Founding Head, China

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Kaiwen College - TongzhouChina

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Kaiwen Education
Appointment of a Founding Head for Kaiwen College, Tongzhou

Kaiwen Education, in partnership with the Chinese Government, seeks an outstanding leader to serve as Founding Head of Kaiwen College, Tongzhou which will open in September 2019.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to develop and lead an agenda-setting school at the forefront of international education, blending the best of Chinese tradition and western pedagogy to provide a truly exceptional educational experience. Situated on a £300million state-of-the-art campus in the Tongzhou District of Bejing, Kaiwen College will provide outstanding boarding education for 2,000 students aged 5 to 18.

The Founding Head will be an inspirational educationalist with the energy, ambition and experience to help deliver a new vision for world-class education in the 21st Century. He or she will combine a track record of highly successful leadership experience, developed in the UK or internationally, with the cultural awareness and global perspective to lead a diverse learning community in one of the most vibrant cities in the world. First-class communication skills with the gravitas to act as a compelling ambassador are crucial, as is the entrepreneurial spirit and drive to establish this new venture. A genuine resonance with the Kaiwen values of courage, adaptability and persistence is essential, as is an authentic belief in the value of a boarding education.

To download the appointment details for this role, including information on how to apply, please visit quoting reference 3213. The closing date for applications is 0900hrs (BST) on Thursday 19th October 2017.

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More about Kaiwen College - Tongzhou
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: C/o Kaiwen Academy, 65 Xingshikou Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China
Telephone: +86 10 8302 8666