Primary Deputy Head - Chongqing, China - August 2021

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
IB - MYP, IB- Diploma, IB- PYP, United Kingdom
Level:
Early Years (0-4), Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
01 August 2021
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
This international school in China is looking for an experienced, passionate and committed Deputy Head of Primary from August 2021 to help ensure the effective leadership of the teachers across ECE and the Primary School and support the day to day organisation of the school. Applicants should have a BA Degree in Education or BA plus PGCE (or equivalent) and several years of relevant post qualification experience. Ideally they are looking for someone with recent classroom experience and - preferably - some deputy experience as well. Applicants should also ideally have excellent knowledge of assessment and school improvement. Please ask Edvectus for the full job description.

Salary will be based on experience and qualifications. The school also provides airfare (for teacher only), housing, medical insurance (for teacher and dependants), and professional development, plus tuition for up to two staff children
https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/chongqing

The school offers a co-educational, international education (based on the English national curriculum, leading to IGCSE exams and then the IB Diploma) to pupils from pre-school up to aged 18. Instruction is in English, and Chinese (which is given equal importance) - a bilingual curriculum and the school has Western and Chinese co-principals and Western teachers co-teaching with Chinese teachers. There is also a wide variety of co-curricular activities on offer.

Chongqing is a rapidly growing city in South-Western China - in fact, it's the fastest growing city on the planet! This is a booming city offering good salaries to expat workers but with a lower cost of living. With all the amenities and attractions of any large Western city Chongqing has much to offer. For more information on China, please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introduction.to.China.pdf
Number Of Students:
420
Regional Info:
Chongqing is a large city west of Shanghai and about 4 hours south-east of Chengdu. Along with Shanghai, Beijing and Tianjin, the city is under the direct control of the central government and not governed as part of a province. Chongqing is easily accessible to the rest of China and has an international airport and three train stations. Within the city itself, there is a rapid transport system that includes a monorail and subway system. There is plenty to see and do in Chongqing including the Three Gorges Museum, a cable car ride over the Yangtze River, a Yangtze River cruise, Hot Springs such as the Northern Hot Springs Park, Tianci Hot Springs and Southern Hot Springs Park as well as a larger selection of shops, restaurants and bars to experience. Outside of Chongqing, notable tourist attractions are Dazu Rock Carvings three hours west, Dafo Temple - about two hours north of Chongqing, Fengdu Ghost Town which is about three hours north-east of Chongqing, Wanzhou Qinglong Waterfall and Three Natural Bridges. Chongqing has a humid climate and warm – hot summers (with temperatures that go up to about 33 degrees) and mild winters. For more information about China, please see the following: http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introduction.to.China.pdf Edvectus recruiter, Hannah Brant, writes about her expat life in China: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/glimpse-expat-life-china-hannah-brant?published=t Edvectus’ Lisa Ichane’s top 5 highlights of China: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/china-week-edvectus-my-top-5-highlights-lisa-ichane-davenport-?trk=prof-post Edvectus recruiter, Anda Banks’ journey to China: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/my-life-journey-took-me-china-anda-banks?published=u https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/chongqing
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Housing:
2 bedroom, 3 bedroom
Benefits:
Flights- 2x every year, Flights- every 2 years, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Transport to/from school, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Climate -moderate, Holiday destination - not typical, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Unmarried partners - suitable, Urban, Westernised - moderately, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
5.0
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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