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Nord Anglia International School Shanghai, Pudong

Shanghai, Pudong

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Role Managed by:

Jesse Sloane


t: 00 852 3619 8214


Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 28/10/2021

Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is seeking to appoint a Principal for Nord Anglia International School Shanghai, Pudong.  It is in a central location – a 30-minute drive from downtown Shanghai and 20 minutes from Jinqiao. The school is equipped with excellent facilities including a swimming pool, theatre, and specialist rooms, and has a team of committed and highly qualified teachers. It is an accredited centre for the University of Cambridge International Examinations, Edexcel Examinations (UK), a member of the Council of British International Schools and a recognised IBO World School. The School has 500 students aged 3 - 18 and teaches the English National Curriculum leading to International GCSE and International Baccalaureate Diploma qualifications

As part of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools, the schools share resources and knowledge within our group of 76 Nord Anglia schools around the world. The Global Campus connects students with other Nord Anglia Education schools based in 31 different countries worldwide.  Students are able to extend their international experience through opportunities to learn abroad, to connect with more than 68,000 students through our innovative online platform, and to take advantage of exciting experiences and expeditions.

Through our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT and UNICEF, we embrace innovation to ensure students and teachers have the skills and knowledge they will need to succeed in the future.

What we are looking for

The appointed candidate will:

  • Possess a creative and pragmatic mind with the ability to lead innovations in teaching and learning and the broader activity of the schools;
  • Lead with a strategic and decisive style, suitable for a highly successful school within a competitive environment;
  • Demonstrate understanding of how to create and innovative and purposeful curriculum using contemporary international thinking to create a distinctive positioning for the school;
  • Be an ambassador and help to build the brand and reputation of the school;
  • Demonstrate a flair for developing managerial and educational talent;
  • Respect, appreciate and understand a variety of cultures and societies, building strong relationships with all members of the school community;
  • Be committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for every student in our care and engage with children, staff and parents to ensure that we identify, understand and meet their educational aims and needs.

In return for your passion to deliver the highest quality education you will enjoy a competitive salary, accommodation provided by us, an annual flight allowance, car and driver, health insurance and places in the school for your children.

Interviews: to be held virtually in November 2021 & December 2021

Start Date:  August 2022

We welcome applications from individuals who are passionate about education and have the skills and experience to make a signi´Čücant impact on our students and school community.

Nord Anglia Education is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people, and any offer of appointment will be subject to a successful medical as well as clearance from safeguarding authorities.