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Assistant Head (Pastoral) Lower School

Wycombe Abbey School NanjingJiangsu

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to be involved in developing and leading the pastoral side of the Lower School at Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing. As a new school in a growing group of Wycombe Abbey Schools in China, our vision is “Every Child Can Excel” which will be the foundation upon which we will build our thriving community. Our key focus areas will be on delivering academic excellence through our dual language curriculum and building a thriving boarding community which offers an extensive holistic education whilst supporting the development of independence and growth for every individual child.

The school opened in September 2021, with boarding being offered from Year 2 (Grade 1) through to Year 13 (Grade 12). The position of Assistant Head of Lower School (Pastoral) will appeal to a colleague with clear aspirations of becoming Head of Lower School in the future. It is a key role in the school with significant pastoral responsibility. It will appeal to a colleague with experience in a Housemistress/Housemaster, Head of Year or Head of Key stage role. It is a fantastic opportunity to strengthen the existing pastoral team and take a leading role in the development and implementation of pastoral care in the Lower School. Working closely with the Deputy Head Pastoral, the other Assistant Heads and the Directors of Boarding the successful candidate will embed current and effective student support policy, procedure, and processes, to help guide and nurture our students to achieving their potential.

An excellent package of international benefits is offered, and teachers wishing to add an enriching dimension to their lives are warmly encouraged to apply. The school has a strong partnership with other internationally located Wycombe Abbey Schools alongside our heritage school in the UK. The school is located in the delightful Tangshan thermal spring area located east of Nanjing City. 

Further details of the position can be found in the attached job description. Information about the group can be found on our website – www.wasgc.com in which you will also be able to access the recruitment portal.

How to Apply:

Interested teachers are strongly encouraged to submit applications immediately (closing date Friday 3rd December  2021) Only completed Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing Application Forms will be considered which can be downloaded and completed from our recruitment portal –  http://recruit.waisgc.com

Application deadline:

Friday 3rd December 2021

The school will review applications on a rolling basis. Early applications are encouraged.


Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.


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