Head of History: August 2018
Are you an inspirational History teacher looking to lead a team in a successful and expanding school? The British International School Shanghai, Puxi Campus is looking for a Head of History in its secondary School. We welcome applications from exceptional, self-motivated and reflective professionals with the right blend of energy and experience, and a passion for teaching that embraces change and innovation.
As a qualified teacher you will be a fluent English speaker, familiar with the UK curriculum and confident working with secondary students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds. You will be an excellent communicator and confident with technology; someone who gets on well with colleagues, students and parents. Amongst other things, you’ll be well organised, have a good sense of humour and will want to participate fully in the extra-curricular aspects of school life as well as the classroom.
Teaching history is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of students. Our secondary school has 650 students, with a wide range of backgrounds, from around the world. You will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and learning, managing and leading a team of colleagues as well as encouraging a culture of inspiration, enjoyment and success.
In addition to being highly successful in its own right, the British International School Shanghai, Puxi is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of premium international schools. This means you’ll 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. You will have the security and opportunities that come from being part of a high quality global organisation dedicated to education and professional development.
In return for your passion to deliver the highest quality education you will enjoy a more than competitive salary, accommodation provided by us, an annual flight allowance, health insurance and places in the school for your children. You’ll have the opportunity to live in and work in one of Asia’s largest, most spectacular and most vibrant cities.
Here at the British International School Shanghai, Puxi, we are a close knit team who are proud of our school and community. We educate 1450 young people of more than 50 nationalities, preparing them for futures as global citizens in the years ahead. If you’d like to be a part of our on-going success, please get in touch; we’d love to hear from you.
Find out more about us at www.bisspuxi.com
HOW TO APPLY
Applications should be made via the Nord Anglia Education recruitment website at www.jobtrain.co.uk/nordanglia and should contain a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees. Any offer of appointment will be subject to a successful medical as well as clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as CRB).
The closing date for applications is Thursday 14 December 2017. However, successful short listed candidates will be contacted straight away with initial discussions conducted remotely by telephone or Skype prior to the final deadline. A second round of interviews will take place soon after the initial contact either by phone or in person at the Nord Anglia Recruitment Fair in London in the week beginning Monday 29 January 2018.