SPGS International Chengdu, China- Head of Early Years

Competitive salary
Required from end August 2020

If you have at least two years’ experience teaching within the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum framework in the UK and the flexibility to learn and adapt to new cultures, make the move to St Paul’s Girls’ School’s new sister school in Chengdu, China.

Sheng Bo International School is the first international government backed school opened as a partnership between SPGS International and Herald Education Hong Kong. A vibrant, co-educational day school, it will offer a full British Curriculum enhanced with the best elements of Chinese culture and learning. Initially offering early primary provision, the school will grow over the years ahead into a full K-12 school.

As Head of Early Years, you will lead and inspire an Early Years’ team, plan lessons together, share ideas, approaches and professional knowledge while establishing a culture and love of learning and life amongst students. You will also be based in the prosperous, fast-growing Hi-Tech District of Chengdu – a city that offers an exceptional living and working environment. Additionally, you will have access to a comprehensive L&D scheme, close links with St Paul’s Girls’ School in London and plenty of opportunities to share ideas with UK counterparts.

To apply, you will need Qualified Teacher Status (UK), PGCE or a Degree in Early Years Education and some leadership experience, preferably gained as Head of Year. You will also need a commitment to holistic child development and the ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of children. In return, you will receive an attractive international benefits package, a generous resettlement offer that includes either accommodation or a housing allowance and paid for travel back to the UK.

Closing date: 31 March 2020 at midnight GMT.

To find out more, visit https://spgs.careers.eteach.com/ where you will find a full job description. Alternatively, you can call Qin Li on (+44) 07398 788899 for an informal discussion. To apply please send your CV and cover letter to HR-International@spgs.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and early application is therefore encouraged. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in a Skype interview process.