Head of Upper Primary, Shanghai, China
Salary : Not Specified
Category : Senior Leadership Jobs, Secondary / High Schools, Early Years / Primary Schools
Location : Shanghai, China , 200126
Posted : 25 days ago
Start Date : August 18, 2024
Personnel Management
Are you a passionate and experienced educator who thrives in a supportive environment?
Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of students in Grades 3-5?

If so, we encourage you to apply for the Head of Upper Primary position at our client’s school in Shanghai, a prestigious bilingual school for Chinese pupils.

School aerial view, Shanghai

About Our Client:
Opened in 2018, with over 1,400 students from Early Years 1 to Grade 12.
Offers the IGCSE and IBDP in the high school for university preparation.
Inclusive community known for its passion, integrity, and commitment to each other.
Promotes employee growth and development with internal and external coaching programs, leadership training, and diverse learning opportunities.
Recognized as one of the "Best Companies to Work for in Asia" for three consecutive years.About the Role:

As the Head of Upper Primary, you will play a vital role in shaping the learning environment for students in Grades 3-5.

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You will be responsible for:

Creating a positive and supportive culture for learning.
Overseeing the care, wellbeing, behaviour, and personal development of students.
Promoting positive student behaviour and agency of learning.
Contributing to teacher recruitment, induction, and ongoing development.
Facilitating a strong home-school partnership.
Leading the Upper Primary Leadership Team.

Pupils in class

We are looking for a candidate who:
Has a strong academic background and a proven track record of success in leading innovative teaching and learning initiatives.
Is an exceptional teacher with the ability to inspire and motivate students.
Possesses deep knowledge of curriculum and effective teaching strategies for Grades 1-5.
Is a skilled conceptual thinker who can contribute to the development of progressive new strategies for the school.
Is experienced in implementing initiatives, managing projects, and building stakeholder support.
Is committed to the professional development of themselves and their staff.
Has excellent written and spoken English and effective interpersonal communication skills.
Has a relevant tertiary degree and teaching qualification.
Has experience working in an international and bilingual school environment (preferred).
Has at least five years of teaching experience (preferred).
Has demonstrated educational leadership experience (preferred).

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If you are an enthusiastic and dedicated educator who is passionate about making a difference, we encourage you to apply!

Apply here or submit your CV to marco@educationrecruitment.expert quoting ref. ZR128 in the subject.

As an employer of choice, our client is committed to making professional learning and personal development central to its ethos and approach. They fully recognise their responsibilities for safeguarding children. Their safeguarding policy applies to all staff, governors and volunteers working in the Group.
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Shanghai, China , 200126