Senior School Head of English

Far East, China

Dulwich College Beijing

Dulwich College Beijing

We seek an experienced and dynamic teacher to lead the English department into its next phase of development. Teachers with IB experience are particularly welcome to apply. We offer an enhanced Key Stage 3 curriculum, English Language and World Literature IGCSE and English A at IB diploma level. The new Head of English will inspire their team and sustain our outstanding academic success at IGCSE and IB diploma level by focusing on best practice in teaching and learning in a well-resourced and collegiate department. The ability to make a significant contribution to the senior school curriculum leadership team is also essential. We offer excellent professional development opportunities including teacher and leader collaboration across our colleges through Dulwich College International. 

Dulwich College Beijing
Established in 2005, Dulwich College Beijing (DCB) is a reputable international school, home to over 1,550 students aged 2 to 18, and is accredited by ISI, HMC, IB, CIS and WASC and regularly reviewed by our founding school in London, Dulwich College, as well as Dulwich College International. The College comprises three schools: Early Years, Junior School and Senior School, each with its own Head Teacher. The youngest children start with Foundation Stage, while students in Years 1 to 9 study an enhanced English National Curriculum, followed by IGCSE courses in Years 10 and 11 and the well-regarded International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) in Years 12 and 13. 

DCB continually offers excellent professional development opportunities, and staff regularly receive notifications of these offerings. In addition, Dulwich College International enables staff to connect with other like-minded professionals across our Colleges through a wide range of programmes to develop best practice, including high-quality leadership training.  

Application Procedure
Applications are invited from well-qualified graduates for this post in Dulwich College Beijing. Applicants should ensure that they are aligned to our Philosophy and Objectives, and to our College Values, which can be found, along with other information about the College.

Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Three Year Contract (Two year contract on request) 
Start date: August 2020

Safeguarding
Dulwich College International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in its 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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