Dance and Drama Teacher

Nord Anglia School Guangzhou, PanyuNord Anglia School Guangzhou, Panyu

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About Nord Anglia School Guangzhou, Panyu:

Opening in September 2020, Nord Anglia School Guangzhou, Panyu (NAS Guanghzou, Panyu) will provide a state of the art, world-class learning and teaching environment with a total student capacity of 1,800 and a boarding capacity of 880 for students aged 6-15. Providing a unique blended learning experience, NAS Guanghzou, Panyu will offer students the best of Eastern and Western education resources and philosophies. The bilingual programme will follow a progressive blend of core elements of the Chinese National Curriculum with other renowned international curricula taught through the medium of Mandarin Chinese and English.

As part of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools, it shares resources and knowledge with 61 other schools around the world. The Global Campus will connect NAS Suzhou students with other Nord Anglia Education schools based in 28 different countries worldwide. Students will be able to extend their international experience through opportunities to learn abroad, to connect with more than 61,000 students through the innovative online platform and to take advantage of exciting experiences and expeditions.

Through our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT and UNICEF, we embrace innovation to ensure students and teachers have the skills and knowledge they will need to succeed in the future.

Drama, Dance and Performing Arts Teacher :

This Drama, Dance and Performing Arts Teacher position requires the ability, expertise and training to teach music across primary to middle school. Additional experience or training in high school and related areas of the performing arts (music/drama/dance and design technologies) and ESL in the Mainstream or its equivalent will also be considered a plus. Teaching duties will include classroom Drama/Dance teaching across multiple programme levels and theatre performance planning, preparation and direction. The incumbent is an experienced theatre arts educator including relevant technologies and a recognized musical and theatre ensemble performance educator.

Knowledge and understanding:

 Either:

A) Chinese teacher has a qualification certificate issued by Department of National Education. Under the guidance of China's New National Curriculum Standards, Chinese Drama, Dance and Performing Arts Education teachers must make major changes in teaching concepts and teaching methods. They must guide students to learn in practice, learn with individuality, focus on enriching and integrating teaching materials, pay attention on cultivating students’ learning interest and transforming student’s learning methods, by encouraging students’ cooperative learning, to achieve mutual knowledge exchanges.


B) Have a detailed knowledge and understanding of the subject of Art and Design with experience in national or international curriculum (such as CNC, iPC, iMYC, PYP/MYP/IBDP; IGCSE, British NC or similar)

 Knowledge of theatre arts technology in the classroom (Lighting, Sound and Staging/Stage craft programmes)

 Knowledgeable and skilled musical and theatre arts educator and production

 Able to guide and support student performing and creative arts subject-related questions and facilitate inquiry-based learning in their specialist subject(s)

 Knowledge and understanding for curriculum and assessment development in Drama/Dance and the Performing Arts.

*NAS Guangzhou recognises the special contribution our teachers make to our community and especially in regard to duties other than teaching. Please note that all teachers at NAS Guangzhou participate in duties other than teaching. These duties include roles and tasks as home room teacher, before and after school bus and campus grounds, boarding house study support, play and general facility areas during break times, team and faculty meetings, professional development, school improvement workshops and projects, and support for school community development events such as Open Days and Presentations. These duties are all fairly accounted for in the day to day teaching load assignments. Teacher preparation time is carefully protected to ensure responsible and appropriate professional duty of care for all teachers and staff.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS – Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

 At least Bachelor’s Degree and Teaching qualification.

 Minimum of 3 years teaching experience.

 International teaching experience.

 Experience in a bilingual language learning environment.

 ESL in the Mainstream certification or equivalent.