Head of Pre-prep, Shanghai

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Harrow International School, ShanghaiShanghai

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly Competitive With Many Benefits and a Generous Performance Related Bonus
Contract term: Fixed Term

Harrow Shanghai is looking to appoint a dynamic, highly-skilled and inspiring new Head of Pre-prep from August 2020.  He/She will have wide-ranging strategic input into, and leadership of, the continued delivery of excellence within the Pre-prep School.  The post-holder will also enjoy a wider strategic influence across all facets of the Harrow educational experience as a standing member of the Senior Leadership Team.

This exciting opportunity within one of the world's most energetic, cosmopolitan and diverse 21st century cities, is very well suited to present middle and senior leaders both in the UK and overseas who have the necessary experience, skills, values and ambition to not only reinforce the Pre-prep School's very high standards and reputation, but to build upon them further. 

Candidates who have proven leadership capabilities as a Key Stage Coordinator/Assistant Head/Deputy Head or Head within a UK or overseas primary or prep setting are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Working at Harrow is a delight.  The pupils are engaged, aspirational and hard working, their parents are highly supportive and the staff are committed and close-knit.  The community is strong.  Pupils achieve highly both within and outside of the classroom and go on to enter many of the world's most competitive universities, including Oxbridge.

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 directly via this link.

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

Initial conversations will take place by Skype during the second week in November. 

Interviews will take place at Harrow London during the week commencing 25 November.

Application deadline: Wednesday 6 November 2019

Harrow Shanghai is fundamentally committed to safeguarding the children in its 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.

Harrow Shanghai reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process.

For the recruitment portal - please complete our application form by clicking on the 'Apply' button.



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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