Principal – International School – Shanghai -$100,000 CADAre you looking for a new, exciting opportunity to teach and lead in China and travel?
We are interested in partnering with educators who have a passion for student achievement and success. Educators that are collaborative and able to adapt to the school's vision and mission. If you are seeking a challenging but rewarding career in education, apply today!
Job Description: An International School in Shanghai invites applications from school leaders who thrive in intercultural environments to apply for the position of Principal. Shanghai is China’s biggest city and a major financial hub. The city has a population of approximately 25 million.
The school is offering a World School Program. It admits students from Shanghai as well as from around China who are interested in studying abroad, have a strong work ethic, and sufficient ability to study in English and to gain the advantages of the program.
The current enrollment is approximately 350 students. Students are enrolled in either the World School Program or the ESL Grade, based on their language proficiency. Upon graduation, students will receive the World School diploma.
The successful candidate will be attracted to this unique opportunity and will meet the following requirements:
Required Education and Experience:
Completion of a Masters degree, or evidence of enrollment in a Masters program;
Teacher certification from a recognized granting agency;
Minimum of three complete years of successful teaching in accredited schools and at least two years of administrative experience;
Familiarity with the technology used in supporting student learning and experience with differentiated teaching practices related to inclusion, diversity, and teaching students with exceptionalities;
Ability to create a strong team amongst a group of experienced staff;
Ability to work in an intercultural setting where building relationships with all partners that share the facilities will be critical to the success of the program and the school;
Knowledge of current curriculum, instruction, and assessment strategies;
Qualifications and demonstrated ability to teach at the secondary level;
Intercultural communication skills and a desire to live and work in China;
A willingness to engage in student recruitment activities and activities which profile the school within the community;
Familiarity and experience with Student Management Software.
Application: Please ensure you have the following documentation in your application for this 3-year renewable leadership position:
Resume and cover letter, including two references who have supervised your school leadership;
Proof of valid teaching certification;
Copy of photo page on passport (to determine Chinese work permit eligibility).