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Primary School Curriculum Coordinator

HD Beijing SchoolBeijing, China

The Opportunity

Hurtwood House Beijing is seeking to appoint a Curriculum Coordinator for Primary School for September 2021. The successful candidate will join one of the most exciting educational projects of our time – namely the education of Chinese nationals in a bilingual context. As it continues to grow, Hurtwood House Beijing offers tremendous professional opportunities for teachers wishing to bring their cutting-edge practices to the most rapidly developing country in the world.


The School

Known locally as Beijing HD Bilingual School, Hurtwood House Beijing is affiliated with Hurtwood House UK, in Surrey. The School’s mission is to nurture global Chinese citizens, who develop an appreciation for the international context, whilst ensuring they hold onto their cultural heritage. Hurtwood House Beijing believes that education creates character and focus on personal development and progress in equal measure to academics. The School benefits from exceptional facilities on our campus and following the success of the Primary School since its opening in 2017, will also be opening the Secondary School phase in September 2021.

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The Person

The successful candidate will be someone who:

- can develop a broad and balanced English curriculum that transitions seamlessly between years groups and prepares pupils for their move to our new Secondary School which will open in September 2021

- will set and maintain high teaching and learning standards

- will have the ability to lead staff and is experienced in successfully leading and managing staff towards a common goal

- is engaging, possesses excellent communication skills and has strong emotional intelligence

- can maintain a collaborative and supportive culture amongst International and Chinese colleagues, in which information, ideas and resources are shared

- can deliver well-planned, engaging and creative learning experiences for their students

- will contribute to the co-curricular programme and whole-school activities in a committed and enthusiastic manner.

- will work co-operatively and supportively with all members of staff.


The successful candidate will have:

• A subject relevant degree from an established university (required)

• PGCE/QTS or equivalent (required)

• Significant, full time, school based, teaching experience plus experience showing additional responsibility (required)

• Excellent working knowledge of the English primary curriculum

• Experience of working with children who have English as an additional language (required)

• Experience of working in the independent sector (desirable)


Package Details

• A competitive salary scale  based on experience and qualifications

• Comprehensive medical cover for teacher, spouse and dependents

• Annual flights for teacher, spouse and dependents

• Housing allowance

• Relocation allowance

• Full remission for tuition fees of staff children in accordance with HD schools’ policies


How to Apply

For further information about HD Beijing and this role, please download the candidate information pack and accompanying person specification. To apply, please do so via the TES Portal or submit your CV and a covering letter to fryzicka.monika@elitek12.com. Covering letters must be no longer than one side of A4 and should set out your interest in this position, how you meet the requirement and your ambitions for the school.

First round interviews will take place on a rolling basis and early application is therefore advised. Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and  interviews arranged accordingly. Hurtwood House China reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.

Please contact Monika Fryzicka on fryzicka.monika@elitek12.com should you have any questions or wish to arrange an informal discussion about this role.


Safeguarding and Data Protection

HD Beijing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to respect this commitment. The post is subject to an appropriate criminal background check and satisfactory reference checks. By applying to this post, I agree to my data being held and processed by Hurtwood House China and its affiliates. If I am appointed to the post I also agree to additional information, including sensitive data such as bank details and medical information, being held by Hurtwood House China and its affiliates.

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