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Digital Tranformation Programme Manager - Candidate must be based in China
Permanent vacancy in Shanghai, China
Job Reference:
Private  International , Primary & Secondary School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas & Local applicants accepted
Jun 30, 2021
Job Start Date:
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SeekTeachers is seeking an experienced Digital Transformation Programme Manager to join our client in Shanghai. Due to the current travel restrictions, our client is only able to consider a candidate who is based in China only. 
Our client is a non-profit bilingual school located in the beautiful Shanghai city, offering a unique Year 1 - 12 educational programme that integrates elements of Shanghai and international curricula, culminating in Years 9-12 with the IGCSE and IB Diploma Programmes, which are complemented by core components of the Shanghai curriculum. 
Key Responsibilities
**To enhance and systematize the use of Microsoft Teams/SharePoint which will involve making the existing Microsoft Office 365 infrastructure fit for purpose as a teaching and learning environment. This will include implementation of a school specific operating environment (Cloud Design Box) and the structuring of all digital assets.
**To enhance the use of PowerSchool SIS which will involve upgrading the functionality and data quality of the existing PowerSchool SIS in order that it provides a stable operational base for school administration and the connected teaching and learning environment.
**To enhance and simplify the Parent Communications Platform which will involve the implementation of a single platform for rapid and reliable communication between the primary school and parents.
**To work, in the first instance, with senior primary school staff to ensure that both teachers and support staff are trained in the use of Teams/Sharepoint and PowerSchool.
An ideal candidate should have:
**A demonstrable track-record of leading and managing technology projects and programmes from inception through to completion
**Detailed knowledge of standard software packages including and Microsoft SharePoint/Teams and student information systems
**A practical and strategic understanding of the value of the place of technology in education
**An ability to prioritise competing demands and to swiftly identify areas of improvement and a solution-oriented mindset
**Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
**A collaborative working style which ensures a thorough understanding of what is required by professional educators
**Influencing skills to achieve solutions and an ability to work confidently and assertively with a range of senior stakeholders and partners
**A university degree
**Fluency in English with the ability to speak Mandarin an advantage
**Prior experience of working in an international school would be desirable but not essential.

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
3 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
**International teaching experience is beneficial
**Bilingual teacher preferred but not essential
**Able to support the school residential programme
**Able to supervise and/or lead co-curricular activity during activity time
**Able to lead pastoral programme

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary   CNY (Chinese Yuan Renminbi) per month based on experience and qualification, 10-25 % Tax is applied
Based on application   Housing provided
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided Annual
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement

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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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