Director of Performing Arts

Full Time | Beijing, China | Whole school
Start Date: August 2024 

About School:

Our Beijing school has two campuses, catering to different age groups and learning needs. The City Campus is for Early Years and Year 1, equipped with excellent facilities. This serene setting provides access to excellent facilities, including a fully-equipped Sports Hall and Dining Room. Inside, children have access to various play-based creative spaces like the Maker Space, Construction Zone, Dance Studio, Visual Arts Studio, and Music and Drama Studio. It's a vibrant, nurturing environment where our youngest learners embark on their educational journeys. Located in a picturesque village, our Hegezhuang Campus is tailored for students from Year 2 upwards. The classrooms are fully customized and incorporate cutting-edge technology. The learning spaces are flexible and designed to inspire. Within this campus, you'll find two well-stocked libraries, one for Lower School and another for Upper School, boasting a combined resource collection of over 28,000 items. Additional facilities include a spacious multi-purpose theatre, a mini theatre, a versatile black-box drama area, an arts center, and a music center complete with a recording studio. The sports hall is equipped with a 25-meter swimming pool, a gymnasium for activities like badminton, volleyball, and basketball, and even a top-rope climbing wall. Outdoors, we offer tennis courts and Astro-turf playing fields perfect for football.

Our Beijing school offers a British-based international education from Early Years to A-Levels. The curriculum evolves through different phases, focusing on holistic development. Highly qualified teachers from diverse backgrounds contribute to the school's excellence.

Our Beijing school’s mission is to nurture future leaders who excel academically and in various activities. The school values intellectual growth, sports, and community service, fostering resilience and meaningful connections among students. It prepares students for top universities worldwide, emphasizing academic rigor and enrichment programs.

Curriculum: A Levels, GCSE, IGCSE, UK Early Years/EYFS
Accreditation: CIS
School Type: PreK/K-12 (UK13) Day
Students Enrollment: Approx. 1500 in total

About Job:

To oversee and develop a world class performing arts programme across the whole school, which reflects and
celebrates our unique and special context. To oversee and ensure a varied, ambitious and innovative performing
arts events calendar, which showcases excellence and provides all students with the opportunity to develop skills and positive experiences across the performing arts disciplines. To collaborate with and support departments in enhancing their curriculum provision in support of the broader performing arts culture at the school. To embody the vision of school, lead by example and set high expectations for all in the performing arts.

About You:

  • • At least 5-years teaching experience, preferably in an international school.
    • Experience of leading or coordinating teams in relation to curriculum or pastoral matters.
    • Qualified Teacher Status and evidence of relevant in service training.
    • Relevant degree in a performing arts discipline
    • Excellent understanding of the age-related development of students in all phases.
    • Proven ability to differentiate teaching to meet learners’ needs.
    • Ability to manage a team.
    • Ability to show strategic leadership in line with the school improvement plan.
    • Inspirational leadership skills to support and motivate team members

About Contract:

• Contract Period: 2 years
• Student Contact days: 180
• Approximate Dates for the School Year: Aug 1-Jun 30

About Package:

• Salary Range: Negotiable
• Benefit: Health Insurance,Housing Allowance, Moving Allowance, Settling in allowance, Tuition for children

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