Director of Business Administration/Bursar, China

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Dulwich College Shanghai PuxiChina

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Dulwich College Shanghai (Puxi)

Dulwich College Shanghai Puxi is located in South Minhang, Puxi, Shanghai and is a state-of-the-art campus, set on 40,000 square metres of green space. The College first opened its doors in August 2016, and is now in its second academic year with 200 students enrolled. Admissions are open throughout the year and this number will continue to grow steadily.

Dulwich College Shanghai Puxi joins Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong, now in its thirteenth year and is highly regarded as a leading international school in the city. Dulwich Puxi is a co-educational day school, currently catering for students aged 2 to 13 in classes from toddler to Year 8. In subsequent years the school will add year levels to build to a full Senior School with classes up to Year 13 (age 18).

The College is academically selective and follows the English National Curriculum, enhanced and adapted for the needs of the international student population. The academic curriculum is complemented by a rich co-curricular programme. Continuing the tradition of excellence started by the founding school, Dulwich College International graduates go on to study at leading universities in the UK, USA, and around the world. Dulwich Puxi is currently going through the International Baccalaureate accreditation process to become an IBDP school (offering the IB Diploma), which is in step with the academic offering of the other Dulwich International Colleges around the world.

The Position

Dulwich College International is now looking to appoint a Director of Business Administration/Bursar, a role that offers a unique opportunity to be part of the College Leadership Team of an outstanding international school in China and to join a growing family of schools in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Director of Business Administration/Bursar for Dulwich College Shanghai Puxi will hold primary responsibility for Operations, Finance and HR. This is a key position in the College Leadership Team and the successful candidate will be responsible to the Head of College for the management of the support staff. As leader of a substantial team, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to work with a highly talented group of staff to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the College. Starting in August 2018, the position requires an innovative leader able to inspire others, take a prominent role in the school community and share a passion for excellence.

Closing Date: Friday 8 December

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Our school 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 and all appointments are subject to interview, satisfactory references, identity and criminal record checks.

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More about Dulwich College Shanghai Puxi
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Qian Pu Jing Road, Maqiao, Minhang District, 2000, China
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