Head of Design & Technology and Art, China,Shanghai

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Wellington College International ShanghaiChina,Shanghai

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Start date: 1st Aug 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Wellington College International Shanghai  opened in August 2014 as Wellington College England’s second partnership school in China. It currently has 1,140 pupils and continues to grow by over 150 pupils per year. The College is divided into three schools with a Pre-Prep (Nursery to Year 2), Prep School (Year 3 to Year 8) and the Senior School (Years 9 to 13). The College curriculum combines our focus on the Wellington Values with the best of the English and International curricula.  The youngest children in the nursery and reception classes follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. From Year 1 the English National Curriculum provides the core of the curriculum in maths and literacy, with other lessons following the International Primary Curriculum. From Year 6 up, all children follow a school-devised curriculum, based on the English National Curriculum and taught by subject specialists to prepare them for the study of a range of IGCSE subjects at Years 10 and 11.  Pupils in Year 12 and 13 follow the prestigious IB Diploma Programme.

Wellington College International Shanghai  aims to be the best International School in China and to be a great place for talented professionals to develop their careers. Our academic results to date have been outstanding, all of 2018 Year 13 students gained their IB Diploma, and the average score was 36.5 points out of a possible 45, which places Wellington comfortably within the top band of International Schools in relation to the IB. All of the IGCSE students gained at 7 or more, A*-B grades, 47% of the overall grades were A* making it the most common grade, whilst 75% of grades were A*- A and 96% A*- B.

We are looking to recruit an outstanding Head of Department for Design & Technology and Art, who is a D&T teacher for August 2019. A Passion for pupil centred education and a real love of innovation and the Arts is an absolute prerequisite for any candidate wishing to apply.

For further information about Wellington College in Shanghai and its employment opportunities, please go to:  


An application form and further details of the above position are available on the website. The completed application form, together with a letter of introduction and an up-to-date CV, including the names and contact details of three referees, should be sent to jobs@wellingtoncollege.cn

Wellington College International Shanghai is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service, or local national equivalent.

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More about Wellington College International Shanghai
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: 1500 Yaolong Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai, 200126, China
Telephone: +86 2151853860
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Wellington College China is a partner of Wellington College in England.  It has three schools in Shanghai, all within close proximity of each other and providing mutual support.   Between them they provide an outstanding education for ...