Job Description



Dean of Residential Life

Department:Administration (Staff)
Location:Wuhan, Hubei

BASIS International & Bilingual School Wuhan is seeking qualified candidates for a Dean of Residential Life for the 2023 school year!

BASIS International & Bilingual School Wuhan will be our first in Hubei province, and will offer faculty and students spacious classrooms, gymnasiums, multiple performance spaces, science labs, a swimming pool, library, student dorms, and much more. Construction on the campus is already well underway!

BASIS International teachers are knowledgeable, passionate, and believe in transforming education. As part of a uniquely collaborative and professional teaching community, BASIS International teachers motivate students to reach their highest potential, while also elevating their own skills through peer collaboration and a culture where learning is of the greatest importance.

Boarding Director Position

We are looking for a Dean of Residential Life who has prior experience in this area. The ideal candidate will come from an English speaking country, because we have established an English immersion environment on our campus. The ideal candidate will have local and international experience as a Boarding Director, preferably with some experience in China as well. The successful candidate will have experience with training, supervising, and growing boarding staff, and will be committed to a collaborative leadership model and willing to serve on the leadership team of our school.

The successful candidate will have extensive pastoral and inter-cultural experience, and will be a strong communicator, familiar with reaching out to parents and stakeholders and anticipating the challenges of founding a school and growing programs that meet the needs of our student population. The successful candidate will be highly familiar with implementing a House system of boarding, as well as the policies, procedures, and practices of founding and growing an elite boarding school.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years of experience in a Boarding School environment
  • 3+ years of experience managing boarding operations
  • Experience establishing and ensuring adherence to boarding policies
  • Strong understanding of boarding student needs and experience creating programs to meet the needs of students
  • Alignment with the BASIS Model and commitment to providing an exceptional educational experience for students to learn and work hard to reach significant educational growth

Benefits & Salary

Salary for this position is competitive and dependent upon education and experience. BASIS International Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package, including global health coverage, travel allowance, moving assistance, retirement benefit, and more.

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