Whole School Principal (Puxi) - Shanghai, China - August 2018

Country: China

Region: School - Far East / East Asia

Curriculum: IB- Diploma, United Kingdom

Level: Early Years (0-4), Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11), Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)

Start Date: 01 August 2018

Initial Contract Length: 2 year, renewable

Curriculum Experience Required: Strongly prefer it


Job Description

This well-respected group of schools are now welcoming applications for a Western Co-Principal position in Puxi, Shanghai starting August 2018. The successful candidate will partner with the Chinese Co-Principal as the designated Heads of School, having overall academic leadership responsibility of the school. He/she will also collaborate with the School Business Manager to oversee the school’s non-teaching operations to ensure the provision of high quality education for all students, in accordance with the group's Vision, Mission, Principles and Practices. Applicant Requirements: Holder of Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in School Administration, with a license to practice as Principal or with significant experience and seniority in international education to take up the role. With over 10 years of teaching experiences, and at least 5 years as a school administrator. Supportive of the group's Vision, Mission, Principles and Practices. Exhibits strong leadership and interpersonal skills as well as intercultural understanding and other global competencies. The school provides excellent salaries, benefits, professional development and career opportunities. The curriculum is based on the National Curriculum for England and also the IB Diploma and offers education from Pre-Kindergarten through to 18 years of age. Pupils take IGCSE and then IB Diploma examinations. The school brings together the best elements of Eastern and Western cultures and is known for their Chinese language and cultural programmes and co-Teacher/co-Principal structure. With a lively expat community and bars, restaurants, night-life, shopping and culture to rival any large cosmopolitan city, Shanghai truly does offer something for everyone! For more information on China, please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introduction.to.China.pdf Please speak with your Edvectus consultant today about this amazing opportunity.

Student Description

Number Of Students: Over 2000 across 5 campuses
Student Make Up: Over 40 nationalities including Chinese

Regional Info

Shanghai is the largest city (by population) in China - and the world - with 24 million inhabitants.Located in the East of China at the mouth of the Yangtze River it is a major Economic and transport hub and a popular tourist destination. Shanghai is easily accessible by road, rail and air and the airport is one of the busiest in Asia offering local and international flights. With a lively expat community and bars, restaurants, nightlife, shopping and culture to rival any large cosmopolitan city, Shanghai also enjoys four distinct seasons with cold winters (down to about 1 degrees in January) and warm summers (enjoying an average high of about 31 degrees in July). Shanghai truly does offer something for everyone! For more information about China, please see the following: http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introduction.to.China.pdf Edvectus Shanghai Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xek2liDkF10 https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/shanghai

Key Benefits

Tax Rate: Taxes typically 16-25%

Housing: 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom

Benefits: Flights- every 2 years, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Tuition - free for dependants

Suited To: Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Climate -moderate, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Unmarried partners - suitable, Urban, Westernised - highly, Westernised - moderately, Women - not restrictive

Job Requirements

Minimum Years Experience: 10.0

Curriculum Experience Required: Strongly prefer it

Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers: N

Visa Restriction: 2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60

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