Head of Senior School, China

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Dulwich College Shanghai PudongChina

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

An outstanding opportunity exists to help lead one of the most successful international schools in China and to join a growing family of schools in Asia-Pacific. Situated in the commercial and financial centre of the world’s fastest-growing economy, Dulwich College Shanghai, is a leading co-educational, international school with 1568 expatriate pupils aged 2-18 from over forty countries. Students excel academically and examination results are consistently among the best in Asia. It has built a reputation for excellence in sport and the arts, underpinned by a deep commitment to the individual needs and enthusiasms of each pupil.

The College comprises three schools, each with its own Head: DUCKS (Dulwich College Kindergarten), Junior School and Senior School. The College is selective at entry and offers the EYFS, enhanced English National Curriculum, International GCSEs and the IB Diploma. The School’s philosophy draws from 400 years of experience in education from the founding and partner school Dulwich College in London.

The Position

Starting in August 2018, we are looking to appoint an outstanding candidate to lead the Senior School for students aged 11-18 (Year 7-Year 13). The successful candidate should be passionate about student learning and have the drive and commitment to inspire our students and teachers. These professional attributes need to be combined with exceptional communication and leadership skills, enabling the new Head of Senior School to take a prominent role in our school community.

Further information on Dulwich College Shanghai can be found at: www.dulwich-shanghai.cn and on the group at www.inDulwich.com.

A candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/65312  

Letters of application, CVs and statements of education philosophy should be sent at the earliest opportunity.

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.

Job location

More about Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: DCS Main Campus, 266 LanAn Road, JinQiao, PuDong, Shanghai, 201206, China
Telephone: +86 21 5899 9910
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Founded in August 2003, with the opening of its Dulwich College Shanghai Kindergarten campus (DUCKS) initially catering for 18 children, Dulwich College Shanghai has rapidly expanded to meet demands for providing a quality education to expatriate chi...