Senior Deputy Head

Ref: 4034

Fettes College Guangzhou


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Role Managed by:

Katie Kettle

Senior Project Manager

t: 020 7340 6230


Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 14/03/2019

Fettes College, one of the UK’s pre-eminent independent schools, and Bright Scholar, the largest operator of international and bilingual K-12 schools in China, seek an outstanding Senior Deputy Head to play a key role in establishing and leading Fettes College Guangzhou (FCGZ). Opening in the Zengcheng District of Guangzhou in September 2020, this exciting new venture will bring the Fettes ethos to the Guangzhou area, one of China’s largest and most dynamic cities. FCGZ will be a co-educational boarding and day school with capacity for 2,394 pupils aged 2-18.

The Senior Deputy Head will work closely with the Founding Head and play a critical role in the creation and development of FCGZ as a leading school in the region. For individuals aspiring to headship the post offers excellent opportunities to develop as a leader in a fascinating and rapidly evolving part of the sector, and with the support of two major educational brands.

As the Senior Deputy Head, the appointed candidate will bring a track record of successful leadership experience, strong organisational management skills and the strategic abilities to ensure that FCGZ achieves its ambitious goals. The personal authority and gravitas to inspire staff, pupils and parents are essential, as is a commitment to modern boarding education and a genuine resonance with aims and ethos of the school.

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