Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong seeks a well-qualified, caring, and inspiring Head of Drama for our Senior School (Years 7 to 13), ideally with experience of teaching IGCSE and the IB Diploma Programme. This is a rewarding opportunity to lead a strong and forward-looking departmental team in one of Asia's most established and reputable international schools.
Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is a high-performing, market-leading international school in one of the most vibrant cities in the world. We were the first of the Dulwich College International family of schools opening our doors in 2003. Since then we have grown to become the school of choice in the city.
The College is academically selective with an ever-increasing roll which currently stands at over 1,669 students. We are a diverse and dynamic community with students joining us from over 40 countries across the world. We pride ourselves in having a highly professional, committed and caring teaching community who enjoy an engaging, rewarding and supportive school environment.
We are more than simply outstanding academic results. Our students excel in music, drama, sport and the arts and they fully involve themselves in service to our local and global communities; service for us is not something we do, but we who are. Our Values guide our students to be the very best people that they can be: to be kind; to have integrity in their thoughts and actions; to take responsibility and have respect for others and themselves, and finally to show courage and stand up for what they believe in.
Our Teaching Profile
Dulwich College International (DCI) is a family of leading international schools in Asia. Across our schools, we are focused on nurturing every student to have the skills and motivation to thrive in life and make a positive difference in the world – that is, to Graduate Worldwise. To this end, we look to recruit the very best practitioners in international education who are passionate about unlocking the potential of our students, and who will continue to grow with us as Worldwise Teachers.
Our Vision for Teachers
Put students first in all they do
Display a positive attitude, adaptability and open-mindedness
Show professional initiative and perseverance
Are truly collaborative and display highly developed communication skills
Are committed to internationalism and equity
Are committed to sustainability and global citizenship
Worldwise teachers believe in:
The right of every student to be safe, supported and nurtured
Evidence-based and innovative pedagogy
Personalised and differentiated student learning
Setting high expectations for every student
Empowering students to reach their own goals
High levels of student motivation and engagement
Worldwise Teachers practice:
Maximises every student's opportunity learn
Promotes student agency, reflection and a love of learning
Delivers academic rigour and holistic learning
Reveals the complex and inter-disciplinary nature of learning content
Creates a supportive and dynamic learning environment
Develops students' higher-order thinking
Post-holder Qualifications, Experience
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
Degree in Drama/Theatre Arts, or equivalent
PGCE or equivalent in related subject
At least 2 years' experience teaching Drama/Theatre to learners from Years 7 - 13
IGCSE and/or IBDP experience preferable
Experience of leading colleagues to achieve a common goal
How to Apply
DCSPD is a well-resourced school with highly motivated and academically successful students. Successful applicants will be enthusiastic about the ethos and values of Dulwich International. An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to the chosen candidate. To apply for this position you will need to include: an application letter your CV details of three referees from your current and previous employer.
To apply for this fixed-term position please go to https://shanghai-pudong.dulwich.org/careers/job-openings. The closing date is 24 December 2021, but applications will be reviewed on receipt, and we reserve the right to make an early appointment. Interviews may take place in Shanghai or online.
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, successful references, as well as due visa and work permit process as required by Chinese law.
Goal setting and achieve objectives
Inspire and Grow People (Within team)
Bring People Together (Cross team)
Welcome to Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong.
Our school is located within the leafy, vibrant Jinqiao area of East Shanghai with a thriving and diverse community. The first school in the Dulwich College International family of schools, ...