Head of Upper Senior School

March 27, 2024

Job Description

Sedbergh School Fuzhou, China – Head of Upper Senior School – Start date August 2024

Edvectus is exclusively managing the retained search for a top High School Principal in China.

Sedbergh School Fuzhou is a premium bilingual school jointly established in 2018 by Rong Qiao Group and Sedbergh School in UK, a highly respected British independent school with a history of nearly 500 years. More details can be found via https://www.rqss.cn/en/ and https://lnkd.in/gWF5Gevy).

Position: Head of Upper Senior School (Grades 9-12) of Sedbergh School Fuzhou (‘SSF’)

Supervises: Senior School Assistant Head, Parent Communication Officer and a selection of academic department leaders in agreement with the Principal

Reports to: International Principal of SSF (‘the Principal’)

The position requires a creative and determined leader with a passion for the upper age range and a good track record with IGCSE and A-level education. The successful candidate will exhibit an abundance of cultural adaptability, curiosity and a real belief in providing a British education in a Chinese bilingual school setting. He or she will have experience in China or be able to demonstrate the flexibility and openness of mind that a role of this complexity demands. Experience of UK boarding would also be helpful. The role would suit an existing section head or similar, or a leader with the potential to step up to a new level of responsibility.



*Minimum of five years successful experience in school leadership in the UK or abroad

*PGCE or equivalent

*University degree


*NPQH or equivalent

*Experience in a boarding school setting

*Some Mandarin would be an advantage

*Master’s degree in an education related field or equivalent

Main responsibilities See here: https://lnkd.in/gXge-6nX

An excellent remuneration package is on offer:

RMB700,000 to RMB800,000 per annum includes bonus

Furnished Accommodation provided., Free tuition, Annual Flight, Top medical Insurance, Relocation Allowance etc.).

Full Job Spec: https://lnkd.in/gXge-6nX

Qualified candidates should please contact leadership@edvectus.com, with their latest CV and a covering letter.”