Head of City Campus, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

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Harrow International School BeijingChaoyang District, Beijing, China

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Start date: 1/8/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive and full package
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

To be responsible for the leadership and day-to-day running of the City Campus programs for all children and to ensure that all activities, routines and rules are properly understood, sensibly conducted and conscientiously observed in order to ensure that Harrow Beijing’s high reputation is suitably maintained.

Deliver Harrow Beijing’s vision, mission and key values and ensure the values, ethos and high academic standards of Harrow Beijing are established and maintained at the City Campus. 

Take particular responsibility for the welfare of staff and students within the City Campus under the welfare framework of Harrow Beijing and in full consultation with the Head of Lower School. 

Evaluate, coordinate and develop the academic aims and standards of the City Campus with the Head of Lower School, Lower School SMT and in partnership with students, staff, governors and parents.

Harrow Beijing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and those connected to the school to share this commitment.

Essential Requirements:

· Minimum of 4 years recent successful teaching experience preferably in an International school setting.

· Proven experience of leading and managing change at an appropriate level including the curriculum, classroom organization and administration.

· Qualified Teacher Status and evidence of appropriate subsequent in-service training.

· A detailed knowledge of Early Years and KS1 practice and policy gained through first-hand experience, strategic management and direct delivery.

· A clear understanding of the needs of young children and their developmental stages. 

· Excellent program and staff management skills.

· Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills.

· Ability to manage a team


· Teaching experience in an International School.

· Know how to challenge and differentiate for children of varying abilities.

· Have taken a lead role in organizing and implementing extra-curricular activities.

· Open to exploring innovative approaches from across the educational field.

· Subject knowledge sufficient to challenge able students and achieve high outcomes.

· Knowledge and understanding of positive disciplinary methods and Positive Education.

· Knowledge and understanding of child development and its impact on behavior.

Please download the attached job description for a full breakdown of the responsibilities and tasks associated with this role.  

Application Process 

Please visit the Harrow Beijing careers portal to complete an online application. 


Deadline for submission of applications by 22 January 2020, with first round interviews taking place via Skype. Only those candidates who have been shortlisted will be responded to. 

Harrow Beijing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and those connected to the school to share this commitment. 

More about Harrow International School Beijing
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Main Campus, No.287 Hegezhuang Village, Cuigezhuang County, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100102, China. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +86 10 6444 8900
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