Curriculum Coordinator

Posted 2 days ago ·

  • Work Location
    Shanghai( 上海 ),
    Chinese Required
    Experience Required
    3 Years
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
    Salary (Monthly CNY)
    Contract Type
    Full Time
  • Job Functions
    Administrative, Education, Teaching

We are looking for a Curriculum Coordinator for an international school based in Shanghai. This is a full-time position commencing as soon as possible.


About the school

International school located the hart of Shanghai’s Huangpu district which has been established 5 years ago. The school offers bilingual education to Elementary, Middle and High School students from grade 1 to grade 12.


About the role

As the International Curriculum Coordinator of Primary School, you’ll work along with the Head of Primary Management to fully implementing the teaching, education administration and day-to-day administration of the Primary School in accordance with the policies, rules and regulations of the School.


Academic/Staff Management

  • In conjunction with the management, be responsible for the develop and implement the Primary School’s timetable, quality control, curriculum development, Primary student performance, safety issues, and welfare
  • Be responsible for communicating and implementing compulsory requirements from government authorities to Expatriate staff. Conduct day-to-day supervision and management of Expatriate teaching staff with regard to their workload, teaching quality and roles and responsibilities.
  • Develop and maintain effective strategies and procedures for Primary School staff induction and create opportunities for staff professional development.
  • Build a collaborative learning culture within the school community and actively engage with other departments to build effective learning communities.
  • Recruit, retain and deploy staff appropriately, managing their workload to enable achievement of the vision and goals of the school.


Curriculum/Teaching and Learning

  • Determining, developing, organising and implementing a broad and balanced curriculum for the school, having regard to the needs, experiences, interests, aptitudes and stage of development of the pupils and the resources available to the school.
  • To ensure that the curriculum is regularly reviewed, evaluated and applied.
  • To ensure that the assessment requirements of the curriculum are appropriately carried out.
  • Ensuring that improvements in the curriculum are a priority for all pupils including those with SEN, Gifted and Talented and EAL.
  • Lead the International Curriculum Teaching and Learning strategy across the Primary School.
  • Evaluating the standards of teaching and learning in the school, and ensuring that proper standards of professional performance are established and maintained.
  • Ensuring continuing effective systems of planning, assessment, recording and reporting, using data and benchmarks to monitor attainment and progress, in every child’s learning.
  • Using this data continuously to support and improve standards in teaching and learning, to motivate pupils and to inform parents.
  • Oversee the planning and allocation of resources designed to facilitate the planned curriculum, including advising the Executive Principal on current/anticipated needs for staff and other resources.
  • Take a strategic role in the development of new and emerging technologies to enhance and extend the learning experience of pupils and staff.
  • Ensure effective planning, allocation, support and evaluation of work undertaken by teams and individuals, including clear delegation of tasks and devolution of responsibilities.


Procurement & Budget

  • Take responsibility for all ordering and expenditure relating to all purchases of primary books, supplies, resources etc. for the International Curriculum, and checking the suitability checking the rationality of the orders;
  • Working along with the School Finance office to formulate, implement and control the Primary School budget, to include a joint budget allocation



  • Formulate the Primary School’s Student Admission Policy in accordance with the relevant education policies and internal and external circumstances of the School
  • Work along with the Chinese Head of Primary to assess and interview potential students for entry into the Primary School;


Human Resources

  • Work along with the School HR Department to develop and implement a staffing plan for the Primary School.
  • Being responsible for defining the responsibilities, duties and qualifications of each position of Expatriate staff in the Primary School.
  • Together with the HR department, carry out relevant and specific HR related tasks, including but not limited to, interviewing, staff recruitment, performance appraisal, etc.


Strategy/Marketing/Government relationship/Parent relationship

  • Work with the Chinese Head of Primary in contributing to and implementing the School’s Development Plan, annual work plan and the achievement of both long-term and short-term targets
  • Be responsible for Marketing/Branding issues for the Primary school with the support of the Marketing department;
  • Work along with the Chinese Head of Primary in organising the Primary School-Parent Association or similar organisations, developing long-term and effective methods for communication between the School and students’ parents/careers. This includes meeting with students’ parents and providing regular updates and communication, including School Reports and Parent/Teacher Conferences;


Salary and benefits

  • Successful candidates are offered a point on the salary scale which is appropriate to their qualifications and experience.
  • Relocation allowance
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Annual completion bonus
  • Health insurance
  • Annual flights to and from the home country
  • The school normally offers a three-year contract.