Head of Early YearsRequired: August 2022 Location: Haikou, China Region: Far East and South East Asia Curriculum: UK to A-level Experience Required: 4+ years leadership preferred Salary: Excellent salary package and extensive benefits. Contract: 2 yearsSchool Vision / Ethos: Teachanywhere is delighted to be working in partnership once again with Harrow schools. Applications made via Teachanywhere have the added benefit of being prioritised by Harrow leadership staff who recognise our important first stage application reviews.This top level international school combines over 400 years of educational excellence with a modern approach and first-rate facilities. They build on the successes of their partner schools in England and Thailand and provide a full and well-rounded approach to education, which not only prioritises academic achievement but also helps to bring out the best in each pupil. The Haikou Campus opened in and provides excellent facilities for students with a capacity of 900 students catered from Early years through to Sixth form. As of 2021 - the school has opened up to Year 10.Location Overview: Haikou, known as the 'Coconut City', is the capital of Hainan Province, China's second largest island and is in the southern tip of China where the climate remains tropical. Air quality here is good and facilities are burgeoning. For those wanting a "South East Asian" feel to their China experience - this could be the place!Requirements:The Head of Early Years reports directly to the Head Master on all matters relating to the Early Years. The jobholder is charged to act as the academic and operational leader of the Early Years and is responsible for its day-to-day operation.Responsibilities will include:To be responsible to the Headmaster for the day to day management, organisation, and administration of the Early Years.To promote excellence in the quality of the education provided, working with the Head Master and staff to sustain and enhance the standing of the school.As part of the Senior Leadership Team, to assist the Head Master in planning and implementing school policies and to undertake any other duties that the Head Master may from time to time require.To manage the Early Years SMT to monitor standards of teaching and learning, including the observation of Early Years lessons as a matter of good practice and to provide constructive feedback to staff concernedTo oversee the delivery of the Early Years curriculum in line with school philosophy.To oversee and assess the quality of planning, teaching and of learning outcomes, promoting improvement strategies as necessary.Work with Deputy Head and Director of Admissions, to coordinate students & staff recruitment.You should have:Advanced degree in Education and/or Educational Administration.At least 4 years' school management/leadership in a similar setting.Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs, especially EAL.Experience in managing performance of staff, especially senior or middle level managers.Strong knowledge of early childhood and elementary academic programsA solid understanding of the developmental and curricular needs of students in international schools.Package: The remuneration package is very generous and includes the following;A competitive salary packageAn annual bonus of 10% of salary, subject to appraisalFull health insurance coverage for teachers as well as cover for dependentsOnsite full-furnished accommodation provided for teachers in their first two years with the option of living offsite in second and subsequent contractsReturn Airfare and baggage allowances for teacher and dependents 100% remission on tuition fees for up to two (2) dependent children attending the School. 50% remission on tuition fees for 3rd dependent child onward.The cost of all working visas, dependents' resident visas and work permits costs paid for by the school**Please note that currently dependent visa's are not being issued for family members - please discuss this with your Teachanywhere consultant if you wish to travel with family.