Head of History and Politics (Senior School), Jeju Island, South Korea

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North London Collegiate School JejuJeju Island, South Korea

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and forward looking individual to drive improvement in teaching and learning as  Head of the History and Politics. 

North London Collegiate School Jeju is a large, thriving co-educational Day and Boarding school for students aged 4-18 that is in its eighth year of growth and expansion. Our curriculum and ambitious academic ethos, together with our extensive co-curricular programme, reflect our close links with NLCS in London and provides a high quality British Independent School education in an international setting.

Our graduating students achieved an average IB Diploma score of 37 points (substantially above the world average of 30) and 34% of students scored 40+ points. Our alumni are now attending some of the world’s leading universities, from Cambridge to Yale, from Stanford to LSE, from Oxford to Imperial, and beyond.

The post holder will have responsibility for their area of the Senior School, budgets, resources, and staffing. We are looking for an individual who is energetic and driven, and has a track record of successful leadership that delivers the highest standard of experience for students. This position carries a reduced teaching load.

We believe that NLCS Jeju is a unique option for teachers. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including accommodation, flights, health insurance, tax subsidies and free places at the school for teachers’ children. A move to Jeju Island places staff on an UNESCO’s World Heritage listed Island130km off the southern coast of the Korean peninsula. The temperate climate, the  outstanding natural beauty of themountains and beaches and abundance of unique tourist attractions mean Jeju is often described as one of Asia’s best kept secrets! Families thrive in this clean, safe and welcoming location. 

NLCS Jeju is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applications should be submitted via the application form on the employment pages of our school website www.nlcsjeju.kr/employment , which will also require you to upload a covering letter of application and an up to date CV. C

Candidates will be required provide evidence of their teaching during the application process. 

The deadline for applications is Sunday 10th November at 21.00 GMT. Those candidates shortlisted will be invited for interview week commencing Monday 25th November. 

More about North London Collegiate School Jeju
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 33 Global edu-ro, 145 Beon-gil, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si, Jeju, 699-931, Korea, Republic of. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +82 64 793 8001
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Established in September 2011, North London Collegiate School Jeju in South Korea was founded in partnership with the Jeju Development Centre and provides the same academically ambitious education and outstanding range of co-curricular activities for...