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  • Head of Girls’ Boarding

    RDFZ King’s College School Hangzhou is seeking a Head of Girls’ Boarding. The role will join the school community in Hangzhou, China for August 2020.

    RDFZ King’s College School Hangzhou is one of two new school development projects in China initiated through partnership between Dipont Education, and the prestigious King’s College School, Wimbledon. A third partner in Hangzhou is The High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China (RDFZ), one of China’s leading schools.

    About the role

    Reporting to the head of boarding/pastoral care and executive principal, the successful applicant will join the school in August 2020.

    Boarding is a very important aspect of the school and an integral part of the educational program. Five-day boarding is provided for students aged 12 to 18 across Grades 7 to 12. The school currently has more than 300 boarders (girls and boys) with significant capacity to develop further (up to 800 boarders). The Head of Girls’ Boarding will coordinate the duties of teachers and boarding staff, and liaise with pastoral leaders. A vertical house system operates across the school. In developing a high-quality boarding provision, the successful applicant will need to ensure effective communication among boarding and pastoral staff, and build close links between the boarding provision and the families it serves. The role operates on a reduced teaching timetable to allow sufficient time for boarding responsibilities.

    This exciting and challenging role commands a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including: high-quality housing, flights for employee and dependents, and medical insurance for employee and dependents. Full tuition support will be provided for any successful applicant with school-age children. The position will be offered on an initial three-year contract term with annual renewal thereafter.

    Applications are invited from candidates with:
    • Excellent experience in girls’ boarding either within a management role or with the necessary skills and knowledge to take the next step
    • The ability to play a lead role in developing a boarding program of the highest quality
    • The ability to work collaboratively and contribute to the development of an outstanding school.
    Application process

    To submit an application, please apply via ‘apply now’ below.

    For an information pack and informal discussion, please email Oliver Knapman, recruitment manager, on oliver.knapman@dipont.com. Early application preferred.