Chinese teacher The British School of Guangzhou is looking to recruit a teacher of Chinese Mandarin for March 2014 or sooner. Applicants should be qualified to teach Chinese to native and second language speakers. This post is initially for 3 months to provide maternity cover but there is every possibility of a full time position from August 2014 for the right candidate. The following are considered essential for all applicants: • • • • • •
A bachelors degree or higher A recognised teaching qualification Excellent spoken English A cheerful and positive personality A minimum of 2 years relevant work experience An ability to teach native Chinese as well as Chinese second language
The following are considered desirable for all applicants: • • • • •
Experience in an international environment Good interpersonal skills (a team player) Experience of using technology to enhance learning Experience teaching a wide range of students Experience of the IGCSE or A-Level programme
We will provide: • • • • • • •
A generous salary based on experience and qualifications A local benefits package Ongoing professional development Opportunities of a full time position at the British School of Guangzhou A professionally stimulating and supportive working environment A supportive and culturally diverse working environment. Opportunities for advancement within the Nord Anglia Education group
The British School of Guangzhou 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/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 universities around the world, with a growing range of IGCSE and Alevels options. The British School has become the school of choice for many expatriate parents entering Guangzhou and is seen as the most academic of the quality international schools. The successful candidate will join a strong department of 7 Mandarin teachers and will have opportunity to teach from Reception to Year 13. If you wish to be considered for this position please send a letter of application and CV, which includes a current photograph and contact details of two referees to Head of Chinese email@example.com and HR firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that BSG is an equal opportunities employer and that as part of our recruitment procedure all applicants will need to provide a CRB check or local equivalent. The closing date for applications is the end of December and Interviews will be arranged throughout January.