Head of Secondary Education

Posted 88 days ago ·

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

We are looking for a Head of Secondary 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 Head of Secondary will oversee the day-to-day running of the secondary phase, which includes two divisions: Middle School (G7-9) and High School (G10-12). Middle School students complete the Chinese National Curriculum compulsory years along with international courses of study to prepare for High School. High School students engage in IGCSEs and A Levels, preparing for university entry primarily in the UK, with some also applying to the USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and other regions.


The Head of Secondary will possess impressive academic credentials and a passion for holistic education. This role requires an inclusive and inspirational leader who can adapt quickly and demonstrate

  • High dynamism and energy, strategic initiative, and effective collaboration within a wider leadership team
  • Team spirit, celebrating the successes of both students and staff
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to build strong, harmonious relationships with parents, staff, students, and other stakeholders
  • Intellectual rigor and a drive for improvement and excellence, well-versed in the latest educational methodologies
  • Expertise in delivering outstanding examination results through the management of middle leaders and teaching teams
  • Creativity and energy, with a culturally sensitive and integrity-driven approach
  • The position is designed for a capable leader who is eager to assume greater responsibilities and potentially advance to an Executive Head role within the expanding network of schools in the near future


Salary and benefits

  • Annual salary of 700,000 to 800,000 CNY commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • 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