Teacher of Secondary Mathematics The British School of Guangzhou Guangzhou, China THE ROLE: As a member of the Secondary Mathematics Department at The British School of Guangzhou, The teacher of secondary Mathematics will be accountable for the delivery of this subject across the Secondary School. Reporting to the Head of Secondary Mathematics, the successful applicant will be an effective professional with a thorough knowledge of the curriculum. Experience of teaching at A-level or further mathematics is essential. In addition, the school particularly welcomes applications from teachers who embed AfL strategies within their teaching and are able to show evidence of how they nurture engagement and enquiry within learners. The Mathematics teacher will also be expected to follow assessment procedures within their subject area and take individual responsibility for their professional development needs. The successful candidate should be confident that they can maintain or improve the excellent levels of student attainment within mathematics. THE PERSON: Will hold a PGCE and Qualified Teacher Status and a good Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, (or a closely related discipline). In additon, they will have at least 2 years’ experience of teaching in the UK or of delivering the UK Curriculum in a reputable British International School. The Mathematics teacher will have excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of personal organisation. Our teachers are encouraged to be reflective classroom practitioners and to develop opportunities to add value to our students experience both in and out of the classroom. We wish to recruit staff that aim to encourage participation and the promotion of excellence within a friendly and supportive environment for our students. In fulfilling the requirements of the post, the teacher will demonstrate essential professional characteristics, and in particular will:
Inspire trust and confidence in pupils and colleagues Build team commitment with colleagues and in the classroom engage and motivate pupils Demonstrate analytical thinking, improve the quality of pupils' learning, contribute to the school improvement plans and promote the learning priorities of the school development plan Promote the wider aspirations and values of the school Be proficient with technology and have had experience in using Moodle, in integrating I Pads and Mac books into the classroom and be familiar with Interactive whiteboards.
Some key tasks and responsibilities of the post will include:
Monitoring and intervening to ensure student progress is high in line with High performance learning. Ensuring that their teaching and learning encourages engagement and enquiry. Ensuring that they monitor, assess, record and report on student learning in line with school expectations Refining and developing schemes of work that enhance student learning. Performing the role as a tutor in conjunction with a form mentor for a specific form group. Contributing to the wider school community by offering appropriate after school clubs and extra curricular activities that add to our student’s educational experience. Other professional requirements in line with the Job Description of subject teacher. Using technology, specifically I pad and Macs to enhance students’ independent learning skills.
THE SCHOOL: The British School of Guangzhou aims to offer a high quality education in an international setting, comparable to the best schools in the UK. The school provides a superb learning environment through the recruitment of
high calibre, technologically literate staff, who are dedicated to developing the learning of our highly motivated student body and to meet the demands of our supportive parent body. The school operates a 1-1 laptop scheme whereby all Key stage 4 and 5 students receive a Macbook Air whilst our Key stage 3 students use an iPad Mini. The secondary campus is situated on the shores of Nanhu Lake and golf course; a 20 minutes taxi ride North of the city centre and with excellent high speed train links to Hong Kong. The school site has impressive facilities that include a recording studio, music rooms, a theatre, Science laboratories, guided reading rooms, ICT suites, dance studios, libraries, swimming pool, 2 Astroturf pitches and a sports hall. This is an exciting time to be joining Nord Anglia Education. We are the world’s leading premium schools organisation with schools across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America. Nord Anglia Education now has 27 schools in 11 countries and, is responsible for the education of over 22,000 students. In return for your passion to deliver a quality education you will be provided with spacious accommodation, a competitive salary, an annual flight allowance, a relocation allowance, international healthcare and places in the school for 2 children. You will also have the opportunity to live in and work in one of Asia’s most vibrant and dynamic cities. APPLICATION INFORMATION: To Apply: Please apply with an application letter and full CV (including photograph, phone number, Skype address and e-mail contact details of 2 referees – one of which is your current Head Teacher/Principal) to: Head of Secondary email@example.com and to HR/Recruitment manager Stella firstname.lastname@example.org Online applications should contain a CV, a letter of application and the details of two professional referees along with any questions you may have. Interviews to be held in London between 22nd and 25th January. Asia region based candidates based can arrange for an interview in Guangzhou or a video interview via Skype.
Generous Salary: Details will be sent to shortlisted candidates. Closing date: Friday, 10th January 2014