Yantai Campus

Mr Aaron J G King

Western Co-Principal

Aaron James Guthrie King was born and educated in Dundee, Scotland, UK, and studied as an undergraduate at Mansfield College, Oxford, before completing his master’s degrees and Postgraduate Certificate in Education at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He holds two master’s degrees along with school leadership qualifications, and he has served in a variety of teaching and school leadership roles in a professional career spanning almost 20 years.

Aaron James Guthrie King was born and educated in Dundee, Scotland, UK, and studied as an undergraduate at Mansfield College, Oxford, before completing his master’s degrees and Postgraduate Certificate in Education at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He holds two master’s degrees along with school leadership qualifications, and he has served in a variety of teaching and school leadership roles in a professional career spanning almost 20 years.

Mr King was originally a teacher of History, Philosophy and Theology but also has much experience of delivering Critical Thinking and Theory of Knowledge courses, and he has an extensive knowledge of IGCSE and A Level as well as the IB Diploma Programme.

He has worked in some of the largest and most successful schools in England, having been Head of Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education at the all-boys Dulwich College, London, before becoming Head of Upper School there in a career spanning ten years.

At the Grammar School at Leeds, the largest independent co-educational school in England, Mr King took on the newly created position of Director of Sixth Form, and was instrumental in improving student recruitment, as well as driving forward academic results, university entries and improving staff capacity.

Mr King moved to Yantai from Shanghai, where he was Deputy Head of Senior School at Dulwich College, Shanghai. He transformed the pastoral care and student leadership programmes as well as playing a critical role in helping students to access top university courses and institutions worldwide.

He has been Principal at YWIES Yantai for the last four years and lives in Kaifaqu with his wife and his three children aged 11, 9 and 6, all of whom attend Yew Wah International Education School of Yantai.

Admissions Office

Admissions Hotline: (0535) 638 6667/(0535) 638 3841(Chinese & English) / 638 3431 (Korean & English)
Address: 9 Tianshan Road, Yantai Economic and Technological Development Zone, Shangdong
Postal Code: 264006
Email: admission.yt@ywies.com
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