DUCKS Teacher (Toddler-Year 2), China

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Dulwich College Shanghai PudongChina

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

Dulwich College Shanghai seeks an outstanding and inspirational educator to join the DUCKS – Dulwich College Kindergarten. This is an outstanding opportunity to make a contribution in one of Asia’s most successful and well known international schools.

DUCKS is seeking class teachers with sound experience in the Early Years or Key Stage One age phases. Desirable experience in some of the following areas would be beneficial:

  • Specific Early Years Practice
  • Dual Language
  • IT integration
  • Read Write Inc. training
  • Under Threes experience
  • Maths Mastery
  • Philosophy for Children

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong has around 1600 students aged 2 – 18 and a rich diversity of over 40 nationalities. The College offers the English Early Years Foundation Stage Framework, International GCSEs, and the IB Diploma Programme. Academically selective on entry, the College achieves consistently high standards in public examinations, as well as positive value-added for all students. However, equally important are the College’s pioneering programmes in Wellbeing, Service, and Leadership; within a whole College ethos known for its warmth, friendliness, and community spirit.

Our philosophy draws on 400 years of experience in education from our founding, partner school, Dulwich College in London, which has pioneered the development of British independent education in Asia. Our guiding philosophy is that students come first. We are committed to securing the highest possible standards of teaching and learning and to ensuring that all our students enjoy a rich and varied experience of education. 

Dulwich College Shanghai was the first of the Dulwich International Group of schools, which now comprises nine Colleges and High Schools throughout the Asia-Pacific region and continues to grow. The Group is committed to drawing upon its position as a global family of schools to enhance the education of its students and provide its teachers with the opportunity of building enriching and rewarding careers within the Group.

Successful applicants will need to be sympathetic with the ethos and values of the College. Dulwich College Shanghai is a well-resourced school with a motivated and enthusiastic international student body. DCS operates its own competitive salary scale and provides annual flight allowance, domestic bills allowance, fully furnished accommodation within easy reach of the school, medical insurance and family benefits (where applicable).

To apply for this position please go to The closing date for applications is 30 November 2018, but applications will be reviewed on receipt and we reserve the right to make an early appointment. Your application should include a brief cover letter, CV, statement of your educational philosophy and a recent photograph.

Interviews may take place in London, Shanghai and online.

For further information please see our website at

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 Shanghai Pudong
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: DCS Main Campus, 266 LanAn Road, JinQiao, PuDong, Shanghai, 201206, China
Telephone: +86 21 5899 9910
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