Deputy Head

Ref: 4933

Harrow International School Beijing

Beijing

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Role Managed by:

Angus Spratling

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6252

e: Angus.Spratling@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 28/01/2021

Harrow Beijing provides an exceptional international education for circa 1,500 students aged 2-18. The School is an important member of a growing family of international schools, enjoying close links with Harrow International Schools in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Bangkok as well as the renowned Harrow School in London.

Following the appointment of Rachel Dent as Head in August 2020, Harrow Beijing is entering an exciting new phase in its development.  On the successful appointment of the present Deputy Head to headship, the School now seeks to appoint a highly experienced Deputy Head to play an integral role in this.  Reporting directly to the Head, the appointee will have whole school responsibility for the day to day operation of the School across its two campuses.  S/he will support the Head in introducing and driving new strategy as well as holding management oversight of a number of academic, pastoral and operational facets of school life.  For individuals aspiring to broader global leadership roles, this post offers an excellent opportunity to develop as a leader in a school at the forefront of educational excellence in Asia.

The successful candidate will bring a strong track record of leadership experience ideally gained as a Deputy Head.  S/he will be a highly visible and collaborative senior leader with the gravitas and interpersonal skills to engage successfully with a breadth of stakeholders at Harrow Beijing.  Strong organisational management skills and strategic ability are crucial as is cultural awareness and global perspective, and a genuine resonance with the Harrow Philosophy. 

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