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Head of English Faculty

Malvern College QingdaoQingdao, China

Malvern College Qingdao is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Head of English Faculty for August 2021 due to continued expansion.

The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of the College’s vision and values. They will be a supportive member of the faculty team and wider school staff and help ensure the success of Malvern College Qingdao as a leading independent, international school in China.

For further information about working for Malvern College Qingdao please download the general information pack.

All applications should be submitted online via the TES website. You are required to complete your online application, supporting statement and upload your CV. You are also required to provide details of three referees.

Contract type:                       Full Time, Three Years (Renewable)

Closing date:                         15th May 2021

Start date:                                August 2021

Job Description

Responsible for:

•Planning and preparing schemes of learning and lessons, in collaboration with other staff as appropriate and in accordance with the School’s Curriculum Policy

•Leading and managing along with the three Key Stage English Co-ordinators the teaching of students from Year 8 – 13 and the development of staff

•Teaching the students in your class and setting and marking their work, including internally- assessed tests or examinations carried out by these students

•Assessing, recording and reporting on the progress, development and attainment of students within the English Faculty

•Participating in meetings relating to any of the roles and responsibilities outlined in the Job Description

•Actively supporting and taking part in the School’s programme of co-curricular, House and other activities including study hall supervision, affiliated boarding house duties and involvement in the co-curricular programme

•Any other reasonable duties as requested by the Head of School

Personal Specification:


Bachelor or above degree in relevant subject with teaching qualification.

Minimum of 4 years relevant teaching experience.

Has relevant experience in teaching English Language and/or Literature through to KS4 / GCSE (Language) and KS5 / A Level (Literature)

Has a strong understanding of strategies to support EAL students

Not suitable for teachers with children below the age of 16 due to the location of the college


Boarding school experience

International teaching experience


An interest in joining the boarding team as a House Parent or Deputy House Parent

Benefit package:

Tax free salary in line with the UK.

Free individual / couple accommodation, utilities included.

Term time meals provided.

Basic Medical cover.

Yearly flight allowance for one return flight home.

Three year contract.

Short listed candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview via Skype.  Candidates may be contacted at any stage after submitting their application.

Malvern College Qingdao exists to provide a quality all round education for students and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and appropriate pre-employment checks. Please note that we will need to take up the references provided in your application form prior to interview.

Please contact with any queries about this role.  Pl ease note that a CV will not be accepted in place of the online application form.

For further information about Malvern College Qingdao, please view our website at To find out more about  the Malvern College International family visit

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