Closing date: 10 Dec 2022
Head of Primary
About Nord Anglia Education
Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with more than 70 schools located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 68,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.
Our philosophy for education rests on our four pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a personalised 21st Century learning experience for all students.
Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. NAE schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.
About The British International School Beijing, Shunyi
The British School of Beijing Shunyi (BSB), a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools, is looking to appoint enthusiastic and committed teachers as detailed above to join the Primary school for August 2021. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, who gets on well with colleagues, students, and parents. Amongst other things, you’ll be well organised, have a good sense of humour and want to participate fully in the extra-curricular aspects of school life as well as the classroom. You will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and learning, and for encouraging a culture of inspiration, enjoyment, and success. Our staff work co-operatively and enjoy collaborating, therefore good interpersonal skills and enjoyment of teamwork are essential.
BSB is at an exciting stage of its development, having grown very significantly in the past decade and now numbering approximately 1,100 students aged 2-18. We have outstanding students from approximately 60 nationalities, who thrive academically; are committed to achieving their best and who grow with us as true global citizens through our culture of respect, opportunity, and personal development. We also have highly supportive parents who engage fully in the life of the school and their children’s education.
The school is housed in a purpose-built campus with superb facilities in the safe and family-friendly suburb of Shunyi, which is only 20 km from the city centre of Beijing, which is without doubt one of the most exciting and culturally rich world capitals in which to live.
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About the role
Resilient, organised and entrepreneurial, you will ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the Primary school. We’ll look to you to provide effective leadership and advice to staff, students and parents while inspiring an atmosphere of energy, excitement and achievement. You will also be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team.
A strong communicator, you will possess significant teaching and school management experience. Your proven leadership and people management skills together with your knowledge of the English National Curriculum and curriculum developments will enable you to establish a high-performing culture within the school.
Confident in a complex and fast-paced international environment, you will have the ability to design, implement and review organisational policies and new initiatives and grow and develop team members. You will relish the chance to work collaboratively with colleagues in the central team, the region and across the organisation.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of 14,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
We offer exceptional career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Our online Nord Anglia University unites our team by harnessing the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.
Our world-renowned collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offer our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates an opportunity to earn an Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.
Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.
As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:
A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale.
An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration.
A culture that is fair and consultative.
Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career.
Online applications need to be submitted directly through the Nord Anglia Education careers page and should include a CV. Please visit us online at www.nordangliaeducation.jobs.
At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people can thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender, or culture.
All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The closing date for application is 10th Dec 2022. Due to global travel restrictions, all interviews will be conducted via MS Teams or online video calls. There will be three stages of interview, including a panel interview.