Dulwich College Yangon

Head of Campus

Far East, Myanmar

The recent growth of the Dulwich family of schools into Myanmar represents a unique opportunity for teachers to be involved in the development of a newly built and resourced schools in the heart of one of Asia’s most fascinating cities. In partnership with Dulwich College and its nine sister schools in Asia, Dulwich College Yangon (DCY) upholds the traditions and outstanding educational standards which have become the hallmark of the Dulwich name in the U.K. and Asia. In 2018, Dulwich College International students achieved an IB average of 36.8 and A*/A average of 67% in the IGCSEs. 

The current vacancy is for the Head of Campus at Pun Hlaing, involving leadership responsibility for the whole campus, which will eventually cater for the Toddler to Year 11 age groups. The two campuses operate as one College and overall leadership is held by the Headmaster who is based at the Star City site. Pun Hlaing students will transfer to the Star City campus at the end of Year 11 for their final examination years. 

The College is searching for an inspirational leader who is committed to further raising the high standards of excellence in the Pun Hlaing campus, with a proven track record of working with and inspiring staff.

The candidate should:-

  • Promote an innovative and creative approach to learning, with a solid understanding of the benefits of an integrated curriculum
  • Nurture a student-centered approach to learning and ensure high levels of student agency within the classroom setting
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish good working relationships
  • Understand the benefits of formative assessment
  • Possess high order organisational skills
  • Be committed to actively developing learning alongside the students

As the majority of the current students are primary-aged, and we have a cross-campus Head of Senior School, we particularly welcome applicants who have a Primary-based background. The post will be equally suited to current Heads or aspirational deputies/middle leaders searching for their first senior post. The post-holder will lead the Campus Leadership team at Pun Hlaing and be a member of the College Leadership Team. 

All applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, or a first degree plus a post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE). They should have leadership experience of a Primary or Senior School, either in the U.K. or overseas.

In return the successful candidates will be working in outstanding, newly built facilities equipped with quality resources, set in attractive green field sites. They will receive:

  • an attractive salary
  • annual flight allowances
  • accommodation
  • school car and driver
  • freight allowance
  • comprehensive medical insurance
  • free tuition for eligible children at the school
  • outstanding levels of professional development across the Dulwich College International family of schools.

 This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in a recently established school. Dulwich College Yangon is also committed to using its position to actively engage with the local community and help contribute to the development of a country on the brink of momentous change. 

Full details of the post are available in the attached Candidate Brief. 

The closing date for the post is Friday 22nd February 2019, although we encourage applicants to apply early. Your application should include a cover letter, a CV and statement of your educational philosophy/leadership style. Interviews will take place via Skype or in Yangon. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to Yangon for the final interviews between 9th and 12th March, 2019.  

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, and successful references.

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Start Date: 01-08-2019

Apply By: 22-02-2019