Assistant Head for Key Stage 2 in China

Country: China
Region: Asia
Subject: Primary
Level: Ages 4-11 / Primary
Start date: 1st August, 2019
Closing date: 22nd January, 2019

This international school in Shanghai is looking for an experienced Assistant Head for KS2 to start in August 2019. This is a class based position.

Vacancy Requirements:

  • Fully qualified teacher status with an internationally recognised teaching qualification.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

About the School

Thirteen years after the first school in this group opened, this international school joined the family of schools in 2016. Their links with the group, founded in 1619, are strong, and they collaborate closely with the other schools in the network to encourage an international outlook and create an extended community where academic ability is fostered, creativity is valued, and diversity is celebrated.

The school is a 40,000 square metre, purpose built campus set upon farmland in Minhang. It has been built to exceptional standards, to ensure that all students are educated safely and inspired by the environment.

The schools air purification system has been specifically designed for the facility and installed by Pure Living, a company with an excellent reputation for air quality management in China. Pure Living also provides ongoing consultancy to ensure that their system achieves excellent indoor air quality results. The system consists of primary filtration on the fresh air intake, on the main air-handling units of our HVAC system. In addition, all classrooms and common areas have secondary in-ceiling mounted filtration units. AQI is monitored and reported across the school first thing in the morning and again after lunch. School operations of the filtration systems are adjusted according to the AQI. School policies are adjusted with the AQI readings each day.

Their building materials across each of the classrooms and functional purpose rooms include high grade environmentally-friendly materials, from sound-absorbing panels, wall coatings, floor tiles and PVC floors to low irritant and glue free Miliken carpets, a 145-year old US heritage brand. The glass used throughout the campus is safety laminated, tempered glass. 

The Science labs are equipped for exploration and discovery across biology, chemistry, physics and integrated science classes. As with all adventures, it is critical to be well prepared and our labs are equipped with emergency eye spray washing and ventilation systems, and other security measures.

To apply

For further information or to apply please contact wendy@ticrecruitment.com

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