Director, China

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Dulwich International High School ZhuhaiChina

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

A unique opportunity presents itself for an innovative and visionary leader to join Dulwich International High School Zhuhai (DHZH), located in a green and modern city at the confluence of the Pearl River and the South China Sea.  DHZH opened in 2010 and was the fifth school to be established by Dulwich College International, the fastest growing UK independent school network overseas. Today, the school educates over 300 students from 14 to 18 years old, the majority of whom are Chinese nationals, although students of other nationalities (mainly of Malaysian and Korean heritage) also attend. DHZH prepares its students for the world’s best universities through outstanding English language support, an extensive co-curricular programme and a strong sense of community. Excellent IGCSE and A-Level results, coupled with a genuine focus on developing the individual, ensure students thrive not only at top universities, but also go on to become leaders of the future who will build bridges to other cultures and Live Worldwise.

As part of the Dulwich College International network, DHZH is able to offer both students and staff opportunities that a single school would not be able to provide. DCI has developed a comprehensive school leadership system that provides individual schools with independence and autonomy while at the same time ensuring each College embraces their Worldwise philosophy. The Director is a member of the DCI Steering Group, which helps shape network educational initiatives across the College and High School programmes.

The successful candidate will be an established leader and educator who inspires individuals, understands international contexts, places students first and ensures that teaching and learning is at the heart of all their decision-making. Dulwich College International welcomes applicants from a diversity of curriculum contexts.  

Further information on Dulwich International High School Zhuhai and Dulwich College International can be found at: https://zhuhai-high-school.dulwich.org/ and https://www.dulwich.org/

A candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/73001

Letters of application, CVs and statements of education philosophy should be sent at the earliest opportunity and no later than 9am GMT on Wednesday 11 September.

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.



More about Dulwich International High School Zhuhai
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 18 years
Address: High School Programme, Huafa International Training School, 1, Zhuhai Avenue, Zhuhai 519060, Guangdong, 519060, China. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +86 756 8693133
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Dulwich International High School Zhuhai (DHZH) is an independent co-educational high school for students aged 14-18. Having opened in 2010, we now have 293 students on roll. Chinese students make up the majority of the student body, although student...