Deputy Head of Primary Education

Posted 88 days ago ·

  • Work Location
    Changzhou( 常州 ),
    Chinese Required
    Experience Required
    3 Years
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
    Salary (Monthly CNY)
    27000 - 37000
    Contract Type
    Full Time
  • Job Functions
    Education, Management, Teaching

We are looking for a Deputy Head of Primary Education for a bilingual school based in Changzhou. This is a full-time position starting from the upcoming academic year in August.


About the School

This school is already widely recognized as one of the best schools in the world and is fast developing into a top school in China. It offers the best of British and Chinese education in an English-speaking environment preparing pupils to enter leading universities. Most pupils go to either UK or US universities.


About the role

The Deputy Head, working closely with Senior Leaders, will oversee academic activities for the Primary School (G1-6), ensuring effective management and strong, collaborative leadership. Responsibilities include policy oversight for teaching, generating monthly performance reports, participating in leadership meetings, teaching up to 50% FTE, and fulfilling additional duties as required. As well as:

  • Ensure high educational standards and progress in bilingualism and preparation for international exams
  • Manage the school timetable to reflect student choices and staff needs with fairness and transparency
  • Oversee the creation of teaching groups and sets
  • Monitor academic standards through work scrutiny, lesson observations, and reviews
  • Conduct baseline assessments and year group testing at key stages
  • Implement procedures for examination entries, target grades, and invigilation
  • Maintain up-to-date student data systems, including iSAMS and Teams
  • Prepare and schedule parent reports and conferences
  • Ensure readiness for online learning and inspections by international bodies
  • Collaborate with the Chinese Principal to optimize educational outcomes


Salary and benefits

  • Monthly salary of 27,000 to 37,000 CMB commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Leadership bonus of up to 80,000 RMB a year
  • Fully furnished apartment provided
  • Air-ticket allowance of 10,000 RMB, extra 5,000 RMB to the spouse
  • Public holidays
  • Summer and Winter holidays
  • Medical Insurance for teachers and spouses
  • Relocation allowance
  • Free tuition for up to 2 children
  • A vibrant, supportive community of staff and students