Early Years Principal - Guangzhou, China - August 2024

School - Far East / East Asia
IB - MYP, IB- Diploma, IB- PYP, United Kingdom
Early Years (0-4)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
A brand new campus of a well-respected and established international school is looking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced Early Years Principal to join their founding team. The school iis both a day and a boarding school that provides an Early Years Programme, IB Primary Years Programme, IB Middle Years Programme and IB Diploma Programme (IB programmes to be authorised).

They seek applications from teachers with the following education, skills and experience:

Holder of Bachelor's Degree and teacher's qualification
At least 2 years in school leadership team in early years' setting with the EYFS framework. Experience with the EYFS is key.
High proficiency in English
Demonstrated knowledge of and vision for the future of educational practice
A passion for education and excellence; ability to inspire colleagues, to accept responsibility, show in their actions and decisions firmness, fairness, consistency and integrity.
Courage to introduce and manage change and innovation
Ability to show good cultural understanding and differentiation between students from various backgrounds
Flexible, inclusive and pragmatic management style
High level interpersonal and administrative skills
Articulate and a strong communicator
Confident in meeting and communicating with others
Possess good organizing skills, manage time efficiently and be able to meet deadlines

The school offer a competitive basic monthly salary and benefits which include a gratuity/bonus, housing, relocation subsidy, annual flight allowance, medical insurance, paid leave and a meal subsidy.

The school is situated in the west of Guangzhou; a 30-minute drive from the modern Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and 20 minutes on the Metro from the Guangzhou CBD. The are provides ample opportunity for relaxation and cultural immersion and an excellent culinary scene.

For more information on this amazing opportunity, please contact your Edvectus consultant.
Number Of Students:
Student Make Up:
Foreign Passport Holders
Regional Info:
The district of Liwan is situated in the west of Guangzhou; a 30-minute drive from the modern Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and 20 minutes on the Metro from the Guangzhou CBD. Liwan District offers many opportunities for relaxation and cultural immersion. Guangzhou is the largest city and the capital city of the Guangdong province and the third largest city in China. The city is located on the Pearl River, about 120 km (75 miles) north-northwest of Hong Kong and north-northeast of Macau. Guangzhou has a humid subtropical climate and summers are hot and wet (the monsoon season lasts from April to September) and winters are relatively mild and dry. There are about 14 million residents in Guangzhou and Cantonese is the first language for about half of these residents, while the other half speak mainly Mandarin. In recent years, the city has developed a more cosmopolitan appearance with new shopping plazas, high rise buildings, a modern metro system and landscaped parks and road sides. It's a busy, modern and lively city, but parts of the city retain a more traditional charm with restored churches, buildings and private residences. Having a major airport and being so close to Hong Kong opens up a world of travel opportunities, from short weekend trips, to longer treks around Asia in the holidays. Guangzhou really is the perfect place to base yourself in Asia! INSIDE Guangzhou | August 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDJdax2xqwY Guangzhou 2012/CHINA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5_ykooQqwE Expat Guide to Living in Guangzhou:  http://www.expatexchange.com/China/city/31/4097/Expat-Guide-to-Living-in-guangzhou Teach English in China: salary & cost of living: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvpgNOQnZQc https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/guangzhou
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Flights - allowance, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Climate -moderate, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Westernised - highly, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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