Deputy Head of Primary School, Ningbo, China

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HD Ningbo SchoolNingbo, China

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

An enterprising, flexible and resilient leader is required to play a key role in the growth of Hurtwood House China at Primary level, reporting to the International Principal and assisting them in assuming responsibility for the welfare and academic development of up to 400 plus pupils Years 1-6. Pupils follow a dual Chinese and international curriculum in preparation for students transitioning to our Secondary department and subsequently a variety of leading educational institutions worldwide at 13+ and 18+. The successful candidate could be either an academic or pastoral specialist but will have wide-ranging primary experience that she/he can adapt to a new context.

Known within China as the HD Schools Group, the first Hurtwood House China campus opened in August 2014 in the city of Ningbo. There are now have schools in Shanghai, Beijing and Qingdao. The story will not stop here. Existing schools will continue to grow rapidly, and plans are already afoot to open new schools in other Chinese cities.

Joining the HD Schools Group in a senior leadership role offers an exciting opportunity for a talented, ambitious and driven professional to take their career to new levels as part of a dynamic and forward-looking organisation that is rapidly becoming the market leader in the provision of bilingual education for Chinese nationals. 

For further information please email Monika Fryzicka, our Senior Recruitment Leader, on fryzicka.monika@elitek12.com

To apply please  do so via the TES portal or by completing the attached application form and sending this alongside a CV and cover letter to fryzicka.monika@elitek12.com 

Applications will be assessed upon receipt and as such HD Schools Group reserve the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date.  

HD Schools Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to respect this commitment. The post is subject to an appropriate criminal background check and satisfactory reference checks. 



More about HD Ningbo School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 1367 Qiu Ning East Road, Yinzhou District, Ningbo, Zhejiang, 315000, China. View in Google Maps

Following its high-profile launch in 2014, HD Ningbo School has quickly become the City’s leading bilingual school. Set on a first-class campus in the Yinzhou district of Ningbo, the School offers a genuinely outstanding bilingual education that ble...