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Dean of Academics

KL International School
Chongqing , China
US 4600 - 5400 a month
Free housing
8K-12K rmb for the round-trip flight every year
Start date
Start July 2021
2 years
  • District/Regional Level Administrator, Director/Principal, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • education
  • Teaching Credential/License
    Other Certification
  • Candidates currently in China are preferred
  • Education: Bachelor's degree or Master’s Degree in education
  • Minimum of five years of professional teaching experience at and holds a valid teaching degree
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a successful leader in instruction, curriculum and assessment
  • Leadership experience in kindergarten and pre-kindergarten are preferred
  • Basic technological/computer skills
  • Licensed Teacher Preferred
  • Salary: Monthly, competitive salary based on your credentials and experience
  • Accommodation: Free housing
  • Accommodation Details: Western-style apartment within walking distance to your school
  • Airfare Reimbursement: Airfare to China and return flight covered by school (8K-12K rmb for the round-trip flight every year)
  • Airport Pickup: Yes
  • Support Staff: Fully bilingual support staff available to help process your visa, settle you into your apartment, translate legal documents, and much more. We provide western comforts and support to make the transition easier for you.
  • Health Insurance Provided: Yes
  • Additional Benefits: Paid Vacation
  • Professional Development: Ongoing professional development provided, including annual teacher in-service, and frequent professional development opportunities. Teachers enjoy career advancement opportunities.
  • Bonus: Teacher referral bonus offered to all KLIS teachers.
  • Holidays: We observe local national holidays and some US holidays.

Position / Role Introduction

The Dean of Academics is a challenging and rewarding position, which works directly with the Principal at KLIS to ensure the quality of education. Our teachers are provided a US curriculum as a guide and framework for the academic year, and design daily lesson plans, and manage the classroom as they would in a typical US classroom. Students take their coursework in English and classes are led by international teachers.

 Assists with data organization from all assessments and diagnostic instruments and develops strategies for intervening with students who are experiencing difficulties.


  • Engages staff in intensive data analysis and results planning.
  • Works collaboratively with other educators to integrate educational initiatives and resources.
  • Assists in program implementation and curriculum development.
  • Assists schools in determining effective methods for the integration of curriculum standards, instructional strategies, and the developmental use of authentic assessment.
  • Models a variety of instructional strategies.
  • Assists in identifying professional development plans
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

KL International School is a private ,co-educational,not-for-profit international school whose mission is to prepare creative,collaborative,and curious students who will thrive as educated global citizens,self-sustanining learners and ethical leaders.

The KL International School was founded in 2015 as the second licensed PreK – Year 13 international school for expatriates in Chongqing, China. KLIS is the only private, co-educational, not-for-profit international school in Chongqing and our mission is to prepare creative, collaborative and curious students who will thrive as educated global citizens, self-sustaining learners and ethical leaders. KLIS believes in being a “Responsive School for a Changing World”.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

One of the world's most powerful nations, China's cultural contributions have influenced history and human development for thousands of years. Teach Away offers ESL teaching jobs in reputable language schools as well as licensed teaching jobs across China.

Beijing, China
Standard Mandarin
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons
Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job