Head of Mathematics, Shanghai, China

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Harrow International School, ShanghaiShanghai, China

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Start date: August, 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Candidate profile  

The teacher will be mainly employed in the subject delivery of Mathematics as reasonably directed, within the Prep and Senior phases of the school.  

The successful candidate will lead and manage the Mathematics Department, play a key role in the academic development in general of Harrow International School Shanghai and exhibit the following features:   


Experience in teaching Mathematics to A level or equivalent. 

Currently responsible for leading Mathematics in a successful setting either as Head or Deputy Head of department (or equivalent). 

Strong academic background. 

Strong inter and intra personal skills. 

Ability to work well in a team setting. 

Highly adaptable.   


Experience working in an international school. 

Able to deliver Further mathematics. 

Strong ICT skills.    

Department Profile  

Mathematics is a core subject for all students up to Year 11 and an option at AS/A level: currently following the CIE specifications at both levels. Students generally operate at a higher level in their mathematics than other subject areas and we would expect to enter some students early for Mathematics at IGCSE. This is an expansion post and the successful candidate would be expected to build a high functioning and proactive department that currently consists one full time teacher and one part time member of SLT.

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More about Harrow International School, Shanghai
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Address: 588 Gaoxi Road, Pudong, Shanghai, 200137, China
Telephone: +86 21 6881 8282
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Harrow International School Shanghai is a co-educational day and boarding school for students aged 2 to 18.  The teaching is based upon the English National Curriculum, culminating in IGCSEs for Years 10 and 11, and A levels at Sixth Form (Years...