The British School of Guangzhou is looking for suitably qualified applicants who are interested in joining our successful team of teaching assistants from August 2014. Due to continuous expansion the British School of Guangzhou is recruiting teaching assistants to support our UK qualified teachers in all classes from Reception to Year 6. All applicants will need to have a degree and an excellent level of English. Experience of teaching English as a foreign language is an advantage as is any relevant experience with children. Most importantly all applicants will need to subscribe to our ethos of providing a safe, friendly and well-organised learning environment where children can feel secure, happy and can enjoy being challenged. The following are considered essential for all applicants: • A bachelors degree or higher • A minimum of 2 years relevant work experience • A TEFL or CELTA qualification • An excellent level of spoken and written English • Good interpersonal skills and a commitment to teamwork • A friendly and cheerful disposition • A commitment to creating a well-organised clutter free environment • A positive approach to helping children manage their behaviour • A commitment to their own continuous professional development. The following are considered desirable for all applicants: • An understanding of the UK curriculum • Experience of using technology to enhance learning • Experience of teaching English as a foreign language • A willingness to lead by example We will provide: • A two year contract • A salary paid in RMB • International Health insurance • Opportunities for ongoing professional development • A professionally stimulating and supportive working environment • The chance to work in a culturally diverse environment • Opportunities for advancement within the Nord Anglia Education group
The British School of Guangzhou is part of the Nord Anglia Education family of 27 premium international schools. We are a successful school providing a British-style education for children of the expatriate community in Guangzhou. We are located on two sites 25km north of Guangzhou city, in a beautiful lakefront setting, overlooking Nanhu Lake and the surrounding hills. We have excellent educational facilities and resources across both campuses, including an IWB in every classroom and full time teaching assistants throughout Foundation and Primary. The Upper School campus was opened in September 2008 and prepares students for university with a growing range of IGCSE and A-levels options. If you wish to be considered for a position in the British School please send a letter of application and a resume or CV, which includes a current photograph and contact details of two referees to HR manager firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to Primary Deputy Kate Stephenson at email@example.com Please note that all appointments will be dependent upon receipt of references and CRB check or local equivalent. The deadline for applications is the end of February 2014 but interviews will be arranged throughout December and January.