Dulwich College

Head of Junior School

Package: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: South East Asia - Shanghai, China
Deadline: 16 November 2022

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong (DCSPD) is looking to appoint a well-qualified, experienced, caring and inspiring Head of Junior School (Years 3 to 6). This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to be part of an outstanding and forward-looking team in one of Asia’s most established, high performing and reputable international schools.

Located in the heart of Shanghai, one of the most vibrant cities in the world, DCSPD was the first of the Dulwich College International family of schools opening its doors in 2003. Since then, it has grown to become the school of choice in the city.

The College is academically selective with over 1,500 students. It is a diverse and dynamic community with students from over 40 countries. DCSPD prides itself in having a highly professional, committed, and caring teaching community who enjoy a supportive school environment where wellbeing is paramount.

It is about more than simply outstanding academic results. Students excel in music, drama, sport and the arts and they fully involve themselves in service to the local and global communities. It aims to nurture active Global Citizens who champion a more sustainable future. DCSPD’s values guide its students to be the very best people that they can be: to be kind; to have integrity in their thoughts and actions; to take responsibility and have respect for others and themselves; to show courage and make a difference.

Working within the highly prestigious Education in Motion group allows staff and students to collaborate closely with the other schools in the network. This encourages an international outlook and creates an extended community where creativity is valued and diversity is celebrated.

The successful candidate can expect a generous salary and benefits package including accommodation, medical insurance, flights, and 100% tuition fees remission for up to two children (Reception age upwards). It offers award winning professional learning and exciting prospects for career development.

Applications should consist of:

• a concise covering letter, no longer than two pages

• an up-to-date curriculum vitae

• names and contact details of three referees (referees will only be approached at the final stage of the process and with your express permission)

For further details please refer to the associated candidate information brochure or to arrange an informal, confidential conversation please contact Monika Fryzicka on . The deadline for receipt of applications is midday BST on Wednesday, 16 November 2022. Interviews will take place in Shanghai or online.

Please Note: Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. It follows safe recruitment practice, and appointments are subject to an interview, satisfactory references as well as identity and criminal record checks. All successful applicants must also be able to meet visa requirements to work in China, including at least 2 years’ teaching experience.