Deputy Head of Lower School in China

Country: China
Region: Asia
Subject: Primary
Level: Ages 4-11 / Primary
Start date: 14th August, 2017
Closing date: 29th March, 2017

The School is looking to appoint an outstanding experienced team leader to take on the role of Deputy Head of Lower School.The Deputy Head of Lower School will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Lower School programmes for all children and will ensure that all activities, routines and rules are properly understood, sensibly conducted and conscientiously observed in order to ensure that Harrow Beijing’s high reputation is suitably maintained.The jobholder will also support the Head of Lower School in delivering the Lower School vision of a happy, vibrant and proud community where the values, ethos and high academic standards of Harrow Beijing are established and maintained.

The successful candidate will be offered a two-year renewable contracts and a highly competitive compensation package, including on-site accommodation or equivalent accommodation allowance and full medical insurance for employee and his/her dependents.

About the School

Curriculum

The School follows a curriculum that begins with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework and then builds skills of literacy and numeracy based upon the the National Curriculum and best Primary practice taking supporting materials from the National Curriculum and International Primary Curriculum. Specialist teaching pervades the Prep Phase with core skilling in English , Maths and  Science being enhanced by active learning in the arts and humanities with cross curricular linkage stimulated by the International Middle Years Curriculum. The Upper School continues with a full commitment to GCSE AS and A level.

Students

There are currently some seven hundred students in the School. Students and staff enjoy a positive working environment that is well resourced and good communications throughout the School. Sharing the same values and mission as all of the schools within the Harrow group there is a strong sense of community and the confidence that all are well supported. Students and staff do work hard and share the satisfaction of achievement that pervades the school. One of the most attractive features of Harrow Beijing is the support that all staff and students give so readily which makes for a very dynamic and positive school.

Salary and benefit package

Accommodation - Yes (allowance)
Tax free salary - No
Flights - Yes
Medical insurance - Yes