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Head of Kindergarten

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• In depth knowledge of child development and early years education for the 3-6 years age range

• Knowledge and understand of approaches to bilingual education and learning e.g. early immersion

• Knowledge of child centred, play based pedagogy

• Knowledge of relevant research documents.

• Recent management / leadership experience in an early years context (3-6 years) 

• Experience of successfully working as a teacher in a variety of contexts, including some early years experience

• Experience of managing and appraising staff

• experience of the management of resources, including human, and having regard to financial resources

• Ability to assimilate new initiatives and approaches and interpret information.

• Ability to negotiate targets, monitor their delivery and evaluate practice

• Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.

• Ability to lead and contribute to workforce development

• Ability to work on own initiative

• Ability to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines,

• Ability to determine priorities and delegate where necessary

• Proven ability to :

• listen to and respect the views of others

• state own ideas clearly and objectively

• challenge when appropriate

• ask for and act upon advice

• support colleagues

• Has demonstrable skills in planning for effective delivery

• Able to evidence successful practice in assuring quality of delivery and practice

• English spoken language skills


• Be clear in your language and communication with others

• Build open and honest relationships using language appropriate to the development of the child and the family culture and background

• Ensure effective partnership working with parents built on mutual respect

• Provide written reports that are clear and concise

• Promote the International Curriculum and support the key principles and policies of the program

• Ensure effective planning, Learning and Teaching, assessment and recording throughout the Kindergarten in conjunction with the Chinese principal

• Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children in the Kindergarten

• Recognise and take considered action in such situations

• Use trust and understanding to make considered judgments

• Follow agreed policy guidelines

• Carry out observations and assessment of teaching staff 

• Ensure planning is in place and review long term Teaching and Learning Plans

• Translate policy into practice

• Ensure the well being of children through effective pastoral systems in conjunction with Chinese principal

• To ensure that all polices are implemented by all staff

• To contribute directly to Learning and Teaching when appropriate to do so

• Monitor the quality of teaching on a regular basis

• Ensure the curriculum is followed throughout the Kindergarten by all staff

• Chair regular staff meetings 

• Oversee parent teacher meetings and other events where there is interface with the community

• Be aware of issues to do with budgets, recruitment and other resource management practices

• Be responsible for a system of performance management for all staff in the Kindergarten and use data for a cycle of continuous improvement and staff development

• Lead staff meetings and other professional development activities


~8 years experience
bachelor degree
full-time job
more than 15000 RMB/Month
suzhou , jiangsu
hr & management


Kindergarten English Teacher

suzhou / full-time / education

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Head of Kindergarten in suzhou

~ 8 years experience required - bachelor - full-time - suzhou, jiangsu