Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong

Teacher of History/Humanities

Far East, China

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong seeks an outstanding and inspirational educator to join the DUCKS – Dulwich College Kindergarten. This is an outstanding opportunity to contribute to one of Asia’s most successful and well-known international schools.

DUCKS is seeking a History/Humanities teacher. The successful candidate will have outstanding knowledge and understanding of under 3s education and have at least three years’ experience of leading and managing a team of early years educators. The Toddler House at DUCKS consists of 48 children aged 2-3 years old, with an adult-child ratio of 1-4. The teaching group within Toddlers consists of three lead teachers and nine Assistant Teachers, with four auxiliary staff also supporting within the environment. The Toddlers follow a dual language, play based approach to learning and enjoy the benefits of a highly resourced, age specific facility offering both indoor and outdoor learning environments.

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong has 1620 students aged 2 – 18 and offers the English Early Years Foundation Stage Framework, the English National Curriculum, International GCSEs and the IB Diploma Programme with outstanding results.

Our philosophy draws on 400 years of experience in education from our founding, partner school, Dulwich College in London, which has pioneered the development of British independent education in Asia. Our guiding philosophy is that students come first. We are committed to securing the highest possible standards of teaching and learning and to ensuring that all our students enjoy a rich and varied experience of education. 

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong was the first of the Dulwich International Group of schools, which now comprises nine Colleges and High Schools throughout the Asia-Pacific region and continues to grow. The Group is committed to drawing upon its position as a global family of schools to enhance the education of its students and provide its teachers with the opportunity of building enriching and rewarding careers within the Group.

If you wish to join an established, dynamic and committed team of staff then DUCKS Shanghai is the place for you. Comprising of a Toddler House with 48 children aged 2-3 years old, a Nursery Unit with six classes of sixteen children aged 3 and 4, six Reception classes, six Year 1 classes and six Year 2 classes, all with a maximum of 22 students, DUCKS Shanghai is an extremely busy and fun place to be. Whilst we follow the EYFS in Early Years, our play-based, dual language approach takes the best aspects of pedagogical practice from other countries. In Key Stage 1 we follow the English National Curriculum with additional programmes such as Talk for Writing, Philosophy for Children and Maths no Problem to enhance the curriculum offered. Our age specific facilities and resources enable us to provide an outstanding education to a wonderful student body, creating a warm and welcoming community in which to live and work.

Successful applicants will need to be sympathetic with the ethos and values of the College. Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is a well-resourced school with a motivated and enthusiastic international student body. DCS operates its own competitive salary scale and provides annual flight allowance, domestic bills allowance, fully furnished accommodation within easy reach of the school, medical insurance and family benefits (where applicable).

To apply for this position please go to www.indulwich.com/careers/job-opportunities/ . The closing date for applications is 7 December 2018, but applications will be reviewed on receipt and we reserve the right to make an early appointment. Your application should include a brief cover letter, CV, statement of your educational philosophy and a recent photograph.

Interviews may take place in London, Shanghai and online.

For further information please see our website at www.shanghai-pudong.dulwich.org.

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: 12-04-2019