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English Teacher (Key Stage 3 and 4)

Wellington College International HangzhouHangzhou

English Teacher (Key Stage 3 and 4)

SUPERVISOR Head of 6th Form and/or Head of English

Wellington College Hangzhou

MAIN PURPOSE

Wellington College Hangzhou is committed to providing world-class educational opportunities in the city of Hangzhou. We seek to recruit and develop staff members who are fully engaged with the stated vision of the school – [to] “aspire to create a caring, international community that develops well-rounded individuals with strong values and the skills to thrive within an ever-changing global society” and who are guided in their professional and personal conduct by the core Wellington values – courage, respect, integrity, kindness and responsibility. In this way, the post holder should regard the following outline of the job description not as a checklist of things to achieve, but as a starting point for their growth in the role.

OBJECTIVES

Wellington College Hangzhou is seeking an experienced English Teacher (Key Stage 3 and 4).  The KS3/4 English Teacher works in a Co-Teaching relationship with their international partner to provide education to the Junior High pupils based on the Wellington College philosophy and ethos. The teachers must support each individual pupil’s growth and development, encouraging them as Wellingtonians to be inspired, intellectual, independent, individual and inclusive. The teachers must demonstrate an understanding of the wider curriculum and administration needs of the school, and achieve high standards by responding professionally, sensitively and caringly to the needs of the pupils.

MAIN PURPOSE

To assume responsibility for teaching KS3/4 and English, including IGCSE and A Level, in the college, under the direction of the Head of English and Head of 6th Form and by following the Wellington College curriculum.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will play a key role in the development of the English IGCSE and A Level curriculum at Wellington College Hangzhou. The College is looking for a candidate who would relish the challenge of establishing the subject in a new school.

The English teacher will have the responsibility for the planning and teaching of the subject to the designated class, the content of each lesson being determined by the School curriculum. The teacher will ensure that the subject is delivered in a way that provides coverage, progression and continuity by effectively working with an international teaching partner. The teacher will also be required to carry out other such duties as the Headmasters of School may reasonably direct from time to time. He/she is expected to display the highest standards of professionalism in his/her teaching and in his/her relationships with colleagues and parents.

The teacher must ensure that an excellent learning environment is provided for the learning of English, and that the students develop a positive attitude to the subject within the College. The teacher must present lessons in a structured and coordinated manner with due regard to the ability of the students and the curriculum targets of the year group.

Please email us your CV and cover letter with a photo to jobs.hangzhou@wellingtoncollege.cn indicating the position you are applying for in the subject header.

To find out more go to https://www.wellingtoncollege.cn/careers/

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