Head of Department (Physics of Chemistry specialism), Dalian, China

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Dipont EducationDalian, China

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

Full-time fixed term (2 years contract with annual renewal thereafter)

Where will your teaching experience take you next?

  • A leadership position in one of the best high schools in China offering the A level curriculum
  • Working with enthusiastic and motivated Chinese students (aged 15-18)
  • Engaging in high quality educational practice in one of the fastest growing sectors globally
  • Joining a growing network of educators with a focus on collaboration, support and career development


We are seeking either an experienced Head of Science department or an excellent Physics or Chemistry teacher looking to take the next step to work as a member of the management team in an extremely successful A level program at Dalian n. 24 high school.

The Head of Department will oversee the delivery of the Science department within the school - working with the Principal, teaching faculty and students. Applications are invited from candidates with teaching qualification and previous A level teaching experience in Chemistry or Physics. Candidates with prior leadership experience are preferred. 

Dalian is the trading and financial centre or Northeast China, located at the top of the Liaodong peninsula, it is a seaside side city famous for top-level seafood and the French-style architecture, with plenty of lawns, squares, fountains, gardens, and many fascinating beaches.

Benefits of working with Dipont in China

High quality international education: Dipont Education manages international programmes (delivering A Level, Advanced Placement and IB Diploma Programmes) within some of the most highly regarded high schools in China. We currently employ over 400 expatriate educators and have over 7,000 students on roll. As our students are seeking to gain places at overseas universities, our educators focus on preparing them as thoroughly as possible for university abroad.

Training and career development: Educators have the opportunity to transfer to other locations during their course of their tenure with us. In addition, we are actively focused on providing internal career development opportunities, with the potential to move into centre management or academic quality management roles. We provide workshops, support and access to internal and external training.

Our students: A high number of students enter Dipont centres with the aim to study in some of the top universities in the West, and therefore teachers can enjoy working with some exceptionally motivated and academically high achieving students without the classroom management issues experienced in other teaching posts. As China settles into its role as the economic powerhouse of the 21st century, a teaching position with Dipont provides a platform to work with a generation of young Chinese talent eager to take advantage of every opportunity available to them.

Salary and benefits: Salary levels are very competitive with a benefits package that includes: accommodation allowance, annual return airfare, annual bonus and worldwide medical cover. Cost of living is very favourable and disposable income is high.

Applications are invited from:

  • Highly skilled educators with the ability to engage and stretch high performing students
  • A track record of excellent teaching in the A level programme
  • A recognised teaching qualification
  • Previous Head of Science Department experience preferred


Early application preferred. In order to apply, please email your resume/CV to: martina.meneghetti@dipont-edu.org or for further information please visit our website at www.dipont-edu.org.



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