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Director of Sport and PE -Whole School

Wycombe Abbey School NanjingNanjing, China

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to be involved in developing and leading the PE and Sport Department across the whole school at Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing. As a new school in a growing group of Wycombe Abbey Schools in China, our vision is “Every Child Can Excel” which will be the foundation upon which we will build our thriving community. Our key focus areas will be on delivering academic excellence through our dual language curriculum and building a thriving boarding community which offers an extensive holistic education whilst supporting the development of independence and growth for every individual child.

The school opened in September 2021, with boarding being offered from Year 2 (Grade 1) through to Year 13 (Grade 12). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to continue to shape the PE and Sport Department across the Lower and Upper Schools and to work closely with the Heads of Lower and Upper School to build a healthy, balanced and well-integrated programme for all our students. As with our sister Wycombe Abbey Schools in Asia, it is our expectation that WASNJ PE and Sport programme will become a beacon of excellence within our school community and beyond. 

Alongside the Heads of School and the Deputy Head Pastoral, you will play an integral role in designing and scheduling the PE and Sport annual calendar whilst establishing the standards within the programme, alongside developing the processes, systems and policies that are so vital for the smooth operation of a new school. Fully qualified teachers with the necessary experience to build and develop this important aspect of our school curriculum provision, who have plenty of energy, positive enthusiasm and full commitment to the profession are invited to submit completed application forms.

An excellent package of international benefits is offered, and teachers wishing to add an enriching dimension to their lives are warmly encouraged to apply. The school has a strong partnership with other internationally located Wycombe Abbey Schools alongside our heritage school in the UK. The school is located in the delightful Tangshan thermal spring area located east of Nanjing City. 


Further details of the position can be found in the attached job description. Information about the group can be found on our website – in which you will also be able to access the recruitment portal.

How to Apply:

Interested teachers are strongly encouraged to submit applications immediately (closing date Friday 3rd December  2021) Only completed Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing Application Forms will be considered which can be downloaded and completed from our recruitment portal –

Application deadline:

Friday 3rd December 2021

The school will review applications on a rolling basis. Early applications are encouraged.

Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

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