The British School of Guangzhou Primary Class Teacher (Possibility of Coordinator or Year Leader role) Dates Salary Location Contract Type Contract term
Deadline for application 10/01/2014 Highly competitive Guangzhou, China Full Time Fixed Term, 2 years
THE ROLE: The British School of Guangzhou is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and experienced Primary Teacher to join a well-established and supportive team in a successful and expanding school from August 2014. The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of a high quality education in line with the expectations of a Premium International School. Responsibility positions are available for candidates with significant experience. Reporting to the Year Leader and Head of Primary, the successful applicant will have a thorough knowledge of the National Curriculum for England and Wales. In particular, we welcome applications from teachers proficient in the integration of technology and specifically I Pads into the day-to-day curriculum. THE PERSON: Will need to hold a good Bachelor’s degree with QTS/PGCE, and at least 2 years experience teaching in a British Curriculum School. Will be an excellent communicator, who gets on well with colleagues, students, parents, technology and change. Amongst other things, you will be well organised; have a good sense of humour and want to develop opportunities for students both in and out of the classroom. In fulfilling the requirements of the post, the teacher will demonstrate essential professional characteristics, and in particular will:
Inspire trust and confidence in students, parents and colleagues Be passionate about children and their education Build team commitment with colleagues Be able to engage and motivate pupils Be an innovative and creative thinker to ensure all students are offered stimulating op portunities Demonstrate analytical thinking to improve the quality of students' 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 willing to go above and beyond to help students reach their full potential and ensure the success of the Primary Phase.
Some key tasks and responsibilities of the post will include:
Ensuring ICT is integrated across the curriculum by implementing the effective use of 1:1 I Pads Monitoring and intervening to ensure student progress is in line with the school’s high expectations Ensuring that teaching and learning within your class encourages engagement and enquiry Ensuring that tracking, monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting support student learning Refining and developing the delivery of the Primary Curriculum to enhance student learning Contributing to the wider school community by offering appropriate after school clubs and extra curricular activities that add to our student’s educational experience A commitment to consistently improve his/her own practice; Other professional requirements in line with the Job Description.
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. The Upper Campus is situated with views over Nanhu Lake and golf course; a 20 minute taxi ride north of the city centre with excellent high speed train links to Hong Kong. All classrooms are attractively furnished, airconditioned and equipped with WIFI and an interactive whiteboard. The school site has impressive resources and facilities that include music rooms, guided reading rooms, ICT suites, a dance studio, library and a coffee shop for staff and parents. Outdoor facilities include age specific football pitches, a swimming pool, golf driving range, basketball courts and an adventure playground. In addition to being highly successful in its own right, The British School of Guangzhou is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of premium international schools. The successful applicant will be joining an international team in which thoughts and ideas are shared around the globe as we strive to make our schools the very best in the world. Teachers benefit from the security and opportunities that come from being part of a high quality global organisation dedicated to education. 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 enjoy a competitive salary, spacious accommodation, an annual flight allowance, a relocation allowance, international healthcare and free school places for up to two 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 Primary School firstname.lastname@example.org and to HR/Recruitment manager Stella email@example.com
After shortlisting, initial interviews will be conducted via Skype. Asian based candidates can arrange for an interview in Guangzhou or a video interview via Skype. Closing date: Friday 10th January 2014