Contract term: Three Year Contract
Dulwich College Beijing, established in 2005, is a dynamic, high-performing, co-educational independent school catering for 1460 expatriate children aged 1–18 from forty-five different countries across six continents. The College comprises three schools, each with its own Head teacher for Early Years, Junior School and Senior School.
We offer EYFS in the Foundation Stage, an enhanced English National Curriculum in Key Stages 1, 2 and 3, International GCSEs in KS4 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in KS5. We are situated in the capital city of the second largest and fastest growing economy in the world, 45 minutes from both the Great Wall and Tiananmen Square.
We were awarded British International School of the Year in 2011 and in March 2014 were inspected by the British-based Independent Schools Inspectorate, ISI, who reported that, ‘The quality of the pupils’ achievements is excellent, reflecting the successful fulfilment of the school’s aims. The school develops confidence in its pupils, enabling them to apply their skills and talents across the curriculum. Pupils are supported by excellent teaching and their attitudes to learning are exemplary.’ Last year the College won a British International School Award for Teaching Initiative. This year the College has been shortlisted for a British International School Award for Outstanding Initiative Leading to Creativity in Learning and also a TES Award for Strategic Educational Initiative. We have sister schools in Myanmar, Seoul, Shanghai, Suzhou and Singapore, all of which draw on the educational vision and values of Dulwich College London.
Head of Physical Education (Junior School and Early Years)
To join an outstanding team of PE teachers delivering a PE Curriculum, based on the English National Curriculum, in our thriving Early Years and Junior School. We celebrate a diverse community of staff and students, united by their creative and innovative engagement towards PE. We are looking for a highly effective dynamic Head of PE, with a genuine commitment to fitness and coordinating PE and sport across the Early Years and Junior School. This will involve both curriculum PE and, in Junior School, extra-curricular sports clubs, coaching and training of sports teams, fixtures both in China and overseas.
We enjoy the benefits of a diverse, lively, very hard working and well-resourced learning community. Technology enriches this, through our use of Office 365 and our 1:1 laptop policy for Years 6-13. All teachers use a laptop computer and all classrooms are digitalised. Continuing Professional Development has a high profile across all parts of the school. Training in areas of technology is provided in house by our ICT Integrators and Champions, as well as from a range of external providers.
Students sit IGCSEs in Year 11 and the IB Diploma in Year 13. All teachers are expected to make a contribution to the co-curricular life of the school.
DCB operates its own salary scale and the school provides and pays for modern and comfortable accommodation within easy reach of the school. Most teachers find that the very generous package enables them to make significant savings whilst enjoying a high quality of life in a vibrant, safe and culturally rich capital city. As well as a very competitive salary the school offers two flights per year to home destination, full international medical coverage, free school places for up to two dependent children and a contribution to living expenses, for example restaurant and laundry bills.
Applications are invited from well-qualified graduates to teach in Dulwich College Beijing.
Applicants should ensure that they are aligned to our Philosophy and Objectives, and to our College Values, which can be found, along with other information about the College, on our website: www.dulwich-beijing.cn. To apply for this position go to https://beijing.dulwich.org/careers.
The deadline for application is 21st December 2017.
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.