Head of Senior School, Myanmar

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Dulwich College YangonMyanmar

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Very competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Dulwich College Yangon 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 practice and appointments are subject to an interview, identity and criminal record checks, and satisfactory references.

The recent growth of the Dulwich family of schools into Myanmar represents a unique opportunity for teachers to be involved in the development of newly built and resourced schools in the heart of one of Asia’s most fascinating cities. In partnership with Dulwich College and its nine sister schools in Asia, Dulwich College Yangon (DCY) upholds the traditions and outstanding educational standards which have become the hallmark of the Dulwich name in the U.K. and Asia. In 2017, Dulwich College International students achieved an IB average of 37.2 and A* / A average of 69% in the IGCSEs.

The College operates across two campuses. The Head of Senior School will initially be responsible for the Year 6-9 Middle School at the Pun Hlaing campus and the same age phase at Star City. The Star City campus will then add additional year groups on an annual basis until it reaches Year 13. Pun Hlaing students will transfer to the Star City campus at the end of Year 9 for their examination years.

The College is searching for an inspirational leader who is committed to further raising the high standards of excellence in the Middle/Senior Schools. They should have experience of senior leadership positions either in the U.K. or international schools overseas. The candidate must possess an excellent understanding of the English National Curriculum, as well as the (I)GCSE, ‘A’ Level and/or IB Diploma examination programmes. They should possess high order organisational skills, be committed to actively developing learning alongside the students and have a proven track record of working with and inspiring staff.

The successful candidate will work alongside the campus Heads and current KS3 co-ordinators. They will also assume whole College responsibilities as part of the College Leadership Team. 

All applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, or a first degree plus a post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE). They must also have successful experience of leadership in an outstanding Senior School up to Year 13 (preferably with experience of the IB Diploma Programme).

In return the successful candidates will be working in outstanding, newly built facilities equipped with quality resources, set in attractive green field sites. They will receive an attractive salary and a fully competitive overseas benefits package covering eligible dependents, including annual flight allowances, accommodation, freight allowance, comprehensive medical insurance, free tuition for eligible children at the school and enhanced levels of professional development across the Dulwich College International family of schools.
This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in a newly established school. Dulwich College Yangon is also committed to using its position to actively engage with the local community and help contribute to the development of a country on the brink of momentous change.

For further details and to apply for this position please go to www.indulwich.com/careers/job-opportunities/. The closing date for the post is Thursday 5th October 2017. Your application should include a brief cover letter, a CV and a statement of your educational philosophy and leadership style.

Interviews will take place in London at Dulwich College between 20th-21st October and the final interviews will be in Yangon between 26th - 28th November, 2017.

For further information please see our websites at www.indulwich.com and www.dulwich-yangon.com.mm.

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More about Dulwich College Yangon
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: Star City Campus, Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Road, Thanylin Township, Myanmar, 11291, Myanmar
Telephone: +95 9966 423015
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Dulwich College Yangon is one school spread over two campuses in Yangon, Myanmar. Our Pun Hlaing campus opened in August 2016 and added the Middle School building in August 2017. Our Star City campus opened in August 2017. Like its nine sister school...