Job Details

Head of Upper School

Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing

Nanjing, China
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    Preference : Both NES & NNES
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    Salary : Competitive
Apply by : Jul 15, 2024
Start Work : Aug 2024

Highlights :

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    Job Type Full-time
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    Education Bachelor degree
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    B.ED./ PGCE / iPGCE Preferred
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    Experience 2 years
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    Major Relevant
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    Gender Any

Job overview
This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to be involved in developing and leading the Science department in the Upper School at Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing. As a new school in a growing group of Wycombe Abbey Schools in China, our vision is “Every Child Can Excel” which will be the foundation upon which we will build our thriving community. Our key focus areas will be on delivering academic excellence through our dual language curriculum, offering an extensive holistic education whilst supporting the development of independence and growth through our boarding programme.

The school opened in Sept 2021, which will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to shape both the learning spaces and oversee the delivery of the integrated curriculum ensuring that academic excellence remains a pivotal focus within the classroom. Alongside the Head of Upper School and Assistant Head, you will play an integral role in setting the standards within your department, alongside developing the processes, systems and policies that are so vital for the smooth operation of a new school. Fully qualified teachers with the necessary experience to build and develop a new department, who have plenty of energy, positive enthusiasm and full commitment to the profession are invited to submit completed application forms.

An excellent package of international benefits is offered, and teachers and families wishing to add an enriching dimension to their lives are warmly encouraged to apply. The school has a strong partnership with other internationally located Wycombe Abbey Schools alongside our heritage school in the UK. The school is located in the delightful Tangshan thermal spring area located east of Nanjing City.

About Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing

Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing (WASNJ) is situated just east of Nanjing city centre at the heart of the Tangshan Thermal Spring area. The site itself comprises two schools, a Lower School and an Upper School, providing exceptional education for students from EY through to Year 13 (Grade 12). Our school is a modern, purpose-built campus which includes a wide range of excellent facilities for your child to learn, grow and have fun in. This includes state of the art teaching classrooms and laboratories, a STEM centre, two libraries, 600 seat theatre, a dedicated Chinese cultural centre, a state of the art Early Years Centre and separate dedicated Upper and Lower School boarding houses. The sports centre houses two indoor gyms, a 25-meter swimming pool and an outdoor courts arena. These impressive facilities will allow your child to explore their interests across a range of subjects and activities and allow them to develop to their fullest potential

Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing is established as a private school enabling local Chinese nationals to enjoy the benefits of a Wycombe Abbey School education. The majority of the student body will be Chinese nationals studying a unique programme where an internationalised programme complements the Chinese National Curriculum. The students will be taught in both Mandarin and English so that they can graduate from the School with undergraduate levels of both Mandarin and English and thereby flourish at premium universities all around the world.

A Wycombe Abbey education guarantees much more than just academic success. Wycombe Abbey School Nanjing offers full boarding school for education to students from G1 through to G12 (Years 2 to 13) with outstanding facilities for learning, innovation and enterprise, performing arts and sport that are the hallmark of all schools in our Wycombe Abbey Schools Group. Students will be prepared for undergraduate life in universities all around the world and for an increasingly international workplace, with close personal attention paid to the development of each student’s confidence, resilience, independence and character alongside the development of the collaborative skills required in life beyond school.

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