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Early Years Principal - Shanghai
Permanent vacancy in Shanghai, China
Job Reference:
Private  International , Nursery
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas & Local applicants accepted
Jun 30, 2019
Job Start Date:
Aug 01, 2019
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Face to Face, Telephone, Web Camera,
Area of Expertise:


Early Years Principal | Teaching Jobs in Shanghai | Competitive salary + package 
SeekTeachers is excited to hire a professional and organised Early Years Principal on behalf of our client based in Shanghai, China.  The school is under a very large educational organisation with over 50 schools across Asia.  The school follows the International Baccalaureate curriculum and delivers the Primary Years Programme (PYP).  
The suitable candidate should have:
**Masters Degree or above in Education/ Early Childhood or relevant subject
**Teaching Qualification (PGCE/ PGDE/ QTS/ Teaching License in Early Childhood)
**Minimum 8 years of teaching experience in Early Childhood
**Minimum 4 years of management experience
**Extensive experience in leading, developing and/or teaching an inquiry play-based early childhood curriculum
**Prior experience in working in an IB Primary Years Programme accredited school is preferred
**Prior experience with the Reggio Emilia learning approach is preferred
**Ability to oversee the pastoral welfare of students
**International experience, especially in Asia, is highly valued
Roles and duties:
**Develop and implement the strategic and operational plans of the school
**Lead the strategic and operational development of the school
**Develop and maintain the high-quality image of the school in the community
**Provide leadership to teachers in quality Early Childhood curriculum design, development and implementation of teaching that aligns with the   Inquire Based Approach and the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) 
**Determine and maintain discipline and the positive reinforcement of the EtonHouse teaching philosophy
**Coach and support teachers to monitor, assess, document and maintain evaluation and assessment of children’s learning and development
**Develop strategies to market and maintain the school’s student enrolment to maximise the school capacity
**Select, coach and mentor teachers to maximise their professional relationship with parents, harmonious working relations with colleagues and teaching performance for the growth of students under their care
**Represent the school to internal and external stakeholders
Live and work in Shanghai 
Living in Shanghai is very exciting. In recent years, Shanghai has blossomed into a chic and glamorous city. The city is modern with everything you can imagine to offer and is an amazing blend of traditional China and contemporary living. It is an exceptionally convenient location from which to explore the rest of China and other parts of Asia. Shanghai has a multitude of leisure activities for single people, couples and families. The city not only has a great range of restaurants and bars but also, a large selection of theatre, film and art available anywhere in China. If you have a keen sense of adventure, you could always go "beyond Shanghai" and explore the numerous cities nearby including Suzhou and Hangzhou. 

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in their care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. 
Contact Win now on +44 (0) 203 455 0195 or email me at win@SeekTeachers.com for any further information.  
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Minimum Application Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirement: M.Ed, B.Ed or a relevant Bachelor's Degree with a Teaching Qualification
8 Years
Type of Staff:
Male or Female can apply to this job
Must be western trained (USA, Canada, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa)
Must be a native speaker of English
Prefer candidates with international experience
Teachers with a degree but no teaching qualification are NOT accepted
Experienced teachers with no qualification are NOT accepted
Non-western trained teachers who have worked in an international educational institute before are NOT accepted

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualification, 10-15% Tax is applied
Housing allowance of Based on application   CNY (Chinese Yuan Renminbi) provided
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided Annually
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement
Additional information:
**Baggage allowance
**Gratuity bonus  

Important Information

Document Attestation:
Document don't need to be attested
Age restrictions:
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Please Note: The job description and requirements above have come directly from the employer and not from SeekTeachers. This is an overseas position with different cultural beliefs and a segregated learning policy and as such it satisfies the criteria of a genuine requirement for the post, under schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

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