Deputy Principal

Posted 127 days ago ·

  • Work Location
    Shanghai( 上海),
    Chinese Required
    Experience Required
    10+ Years
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
    Salary (Monthly CNY)
    40000 - 55000
    Contract Type
    Full Time
  • Job Functions
    Education, Management

We are looking for a Foreign Deputy Principal  for an international school located in Shanghai. This is a full-time position starting ASAP.


Job summary

The mission of the Foreign School Principal is to prepare Chinese students to attend prestigious international universities, such as those in the UK and US. The Foreign Principal will be employed at a boarding school for students from kindergarten to grade 12 located in Shanghai. Their role will involve collaborating with Chinese principals to oversee academic matters.


Principal responsibilities

  • Administration of teaching affairs related to the international courses for high school sector
  • Co- work on curriculum development
  • Development of fusion courses, including British/American culture and contemporary approaches to learning
  • Designing and Overseeing teacher’s PD programmes
  • Coordinating school’s international affairs, ie. student exchange, foreign expert visit, transnational academic cooperation
  • Work together with colleagues in the United Kingdom and United States

Teaching responsibilities

  • Providing 60 teaching periods a month


  • Familiarity with the UK/USA education system, IGCSE and A-level, IB, AP curriculum
  • Experience of senior administration within US/UK schools (at least 10 years)
  • Principal/head teacher experience at one or multiple well-established US/UK schools is highly desired
  • Knowledge of the Chinese education system (desirable)
  • Working experience in China (desirable)


Salary and benefits

  • Monthly salary of 40,000 to 55,000 RMB depending on experience and qualifications
  • Housing allowance of 4,000 RMB
  • Education for up to 2 children
  • Paid summer and winter holidays
  • Public holidays
  • Medical health insurance