Primary Assistant Head (Curriculum and Data) - Hangzhou, China - August 2024

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
Bilingual, United Kingdom
Level:
Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
This bilingual school is looking for an experienced Assistant Head of Primary (Curriculum and Data).

Applicants should have the following education, skills and experience:
EXPERIENCE
• Significant experience of working as a key curriculum leader in a primary school.
• Evidence of being an excellent classroom practitioner in a primary school.
• Evidence of improving pupil progress and outcomes.
• Experience as a current or recently practising leader.
• Experience of implementation/development plans that demonstrate impact.
• Experience of working with children across the primary age range.
• Experience of being a performance manager.
• Experience of delivering training for others.
• Experience observing and feeding back to teaching and support staff.

QUALIFICATIONS OR TRAINING
• Qualified teacher status; PGCE.
• Recent, relevant in-service training preferred - particularly in relation to teaching and learning and assessment and in relation to leadership and management eg NPQSL/Senior leader training.

SKILLS
• Able to effectively manage children’s behaviour in a positive way and to promote good relationships and good behaviour.
• Able to work as part of the senior leadership team and take responsibility.
• Highly developed interpersonal skills - able to talk effectively to children, parents, governors, external professionals and colleagues.
• Excellent written and verbal communication and able to help the school raise standards of achievement.
• Able to produce careful, accurate, positive and well written reports, policies, guidance, letters and memos.
• Able to read and use data and to use a range of sources of evidence to make judgements and identify next steps (e.g. lesson observations, work samples).
• Confident in use of ICT as a teaching, learning, communication and administrative tool.
• Able to multi-task and to effectively manage a wide and extensive portfolio.
• Be proactive, innovative and resilient.
• Keep up to date with new educational trends.
PERSONAL QUALITIES & ATTRIBUTES
• Display school values on a day to day basis.
• Lead with integrity.
• Creative, warm, engaging, transparent and intelligent.
• Well organised, calm and very positive, confident and assuring.
• Able to quickly engage and build appropriate relationships with children.
• High levels of emotional literacy.
• Able to lead, encourage, inspire, motivate staff.
• Dependable and reliable, with an excellent record of attendance.
• Willing to go the extra mile, have high levels of stamina, energy and determination.
• Effective team leader/member and a model of professionalism.
• Flexible, able to respond quickly to changes and think on your feet.

PLEASE ASK EDVECTUS FOR THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

The school offers a world-class bilingual education for children aged from 2 to 18, which begins in in their nursery with the Early Years Foundation Stage supported by the Early Years statements taken from the Zhejiang Curriculum. In Primary School and Junior High they follow the Chinese National Curriculum (with reference to Zhejiang Province guidelines) and then the IGCSE and either A-Levels or the IB Diploma Programme in Senior High. The school have a holistic education to ensure pupils are well-rounded and ready for acceptance into the best universities around the world.

The campus covers over 74,000 square meters and hosts a range of custom built, state-of-the-art facilities that provide pupils with access to the very best academic and co-curricular opportunities.
A very competitive salary will be in line with teachers' experience and qualifications and will be paid in local currency. Other benefits include a housing allowance, medical insurance, bonus at the end of 2 years contract and airfares for staff and their dependants.

The city of Hangzhou, one the oldest and most culturally rich cities in China, combines the traditional and the modern, the native and the international in a warm and friendly environment. Hangzhou is home to some of China's most advanced and successful international companies, such as tech giants Alibaba and Cisco Systems, and Wahaha Group, China's largest food and beverage company.

Hangzhou has been designated China's Safest City, China's Happiest City, and China's Best Commercial City. The United Nations, in recognition of Hangzhou's cultural significance and reputation as a very liveable city, has awarded it the UN Habitat Scroll of Honor. It is also known as one of the most beautiful cities in China and is well-known for its scenery. Just west of Hangzhou Bay, there are mountains and lakes, tea fields, parks, botanical gardens, temples, museums and theatres making it a popular tourist destination. There are many bars, clubs and restaurants with familiar western brands such as Costa Coffee, Starbucks, Pizza Hut etc.

Served by Hangzhou International Airport and also Shanghai International Airport, travel both domestically and internationally is accessible. The fast train to Shanghai takes just 50 minutes and there are also regular bus services as well. The region enjoys a subtropical climate with four distinctive seasons that include hot summers and cold winters (with occasional snow).

For more details about this position and opportunity, please call your local Edvectus contact.
Student Make Up:
Chinese nationals
Regional Info:
The city of Hangzhou, one the oldest and most culturally rich cities in China, combines the traditional and the modern, the native and the international in a warm and friendly environment. Hangzhou is home to some of China's most advanced and successful international companies, such as tech giants Alibaba and Cisco Systems, and Wahaha Group, China's largest food and beverage company. Hangzhou has been designated China's Safest City, China's Happiest City, and China's Best Commercial City. The United Nations, in recognition of Hangzhou's cultural significance and reputation as a very liveable city, has awarded it the UN Habitat Scroll of Honor. It is also known as one of the most beautiful cities in China and is well-known for its scenery. Just west of Hangzhou Bay, there are mountains and lakes, tea fields, parks, botanical gardens, temples, museums and theatres making it a popular tourist destination. There are many bars, clubs and restaurants with familiar western brands such as Costa Coffee, Starbucks, Pizza Hut etc. Served by Hangzhou International Airport and also Shanghai International Airport, travel both domestically and internationally is accessible. The fast train to Shanghai takes just 50 minutes and there are also regular bus services as well. The region enjoys a subtropical climate with four distinctive seasons that include hot summers and cold winters (with occasional snow). http://www.visithangzhou.com/
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Benefits:
Flights - allowance, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Climate -moderate
Minimum Years Experience:
10.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 55
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