Head of Science (Physics or Chemistry Specialist)
We are seeking either an experienced head of science or an excellent physics or chemistry teacher looking to take the next step to work as a member of the management team in an extremely successful A-level program in our international curriculum center in Dalian No. 24 High School.
The role will involve overseeing the delivery of science within the school – working with the principal, teaching faculty and students. Previous departmental management experience is preferred but not essential.
Location: Dalian, 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?
- A management position in one of China’s top high schools offering the A-level curriculum
- 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 network of schools with a focus on collaboration 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. Our programs are extremely well-established and highly respected for supporting students to achieve academic success and in developing skills to prepare them as thoroughly as possible for university and further study overseas.
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.
Applications are invited from high skilled educators with:
- The ability to engage and stretch high performing students
- A track record of excellent teaching at high school level
- A recognised teaching qualification
- Previous departmental management responsibility or the experience to take the next step.
Early application preferred.