Assistant Director of StudiesRequired: August 2022 Location: Shenzhen, China Region: Far East and South East Asia Curriculum: UK to A-level Experience Required: 4+ years 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 in Shenzhen s part of a family of UK curriculum schools and 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 Shenzhen Campus opened in August 2020 and provides excellent facilities for students with a capacity of 900 students catered from Early years through to Sixth form. In the first instance the school will cater for early years through to Year 9 and grow with each academic year. Year 11 opens in 2022.Location Overview: Shenzhen is the youngest first tier city in China where the average age of the population is under thirty. Rated as the best air quality of all first tier cities in China, Shenzhen itself is a wonderful planned city filled with Plants and shrubbery on the coast in the warmer southern climbs of China. The excitement of Hong Kong is also not too far away.Requirements:You will be assisting the Leadership team including the Director of Studies in facilitating the organisation and facilitation of the curriculum through the timetable and assessment systems in place to meet the academic aims and standards of the school in partnership with students, staff, governors and parents.Minimum of 4 years recent successful teaching experience preferably in an International school.Proven experience of leading and managing change at an appropriate level including the curriculum, classroom organisation and administration.Evidence of a clear view about the future development of the Academic programmes and an ability to manage change.Evidence of the ability to maintain effective classroom behaviour in a positive context and to promote well-ordered and self-controlled behaviour throughout the School.Respect for the views of parents and a commitment to the importance of the involvement of parents in the learning process.Uphold the values and ethos of the school by actively promoting an emotionally secure, warm, stimulating and safe environment appropriate to the needs of the individual pupils and their families.A detailed knowledge of Primary and Secondary practice and policy gained through first-hand experience, strategic management and direct delivery.A clear understanding of the needs of children and their developmental stages.Excellent programme and staff management skills.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 dependents100% 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.