Head of ICT (Middle School)

YK Pao School

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YK Pao School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References, background checks and criminal record checks will be required.

Applicants will be required to fill in an application form for details of educational and professional background and history. Trained interviewers for safe recruitment will participate in the interviews. Reports from government agencies regarding police records and safeguarding records are required. Prospective applicants will undertake rigorous reference check. Open reference or open testimonies will not be accepted. All staff members are trained at least annually for safeguarding policy including identifying, reacting and reporting process.


Job Scope:

To ensure all year subject teachers are hold accountable to develop whole-person bilingual education at YKPS Middle School.


Job Overview: 

In addition to his/her teaching role, the Head of Department (HoD) is responsible for the leadership and management of a subject and provides curriculum & pedagogical leadership within the school. The HoD reports to the Director of Academics.


Key Responsibilities:

Leadership & Management

  1. Leadand manage the subject teachers/staff team, working together to provide safe, secure, caring and inclusive professional environment for collaborative learning;
  2. Providea safe, secure, caring and inclusive learning environment for students in which they are all encouraged to maximize their potential;
  3. Createa subject-team ethos that reflects the YKPS vision, mission, values and goals;
  4. Develop,coordinate, and implement all subject-team programs and policies contributing to students’ school experience;
  5. Keeptrack of students’ achievement by utilizing internal and external assessment  Support students’ learning progression in an inclusive manner.
  1. Remainactive and informed of current practices and innovations within subject and bring best practice to YKPS colleagues;
  2. Welcome,inform, and mentor new subject team members;
  3. Induct and lead/train subject teachers to implement school policies consistently (e.g. appraisal, behavior, child protectionand safeguarding, academic monitoring, homework, drills, ) and run events smoothly (e.g. subject fieldtrip, subject-led events, etc.);
  4. Setagendas for and chair regular subject team meetings;
  5. Articulatethe department representing the program to staff, parents, visitors to school and administration;
  6. Analyzeand report on annual data relating to ZK/XYK  Work with Director of Academics to set targets for improvement in the subject;
  7. Improvesubject teachers’ performance by developing the effectiveness of team members through monitoring and reviewing performance;
  1. Actas teachers’ reviewer in the school’s teacher development & enhancement plan, carrying out regular walk through & lesson observations and gathering student voice and staff feedback;
  1. Facilitatecurriculum documentation and mapping (Atlas Rubicon), including key assessments;
  2. SupportStudent Affairs Office with new students’ admission process, including coordinate test paper making and marking, conducting interviews,



  1. Workwith Director of Academics to ensure scope and sequence of subject course offerings are logical and represent best practice while also complying with government requirements;
  2. Facilitatecurriculum documentation and mapping (scope and sequence), including assessment and reporting calendar, by liaising with HoY and Director of Academics;
  3. Workwith the Director of Academics to ensure full department grade entry and reporting at set grading periods;
  4. Liaisewith other HoD to further inter-disciplinary teaching and learning and vertical coordination if needed;
  5. Liaisewith HoD from primary and high school to ensure subject curriculum vertical alignment and support students’ transition program;
  1. Workwith Director of Academics and Director of PLC to ensure good and proper professional development opportunities are provided for and professional development expectations are met by members of the department;
  2. Workwith Tech Coach to promote further integration of educational technologies to supporting teaching and learning;
  3. Liaisewith logistics department to ensure smooth and timely purchasing to meet department needs;
  4. Assistin arranging appropriately cover for classes when colleagues are



  1. Communicateeffectively and efficiently within the subject team and with others in the school community;
  2. Representthe subject team in communication with relevant YKPS stakeholders (e.g. parents, students, staff members)
  3. Demonstrateopenness in sharing information and keeping relevant people informed of subject-team matters;
  4. Dealeffectively and positively with students, colleagues and parents when responding to feedback;
  5. Visibilityat major events for the community where teachers are involved;
  6. Abilityto share ideas and information clearly, concisely, accurately and diplomatically to a wide range of audiences;
  7. Workcollaboratively to facilitate regular communication and effective relationships between the subject team and other



  1. Participatein the interview process for teachers when required;
  2. Toactively seek out professional development opportunities to further expertise and knowledge in this area
  3. Toundertake any other reasonable duty not mentioned above if


Job Requirements: 

  1. Completionof a BA degree;
  2. 5+years teaching experience;
  3. Experienceof leadership/leading colleagues;
  4. Teachingqualification;
  5. Athorough understanding of school’s curriculum offering;
  6. Excellentclassroom practitioner/specialist committed to continued excellence at programs YKPS offer to students;
  7. Theability to make accurate assessment of students’ learning and be able to support others to do the same;
  8. Abilityto lead and manage staff to work effectively both individually and in teams;
  9. Highvisibility/evidence of commitment to wider life of the school (e.g. students’ performance, community events )


Attractive Remuneration Package:

  1. Competitivesalary
  2. International insurance (except US)
  3. Pensioncontribution
  4. Housingallowance
  5. Flightallowance



Please send a letter of application and a CV which includes the contact details of two referees to HR Office:


+86 21 61671999

For more information please visit: www.ykpaoschool.cn

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  • Total Jobs 3 Jobs
  • Location Shanghai
  • Full Address China, Shanghai, Songjiang District, 包玉刚实验学校中学部
  • Homepage URL www.ykpaoschool.cn
  • School Type Private School