Deputy Head - Primary School, Republic of Korea

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Dulwich College SeoulRepublic of Korea

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Very competitive
Contract term: Permanent

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Primary School teacher or leader to join a thriving Dulwich College section in the heart of Seoul, one of Asia’s most dynamic, safe and livable cities.

The successful candidate would work within the Primary School Leadership Team and specialise in maintaining the quality and development of our Primary pastoral curriculum and wellbeing and student leadership programmes. The Primary School consists of three-form entry from a Nursery/Reception unit to Year 6. Our school is a modern purpose-built campus near the Han River and within easy distance of many exciting local resources to enhance student learning.

At least 8 years teaching experience is required in the U.K. or overseas (preferably teaching the English National Curriculum), regardless of nationality. Successful middle leadership experience across EYFS to KS2 is an advantage. All applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, or a first degree plus a post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE, or international equivalent).

In return the successful candidate will be joining a thriving and very successful school with small class sizes, motivated students and innovative staff. There will be access to excellent resources and dynamic and thoughtful colleagues in Seoul, and across the Dulwich group. An attractive salary (at generous tax rates) and a fully competitive overseas benefits package, including flight allowance, accommodation, living allowance, freight allowance, and comprehensive health coverage will be available.

To apply for the position, go to and lodge your application on-line by 16th November 2018.

For further details about Dulwich College Seoul, please visit the school’s website at or explore the school’s Facebook page.

For an informal conversation, please contact Head of Primary, or Head of College, Interviews will take place by Skype and/or in London / Korea. Please note that an appointment may be made before the application deadline so early applications are warmly welcomed.

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.

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More about Dulwich College Seoul
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 6 Sinbanpo-ro 15-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 06504, Korea, Republic of
Telephone: +82 2 3015 8500
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Dulwich College Seoul opened its innovatively designed building in September 2010 and boasts state-of-the-art educational facilities in the heart of one of Asia’s most dynamic cities. The College has expanded to become a through school offering place...