China World Academy

Head of Department

Negotiable Suzhou, Jiangsu, China 1 position available Starting date in 2021-08-01

About The School

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Job Description

CWA is an IB school for Chinese students, founded by the founding team of UWC Changshu China (We officially became IB candidate school on 10/17/2019, and our IBIS Code is 061715). It obtains supports from UWC Changshu China and Tsinghua University High School, in terms of curriculum, teaching, and research, faculty, extracurricular activities, and university counseling.

  • Be responsible for the day to day management of the academic life within the various departments;
  • Contribute to the annual academic improvement plan of the School;
  • Dissemination of all relevant and current information of an academic nature as per the
  • individual needs of each subject;
  • Work to ensure that all required instructional materials are in place for effective delivery of the curriculum and that an accurate inventory of departmental materials/resources is maintained;
  • Models effective instruction; assists in strengthening lesson plans; provides guidance on curriculum alignment;
  • Serve as a mentor to all department members especially those new to the School (policies, procedures, available materials, key personnel, classroom observations, etc);
  • Identifies and communicates effective teaching strategies, classroom management strategies, and strategies for altering student behaviors;
  • Maintain the communication between school and parents, and build a harmonious home‐school relationship;
  • Develop in conjunction with teachers an individual “Teachers’ Appraisal Plan” which reflects personal development – this will also include class observations as part of the plan.


  • Master degree or above, with relevant professional background and teaching certificate;
  • Related teaching experience and teach management experience in an international school;
  • Fluency in English, bilingualism would be an advantage;
  • Substantial experience with the IB Diploma Program and successfully managing academic Program
  • Love education career, full of passion and dream.


  • Basic Salary (Depends on experience)
  • Free accommodation
  • Flight allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Meal allowance
  • Summer vacation/Winter vacation
  • Christmas holiday more than 1 week
  • Working visa supported

Post date: 2021-01-21

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