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Job Description
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Closing date: 15 Dec 2022

Head of English

About Role

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong seeks a well-qualified, caring, and inspiring Head of English Language and Literature for our Senior School (Years 7 to 13), ideally with experience of teaching IGCSE and the IB Diploma Programme. This is a rewarding opportunity to lead a strong and forward-looking departmental team in one of Asia’s most established and reputable international schools.

Our School

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is a high-performing, market-leading international school in one of the most vibrant cities in the world. We were the first of the Dulwich College International family of schools opening our doors in 2003. Since then we have grown to become the school of choice in the city.

The College is academically selective with an ever-increasing roll which currently stands at over 1,600 students. We are a diverse and dynamic community with students joining us from over 40 countries across the world. We pride ourselves in having a highly professional, committed and caring teaching community who enjoy an engaging, rewarding and supportive school environment.

We are more than simply outstanding academic results. Our students excel in music, drama, sport and the arts and they fully involve themselves in service to our local and global communities; service for us is not something we do, but we who are. Our Values guide our students to be the very best people that they can be: to be kind; to have integrity in their thoughts and actions; to take responsibility and have respect for others and themselves, and finally to show courage and stand up for what they believe in.

Our Teaching Profile

TEACH WORLDWISE

 

Dulwich College International is One Family of Schools focused on every student achieving his or her very best in school and life beyond, which is why all our students Graduate Worldwise, ensuring they are confidently prepare for the uncertainties of the future. To guarantee this experience for all our students, we look to recruit the very best practitioners in international education so that, with us, they continue to develop as Worldwise Teachers.  Our teaching and learning is grounded in the Dulwich Learning Principles

 

Our Vision of Teachers

 

Our Worldwise Teachers:

  • Display self-control and flexibility and nurture these skills in learners

  • Promote a love of learning and student wellbeing

  • Show professional initiative and perseverance

  • Get on with others  and have highly developed communication skills

  • Are committed to internationalism and equity

  • Are committed to sustainability and global citizenship

  • Promote academic rigour and holistic learning

 

A Worldwise Teacher values:

  • Evidence-based pedagogy and personalised student learning

  • A compassionate approach to complex problem-solving

  • High levels of student motivation and engagement

  • Professional collaboration and collective efficacy

 

A Worldwise Teacher's practice:

  • Lifelong learning and reflective practice

  • Reveals the complex and inter-disciplinary nature of learning content

  • Nurtures supportive and dynamic learning environments

  • Maximises every student’s opportunity to learn

  • Activates hard thinking processes and skills

Post-holder Qualifications, Experience

  • At least two years post qualification experience

  • Bachelor or above degree is required 

  • PGCE or QTS, Teaching License from non-UK countries are required 

How to Apply

DCSPD is a well-resourced school with highly motivated and academically successful students. Successful applicants will be enthusiastic about the ethos and values of Dulwich International.  An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to the chosen candidate. To apply for this post, please click the ‘Apply’ button on this page to submit your application.

To learn more about Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong, please visit: https://shanghai-pudong.dulwich.org/working-at-dulwich 

But applications will be reviewed on receipt, and we reserve the right to make an early appointment. Interviews may take place in Shanghai or online.

Safeguarding Statement

Dulwich College International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices, which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.


All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, successful references, as well as due visa and work permit process as required by Chinese law.

Competencies

  • Passion

  • Vision

  • Collaboration

  • Execution Excellence

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