Concordia International School, Ningbo

Academic Vice Principal

¥500K-650K/Year Ningbo, Zhejiang, China 1 position available Starting date in 2022-08-01

About The School

CISN provides a rigorous globally focused education that fosters life-long learners with inquiry. Learn more about this school

Job Description


1. ManagetheacademicworkleadingtoIB(PYP)accreditationwithin3yearsofoperations. 2. WiththePrincipal,shareresponsibilityforthemanagementofcurriculum,ensuringthe curriculum is challenging, inquiry-based, appropriate and engaging for international students which prepares them for life.

3. Ensuretheachievementofexcellentacademicstandardsoftheschool,wherebyeach child can fully realize the potential.
4. AssisttheschoolprincipalandHRwithinitialandongoingteachersandstaffrecruitment and management; students recruitment and admissions; students and staff welfare; school budget management; marketing and communications public relations, etc.
5. Ensureaconsistentandcontinuousfocusonschoolpupilachievementandassessment and use appropriate data and benchmarks to set, monitor, track and evaluate individual student progress using school technology.
6. CollaboratewithPrincipaltoestablishandimplementprofessionaldevelopment,teacher training and appraisal strategies.
7. WorkingcloselywiththePrincipalofCISN,andthePrincipaloftheBilingualSchooland Kindergarten as a member of the leadership team, to ensure consistency and alignment of policies.
8. Demonstratethehigheststandardsofprofessionalbehaviorandactasanambassador for CISN both within the school and among the wider community.
9. ActasIBreviewerandmentortodepartmentalfacultyaspartoftheschool’s performance management system.
10. IdentifyingprioritiesandcurriculumneedsfortoSchooltoincludeIBaccreditation, fulfill CISN written curricula.
11. CoordinatewithMarketingDepartmenttomeetwithprospectiveparentsandconduct tours of the facility.
12. Participateasamemberofthefacultyonschoolcommitteesandprofessional association activities.
13. Addressandrespondtostudentissues/emergenciesasneeded.
14. AnyotherdutiesthataredeemednecessarybythePrincipalaspartofthejob performance.
15. Understandeducationmarket,workcloselywithmarketingandadmissiondepartment to recruit more students.


This role requires

  •   Qualified teaching certification (Elementary School)

  •   Master degree in education, PhD in education preferred

  •   At least 5 years teaching experience (Elementary)

  •   academic leadership experience in outstanding Elementary Schools

  •   A commitment to the principles of child-centered, inclusive education

  •   Clear understanding of and support for the Mission of the school

  •   Leading the use of technology to improve teaching and learning

  •   Effective line management of other staff including managing and resolving conflict

  •   Previous leadership experience in coaching and mentoring

  •   Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  •   Think creatively to anticipate and solve problems

  •   Develop effective teamwork and be able to contribute effectively to a range of teams

  •   Work well under pressure, maintaining a sense of perspective

  •   Ability to manage time effectively

  •   Reliability and integrity

  •   Knowledge of current educational trends, curriculum developments and educational


  •   A dedication to high standards

  •   A belief in working in partnership and as part of an established team

  •   Proven ability in the development of effective structures and systems

  •   Significant experience of school budgeting


1. Salary: Annual Salary RMB:¥500,000-¥650,000 (before tax), negotiable upon candidate's qualifications and backgrounds
2. Flight allowance
3. Health insurance
4. Summer and Winter vacation
5. Working visa supported
6. Relocation allowance

Post date: 2022-07-19
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