Head of English and Modern Language, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province PRC

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Dulwich International High School SuzhouSuzhou, Jiangsu Province PRC

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly Competitive
Contract term: Temporary

An experienced and enthusiastic Head of English and Modern Language from August 2019.

This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and passionate Head of English and Modern Language to work with the type of students who will challenge and inspire you.

Dulwich International High School Suzhou is a very successful high school offering a range of IGCSE and A Levels for 750 students, aged 14 to 18. Most of our students are extremely well motivated, academically able Chinese Nationals who are preparing to gain entry to top universities around the world. English is a very popular subject and our students achieve outstanding value added scores and examination results. We offer English and Modern Language at IGCSE and A Level; English and Modern Language department also contributes significantly to our rich extra-curricular activities programme.

Suzhou is a beautiful old city and is unquestionably one of the cities in China that offers the most favourable and attractive living conditions, located only half an hour away from Shanghai by a convenient and frequent high speed train service. Last August, our school was moving into a large purpose-built campus, alongside our sister school Dulwich College Suzhou and a highly respected local school, Suzhou High School SIP. The new campus offers exceptional facilities, exciting collaboration opportunities and room for further expansion.

DHSZ operates its own highly competitive salary scale and provides allowances for twice annual flights, domestic bills, accommodation, shipping and a good medical insurance scheme. There is a full family package for teachers with dependent spouse and children, including free school places for 2 children at our school or our neighbouring international K-13 international school, Dulwich College Suzhou.

Applicants should ensure that they are aligned to Dulwich College Values, which can be found, along with other information about the School, on our website: https://suzhou-high-school.dulwich.org/ .

Applications should be submitted through our on-line application system at https://suzhou-high-school.dulwich.org/careers . The deadline for applications is the 20th December 2018.

Closing – 20th December 2018

Interviews will take place as soon as applications are received, therefore early application is encouraged.

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, and successful references.

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More about Dulwich International High School Suzhou
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 18 years
Address: High School Programme, Fangzhong Street, near East Zhongxin Avenue, No. 360 Gangtian Road, Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou, Jiangsu, 215021, China
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