Secondary School Principal (A-level)

March 29, 2024

Job Description

Secondary School Principal (A-level)

Dipont Education is seeking a Secondary School Principal (A-level) to join our high school program at Wuxi No. 1 High School, a beautifully appointed and historically significant campus in Jiangsu Province.

In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the high school, ensuring a safe and supportive learning environment for our students. You will work closely with teachers, staff, and parents to promote academic excellence and student success.

Background

The Dipont high school program at Wuxi No. 1 School was established in 2008 and currently has over 400 students enrolled. Our goal is to develop in our students a balance between academic and extracurricular interests so that they are prepared for the demands of the 21st century.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide strong leadership and guidance to teachers and staff
  • Develop and implement educational policies and procedures
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and learning
  • Teach some classes within specialist subject
  • Collaborate with parents and the community to foster a positive school culture
  • Manage the school budget and resources effectively
  • Ensure compliance with relevant educational regulations and standards

To be successful in this role, you should have a proven track record of educational leadership, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a deep understanding of secondary education. You should also have the ability to inspire and motivate both students and staff.

If you are passionate about education and have the skills and experience required, we would love to hear from you. Join us at Dipont Education and make a difference in the lives of our students.

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary levels
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Annual return airfare + bonus
  • Worldwide medical cover
  • Favorable cost of living
  • High disposable income

About the School

Location
The school is located close to the center of Wuxi city, yet retains a natural ambience. Wuxi itself is a delightful city to live and work in, as it combines the amenities of a big city while maintaining a community vibe.

 Curriculum
In addition to our A-level program, students participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities while also being encouraged to work with NGOs, research institutes, charities and businesses to extend their academic and personal interests and potential.

Teachers and Staff
Our faculty includes teachers from all over the world, and this provides the school with a truly international environment. Our philosophy is one of shared experience and collaboration so that all staff feel a part of team success.

About you

  • Experienced in teaching A-Level curriculum.
  • Able to engage and challenge high-performing students.
  • Experienced in helping teachers maximize their potential.
  • Knowledge of school administrative processes and national educational regulations.
  • Great presentation and communication skills.

About Dipont Education

We have been at the vanguard of international education in China for more than thirty years, partnering with some of the best high schools in the country. We employ over 400 expat teachers and have more than 6,000 students enrolled.
Professional development includes orientation for new staff as well as ongoing contact with experts in the field. Internal career path opportunities are open to capable and high performing staff, with the potential to move into curricula or program management roles.
*We are committed to a thorough and complete check of the credentials of all those employed to work with children in our organization.