They will support the Head and Deputy Head of Primary in providing quality leadership.  This would be a particularly suitable post for a candidate with ambitions for future headship.


Opened in 2016, Dulwich College Shanghai Puxi is a beautiful and well-resourced campus, with a motivated student body, and a highly dynamic teaching faculty. 

Successful candidates will need to be sympathetic with the ethos and values of the College, have an international outlook, and be community minded.


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.


Interviews will take place in the UK, Shanghai, or online.


The closing date for this position is 18th January 2019.  Please submit applications to recruitment@dulwich-shanghaiminhang.cn 


You will be required to submit:


• CV and recent photograph

• Statement of educational Philosophy

• Letter of application detailing how you meet the person specification and how you would contribute to the Primary school

• Contact details of 3 referees, at least one of whom should be your current employer




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More about Dulwich College Shanghai Puxi
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Qian Pu Jing Road, Maqiao, Minhang District, 2000, China
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