Assistant Head of Primary (Curriculum and Data), Hangzhou, China
Salary : Not Specified
Category : Senior Leadership Jobs, Early Years / Primary Schools, Non-teaching Jobs
Location : Zhejiang, China , 311231
Posted : 25 days ago
Start Date : Not Specified
Personnel Management
Workplace Training and Assessment
Assistant Head of Primary (Curriculum and Data), Hangzhou, China

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Are you passionate about training people,  and providing a world-class education? Do you believe in nurturing young minds and fostering independence? Our client, a prestigious school in Hangzhou, is seeking an experienced and passionate Assistant Head of Primary to take a central role in assisting the Head of Primary in developing the school. 

As the Assistant Head of Primary (Curriculum and Data), you will work across the primary age range, as an experienced curriculum and team leader, a leader in teaching and learning, leader of a core subject and a key person in curriculum development.  You will be a model professional, setting an excellent example to teaching and support staff.  You will work in close partnership with the Head of School in actively and demonstrably promoting enrichment, entitlement and achievement through building and implementing agreed school policies.

This will be a non-teaching post but will be expected to model teaching and learning in classrooms to model good practice, develop relationships, support training and development, ensure ‘quality teaching first’ and secure the smooth running of the school.

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You will have responsibilities in the effective day to day management of the school and school community including recruiting and inducting staff, developing and implementing policies, leading assemblies and staff meetings, hosting and organising whole school events such as open days and parents evening, and responding to the views, needs and requests of children, staff, parents, governors and visitors.

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You will work with the whole school staff to develop a strong learning environment, and work on the school’s achievement reviews and target setting processes by taking a major role in assessment and actively supporting and securing the school’s success in international benchmarking tests, internal assessments including those at the end of each key stage.

You will support the Head of Primary to ensure that all teaching and learning and assessment policies and protocols are in place and up to date, as well as assist in the line management of classroom-based personnel including time tabling and allocation of classes, duties and tasks, managing and developing roles to ensure the provision of high quality interventions and support for children’s progress, achievement, wellbeing and good behaviour.

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You will determine, organise and implement a diverse, flexible curriculum and implement an effective assessment framework, and ensure that learning is at the centre of strategic planning and resource management, and support the creation of responsive and effective approaches to teaching and learning and ensure a culture and ethos of challenge and support where all pupils can have a voice, achieve success and become highly engaged in their own learning and be enabled to actively support the learning of others.

You will strengthen the community by promoting and modelling good relationships with parents, which are based on partnerships to support and improve pupils’ learning and achievement, and to contribute to the development of the school as a community within the community, strengthening partnerships with families, the local and wider community, and other schools.

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To be successful as the Assistant Head of Primary (Curriculum and Data), you must have Qualified Teacher Status; PGCE; preferably recent relevant in-service training – particularly in relation to teaching and learning and assessment, and in relation to leadership and management eg. NPQSL / Senior Leadership training. An excellent track record of teaching across the primary age range and be able to model this to colleagues. Be fluent in English, with experience as a key curriculum leader in a primary school; a proven track record of improving pupil progress and outcomes, with experience as a current or recently practising leader.
Situated on a sprawling campus covering over 74,000 square meters, the school boasts state-of-the-art facilities designed to provide students with unparalleled academic and co-curricular opportunities. From a modern boarding house accommodating nearly 400 pupils to a multi-purpose sports hall, swimming pools, basketball courts, and a grand theatre, the facilities are designed to enhance the learning experience.

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They offer a bilingual education that begins in Nursery school and continues until students reach the age of 18. With a curriculum that combines the English Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) with the Chinese Ministry of Education guidelines, students receive a well-rounded education from an early age.

In Primary School and Junior High, the school follows the Chinese national curriculum, supplemented with a wide range of international teaching resources. This bilingual learning environment ensures that students develop both their language skills and their cultural understanding.

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As students’ progress into higher grades, they will study the IGCSE curriculum followed by A Levels. This prepares them for acceptance into the best universities worldwide, equipped with the 21st-century skills necessary for their future success.

As an inclusive community, our client values the unique contributions of every individual on their team. They provide a workplace where ideas can be realized, bonds can be forged, and futures can be shaped together. They are committed to empowering their employees to grow and succeed, offering a range of learning and development opportunities. With internal and external coaching programs, a High Potential Leadership Program, and various academic and non-academic training courses, employees have the chance to advance their careers.

They take pride in their commitment to employees. Over 50% of their most senior leaders have been promoted from within, and over 70% of these leaders are female. Their dedication to their staff has been recognized by the HR Asia 'Best Companies to Work for in Asia' Award, which they have won for three consecutive years.

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If you are ready to make an impact in the field of education and want to join a team that values growth, diversity, and excellence, and live in one of China's most renowned and prosperous cities, home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, apply here or by visiting Education Recruitment Experts website and applying directly.  Alternatively, email your CV to with ref. no. ZR125 in the subject line.

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Education Recruitment Experts are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service or local national equivalent. 
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Minimum number of years’ experience

Years’ : >=5 | Experience : British Curriculum(IGCSE)

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