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Head of Primary and Middle School
NAS Ningbo, Fenghua

Job reference: 012915

Location: NAS Ningbo, Fenghua

Closing date: 30/06/2022

Department: SLT - Academic


About Nord Anglia Education


Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with more than 70 schools located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 68,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.


Our philosophy for education rests on our four pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes, and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a personalised 21st century learning experience for all students.


Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. Nord Anglia schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.


https://www.nordangliaeducation.com/careers


About NAS Ningbo, Fenghua (NAS Ningbo)


Opened in September 2018, NAS Ningbo provides a state of the art, world-class teaching and learning environment with a total student capacity of 3,500. Providing a unique international learning experience, NAS Ningbo offers students the best of eastern and western education resources and philosophies for students aged 6-18. The bilingual program is based on the Chinese K-12 curriculum blended with globally respected international curriculum elements and teaching methods. Students will experience a solid foundation of Chinese culture, whilst equipping them with the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful in an increasingly globalized word.


About the City of Ningbo


Located on the east coast of China’s Zhejiang Province, Ningbo is a thriving city offering a rich blend of culture, business and recreation, all set in a beautiful landscape only two hours’ drive from Shanghai. As one of the busiest ports in the world and centred on the flow of two rivers, Ningbo is a popular destination for both families and businesses alike.


Find out more information about NAS Ningbo and Ningbo city by clicking at https://vimeo.com/385924125 and https://vimeo.com/371536748

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Our Schools


Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 69 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London.


Global academic results for the 2019/20 academic year

The 19/20 academic year was the strongest for Nord Anglia ever in terms of A-levels, IBDP and GCSE


IB

Our IB diploma pass rate was 96.9%

Global point average of 34.4      

Six perfect 45 scores (from ICS Madrid, NAS Dubai, BIS Ho Chi Minh City and three from Oakridge in India)

14 Nord Anglia schools had a perfect 100% pass rate

1,386 IB candidates in total – 15.8% achieved 40 points and above


A-levels              

44% A*-A grades, an increase of 5% from last year

Global pass rate of 98.5%, up from 97.5% in the previous year

All but two of our schools offering the A-level curriculum achieved a pass rate of 100%.    


I/GCSE

94% A*-C grades

55.6% A*-A grades


About the role


We seek a talented and experienced leader in education to continue to build upon the school’s tremendous success to date. This role is responsible for the leadership, organisation and management of the Primary school and Middle school, from grade 1 to grade 9. The successful candidate will:

  • Achieve the key deliverables which are aligned with the annual school quality review and the school’s strategic plan. 
  • Understands how to blend the best of premium education with contemporary international thinking to maintain a distinctive positioning for the school.
  • Understands that leading learning is at the heart of school leadership and will build a team committed to delivering this.
  • Drive the marketing and admissions process of the school with passion and a focus on quality that grows both the school and the school’s reputation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and execute a strategic plan and manage complex projects.


Key objectives include ensuring the school maintains its high quality of educational offer, student well-being, school growth, financial targets, staff development and resource utilisation.


About you


Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will possess a university degree, a recognised teaching qualification and considerable teaching and leadership experience to the table. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own leadership, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative methods to raise the school’s level of achievement.


Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students. You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions for China mainland.


Benefits


When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of 14,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.


We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas, and best practice. We also provide extensive professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills but can also develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.


Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF, and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.


As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge, and collaboration
  • A culture which is fair and consultative
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career


Selection process


The closing date for application is 30th March 2022. Due to global travel restrictions, all interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams/video call. There will be three stages of interview, including a panel interview.  


Start date: 1st August 2022


At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people can thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender, or culture.


All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.

 

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