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Early Years Teacher

Wellington College International Hangzhou


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Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
August, 2018
Apply by:
30 November 2017

Job overview

Early Years Teacher

Wellington College Bilingual Hangzhou. (Hangzhou)

Job Posted:   November 3rd, 2017

Dates: Apply by 30th November 2017. 

Job starts: August 2018.

Location:  Hangzhou, China.

Contract Type:  Full Time

Contract Term:  3 years

Wellington College Bilingual Hangzhou is part of the Wellington College China group of schools. It is the fourth Wellington College school in China. The Wellington College China group of schools follow the same essential ethos of Wellington College UK, building on their proud tradition. The schools share the Wellington College values of courage, integrity, kindness, respect and responsibility. In Hangzhou, we want our children to become the very best versions of themselves. We encourage and expect children to develop the Wellington identity: to be inspired, intellectual, independent, individual and inclusive.  Wellington College Bilingual Hangzhou will open in August 2018 and will grow to accommodate 1,600 children. We are creating a new level of excellence for bilingual education in which our pupils follow a curriculum based upon the Chinese state requirements, enhanced by the National Curriculum for England that will lead to IGCSE and “A” level examinations. As a new purpose-built school with excellent facilities, we offer a wonderful opportunity to join an enthusiastic international staff team, in a rapidly growing school, in a lovely part of the world. 

Main Responsibilities of the post ​include:

  • Create a classroom learning environment that fosters active learning and engagement for young children.
  • Develop meaningful relationships with children.
  • Engage in reflective practice as a part of the planning cycle.
  • Commit to being a teacher/researcher in a programme that fosters lifelong learning 
  • Partner with families and the wider community.
  • The above list of duties and responsibilities are not exhaustive. A detailed Job Description is provided as attachment.

The above list of duties and responsibilities are not exhaustive. A detailed Job Description has been provided in the supporting document section.The candidate will demonstrate the following attributes:To be passionate about students’ learning and development and have:

  • An ability and desire to embrace new initiatives in the education of young children.
  • A proven track record of success as a teacher.
  • A proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Strategic awareness and the ability to think creatively.
  • A high level of integrity with an appreciation of working with diverse cultures.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A good knowledge of the National Curriculum for England.
  • A vision and passion to share your ideas, skills and capabilities with others.
  • Some experience working successfully with colleagues from different educational and ethnic backgrounds.

Please email us your CV and cover letter with a photo to jobs.hangzhou@wellingtoncollege indicating the position you are applying for in the subject header. A person specification is available in the supporting document section.

Application deadline:  November 30th 2017  


Attached documents

About Wellington College International Hangzhou

Wellington College International Hangzhou is the 13th member of Wellington College family worldwide and the international school of first choice in Hangzhou. We offer a uniquely British style international education delivering academic excellence for children of expatriate families from the ages of 5 to 18. We follow a world class curriculum based on the English national curriculum which naturally leads into IGCSE and A Level qualifications in Sixth Form. Our students will go on to attend the best Universities in the UK, USA and beyond to continue their studies. As with all Wellington College schools, the Wellington Values and Identity form the core of a wellbeing focused education, delivered by our team of highly trained, expert and enthusiastic teachers.

The Wellington College Hangzhou campus covers over 74,000 square metres and hosts a range of custom built, state-of-the-art facilities that provide pupils with access to the very best academic and co-curricular opportunities.

Wellington College International Hangzhou is guided by a clear Vision and Purpose founded upon three strong pillars and expressed in our motto: ‘Be You. Be More.’

Our Vision and Purpose

We offer a pioneering education to serve and help shape a better world, combining the very best of British and international education to create a pupil-centric, multilingual, multicultural and inclusive learning experience.

We inspire our children to be the best version of themselves, to take pride in where they come from and to be the change they wish to see in the world.

Be You. Be More.

Inspiring our children to be Learners, Connectors, and Changemakers.

Our Three Pillars

We are Learners

with the passion, intrinsic motivation and critical thinking that enables us to solve real world challenges.

We are Connectors

with the confidence, openness and empathy to bridge cultural chasms and bring our world closer together.

We are Changemakers

with the knowledge, networks and commitment to better serve our community and make a positive impact on the future.

Please visit our school website for more information

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