The British School of Beijing Shunyi (BSB), a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools, is looking to appoint an outstanding Secondary Assistant Headteacher/IB Diploma Coordinator to join us from August 2017. The successful candidate will work alongside the Secondary Headteacher and Secondary Leadership Team to lead an exceptional team of dedicated colleagues, who share our passion for creating great learning for the leaders of tomorrow, at one of Beijing’s foremost international schools, and be a central figure, as the Head of our post-16 studies, in our mission to be the Best School in Beijing. The school has been delivering the IB Diploma for 3 years, with the first successful examinations in 2016, and we are seeking a colleague to develop the programme in an exciting and innovative fashion.
The British School of Beijing, Shunyi
BSB is at an exciting stage of its development, having grown very significantly in the past decade and now numbering approximately 1,000 students aged 1-18. We have outstanding students from approximately 60 nationalities, who thrive academically and who are committed to achieving their best, and who grow with us as true global citizens through our culture of respect, opportunity and personal development. We also have highly supportive parents who engage fully in the life of the school and their children’s education.
The school is housed in a purpose-built campus with outstanding facilities in the safe and family-friendly suburb of Shunyi, which is only 20 km from the city centre of Beijing, which is without doubt one of the most exciting and culturally rich world capitals in which to live .
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Nord Anglia Education
With 43 schools across China, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North America, the success of Nord Anglia Education is built on an international, networked team where ideas, learning and best practice are shared around the globe as we strive to maintain our position as the world’s leading premium schools organisation. As a result, we offer our teachers and leaders a true learning community which is committed to the development of every member of that community, excellent personal and professional development, including through Nord Anglia University, and career opportunities within the school and within our family of schools.
In addition to being a qualified teacher with up-to-date relevant curriculum knowledge, the successful candidate will:
- Be passionate about young people and education and be able to engage a motivate students, based on high expectations;
- Hold a degree and Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent;
- Be an experienced middle or senior leader able to demonstrate the ability to bring out the best in others;
- Show commitment to the principle that all children can achieve beyond what they previously thought possible;
- Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills in addition to the skills of school management;
- Engage in the whole school, through extra-curricular activity and learning outside the classroom, as well as within;
- Seek to consistently improve his/her own practice through Continuous Professional Development;
- Be innovative, embrace change and empower others to grow through that change;
- Promote the wider aspirations and values of the school;
- Have at least five years’ experience in teaching (essential for visa regulation although please do ask if unsure);
The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive package, including highly competitive salary, accommodation/housing allowance, annual flight allowance, worldwide private health insurance, end-of contract gratuity bonus, and free places in the school for children.
You will also benefit from the career and development opportunities that come with being part of the world’s leading premium schools organisation.
Above all, we believe that every student can achieve amazingly if they pursue their dreams and aspirations, be that academically or in the other fields in which we excel, such as sport, the performing and creative arts, leadership or commitment to the community. If you would like to be part of that success, we look forward to receiving your application.
Application should be made by Friday 9 December 2016. Long-listed candidates will be contacted as soon as possible, with initial interviews taking place, conducted remotely by telephone, Skype or Facetime. Final interviews will take place at the Nord Anglia Education Recruitment Event in central London in the week commencing 16 January 2017 (alternative arrangements will be made for candidates who cannot attend in person). The school reserves the right to appoint earlier if an exceptional candidate applies for any of the posts.
Start date: August 2017
At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.
All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.