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  • Center Principal

    This position will be based at Zhangjiagang IVY Experimental School A-level center. Under the general guidance of the center director, academic director and deputy academic directors, the center principal manages the day-to-day running of teaching activities in the center and implements strategies for its future development.

    Location: Zhangjiagang, mainland China
    Start date: August 2019
    Contract type: Full-time fixed term (two years’ contract with annual renewal thereafter).

    Where will your teaching experience take you next?

    • Manage an international curriculum center in one of the best high schools in China
    • Work with enthusiastic and motivated Chinese students (aged 15-18)
    • Engage in high quality educational practice in one of the fastest growing sectors globally
    • Join a growing network of educators with a focus on collaboration, support and career development.

    Benefits of working with Dipont in China

    High quality international education: Dipont Education manages international educational programs (delivering A-level, Advanced Placement and I.B. Diploma Programs) within some of the most highly regarded high schools in China. We currently employ over 400 expatriate educators and have over 7,000 students on roll.

    Training and development: Teachers have the opportunity to transfer to other locations or programs during their course of employment. In addition, we are actively focused on providing internal career development opportunities, with the potential to move into curricula or center management roles. We provide workshops, support and access to official external training.

    Our students: A high number of students enter Dipont centers with the aim to study in some of the top universities in the West, and therefore teachers can enjoy working with some exceptionally motivated and academically high achieving students without the classroom management issues experienced in other teaching posts. As China settles into its role as the economic powerhouse of the 21st century, a teaching position with Dipont provides a platform to work with a generation of young Chinese talents eager to take advantage of every opportunity available to them.

    Salary and benefits: Salary levels are very competitive with a benefits package that includes: accommodation allowance, annual return airfare, annual bonus and worldwide medical cover. Cost of living is very favorable and disposable income is high.


    • Formal teaching qualification (BEd/PGCE or equivalent)
    • Minimum of two years’ experience as a high school principal or deputy principal
    • Must have A-level curriculum experience.