Job ID: 227746622

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description


Working in China with Dipont Education provides an opportunity to work with highly-motivated students and international teachers in top-notch schools while experiencing all the travel, food, and cultural adventures that China has to offer. This is an international school setting, so all classes and faculty communication are conducted in English; no Chinese language ability is required.

We are seeking a founding executive principal to oversee our new K-12 school in Kunshan, China.

About the Role

Accountable to the Board of Governors, the Executive Principal has overall responsibility for

the management of all personnel - ensuring harmonious and collaborative working practices

throughout the campus. This is achieved through:

  • Visionary leadership and the effective management of a senior leadership team comprising of heads for each educational section and various pastoral, boarding and administrative staff.
  • Fostering an ongoing culture of professional development for both Chinese and expatriate educators throughout the campus.
  • Working closely with the Chinese Principal in order to respond effectively to Chinese cultural expectations and to ensure all government requirements are fulfilled.

This exciting, challenging and high-level role commands a very attractive salary and benefits

package commensurate with a position of this seniority. In addition to a highly competitive salary,

benefits include: high quality housing, business class flights, bonus scheme and medical insurance

for employee plus 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:

  • Significant previous school leadership experience in managing large-scale schools and the vision to drive the school forward
  • The ability to view the campus as one entity and be highly visible and accessible in his/her management style
  • Excellent professional presence and well-developed people skills
  • The ability to create a team culture and to innovate and inspire
  • A passion for international educational development

About Dipont

Dipont Education has been at the forefront of international program development in China since 2004 and operates A Level, IBDP, and AP programs in 26 partner schools. The Kunshan school is part of a network of new K-12 schools in development under Dipont’s management.

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Dipont Education

• Dipont is the leading provider of international curricula in China. We offer Advanced Placement (AP), A-level (British curriculum) and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs.
• We directly manage international programs in 25 of the best high schools in China, and as of September 2018 we operate two of our own K-12 schools with 2 more set...

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