Head of EAL, Harrow Shanghai

Closing date:Expiring soon

Harrow International School, ShanghaiHarrow Shanghai

Date posted:
Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: A Generous Package Including a Performance Related Bonus, Accommodation, Flights and Medical Benefits and 100% fees remission for dependents
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Harrow Shanghai is a high-performing and market-leading international British curriculum school located in one of the most dynamic and exciting 21st century cities in the world. 

The School is seeking a well-qualified, experienced, committed and passionate Head of EAL, to commence in post in August 2020. 

Harrow Shanghai is the fourth school in the prestigious Harrow family of highly renowned schools in the Asia region, providing an independent education from Early Years to Upper Sixth within a high specification, modern and purpose-built campus just 35 minutes from the epicenter of the diverse, historically-rich and cosmopolitan metropolis of Shanghai. 

The School combines the enduring core elements of the educational philosophy, practice and traditions of Harrow School in London, alongside the very modern international mindedness of a diverse and ambitious pupil body.

Officially opened by HRH Prince Edward, the School was launched in September 2016 and its roll is growing annually throughout all phases: Early Years, Pre-prep, Prep and Senior Schools. The pupils, who are simply a delight to teach, go on to study IGCSEs and A Levels, and the very first Upper Sixth leavers have already departed to many of the most competitive universities across the globe in 2019, including Oxbridge.

Harrow is, however, about much more than simply outstanding academic results and our pupils excel in music, drama, sport and the arts as well, as involving themselves in service to the local community.

The post-holder will lead on, plan for and oversee the delivery of the School's EAL programme of intra and extra class language support across all phases (Early Years to Sixth Form).  Those pupils who presently receive support have varied levels of needs and the post-holder will continue to ensure all pupils have their individual learning requirements met as fully as possible, whilst working closely with the Director of Studies, Head of English, Heads of Phase, teachers, Admissions team and parents.  

The successful candidate can expect a generous salary, a performance-related bonus, accommodation, medical and flight benefits and an unusual 100% tuition fees remission for up to two dependents (50% for any further children thereafter).  

Moreover, working within the highly prestigious Harrow Group of schools, which works very closely with Harrow London and is expanding rapidly, will provide an ideal opportunity for career development and promotion.

How to apply:

Please complete our application form by clicking on the 'Apply on School Website' button or check out the link: http://www.harrowshanghai.cn/working-at-harrow/vacancies/ 

For any queries relating to the role or your application, please email hr_recruitment@harrowshanghai.cn 

Interviews will take place at Harrow School (London), at Harrow Shanghai or via Skype.

Application deadline:  Monday 18 November – however, please note that applications will be reviewed in advance of this date and Harrow reserves the right to appoint prior to the deadline date.  Therefore early submissions are recommended.

Harrow Shanghai is fundamentally committed to safeguarding the children in our care and their welfare is our top priority.   All adults in the School community are expected to follow its Child Protection procedures and are required to undertake safeguarding checks.



More about Harrow International School, Shanghai
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 1 - 18 years
Address: 588 Gaoxi Road, Pudong, Shanghai, 200137, China. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +21 21 6881 8282
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