Head of Upper School

Head of Upper School

  • Location

    Republic of Korea

  • Sector:

    Prep Schools

  • Salary:

    £65k - 75k per year

  • Contact:

    Devra Farhi

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7587 5153

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A leading independent Pre-Preparatory School in South Korea require a Head of Upper School from September, 2021, or January, 2022.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the role would include the following: working in conjunction with the Principal and Governors to lead on the vision and strategic direction of the school; monitoring and evaluating pupil progress and assessments from EYFS to Key Stage 1, and managing all teaching and support staff. The chosen candidate would have some teaching responsibilities at KS1.

Essential: An outstanding academic background and experience teaching at Key Stage 1.  Experience eaching in the independent sector or a British International School would be essential.  Applications from senior teachers in KS1 and/or EYFS would also be warmly considered.

Desired: Experience teaching EYFS, a background holding a position of responsibility, and experience teaching in the independent sector in the UK would be an advantage, however, this is certainly not essential.

Through understanding the nature of each child, the school aim to inspire children to become creative, independent thinkers, competent communicators and to build positive relationships. The school wishes pupils to care for the world around them and be happy, confident, enquiring individuals who love to learn and contribute to their school and other communities. With small class sizes, an importance on learning through both guided play and more academic learning will be fundamental. Central to the school's mission will be to provide excellence in academics in tandem with an outstanding pastoral care programme.

The school is set on idyllic, picturesque surroundings with cutting edge, state of the art facilities. A lucrative package is on offer for the chosen candidate including a competitive salary, private healthcare, free accommodation, bonus, and free tuition for dependents.

If you would like the opportunity to lead a top Independent School based on your vision, please forward your CV asap to: devra.farhi@harrishill.co.uk or please ask for Devra for an informal chat on: 020 7820 7308.

Harris Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all partners to share this commitment.