NORD ANGLIA SCHOOL NANTONG
ABOUT NORD ANGLIA SCHOOL NANTONG (NAS Nantong)
Opening in September 2019, NAS Nantong bilingual school will provide a state of the art, world-class teaching and learning environment with a total student capacity of 1,728. Providing a unique blended learning experience, NAS Nantong will offer students the best of eastern and western education resources and philosophies for students aged 6 - 18. The bilingual programme will be based on the Chinese K-12 curriculum blended with globally respected international teaching pedagogy and education resources. Students will experience a solid foundation of Chinese culture, whilst equipping them with the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful in an increasingly globalised world.
As part of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools, it shares resources and knowledge with 56 other schools around the world. The Global Campus will connect NAS Nantong students with other Nord Anglia Education schools based in 27 different countries worldwide. Students will be able to extend their international experience through opportunities to learn abroad, to connect with more than 53,000 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.
World-class school facilities include:
Extensive sports facilities; full-sized indoor gymnasium, a 25-metre indoor swimming pool, a full-sized grass football pitch, basketball courts, tennis courts, and an athletic area and indoor athletics and activity area.
ABOUT NORD ANGLIA EDUCATION
Nord Anglia Education is the world's leading premium schools organization, with campuses located across 27 countries in North America, Europe, China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Together, our 56 schools educate more than 53,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school. We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our schools, students, teachers and staff, and we inspire every child who attends a Nord Anglia Education school to achieve more than they ever imagined possible.
Every parent wants their child to excel — so do we. Nord Anglia Education schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students’ love coming to school.
For more information, please visit www.nasnantong.cn and www.nordangliaeducation.com
ABOUT THE ROLE
You will be an effective professional who will deliver the vision and ethos of the school which is centered on learning in a multilingual environment through a blended curriculum, offering students an international mindset whilst still nurturing pride and respect for their own culture and traditions.
We will look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s curriculum and creating a learning culture where students feel confident to be socially, academically and personally ambitious. You will foster an environment of respect within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion. You will be a collaborative practitioner and one that enjoys the benefits of working in a bilingual setting where innovative lesson design and team teaching is encouraged.
1. To motivate confidence of students and build up trust among colleagues
2. To work closely with colleagues during teaching activities and adapt flexibly into multi-language environment
3. To demonstrate team spirit through teaching activities and constantly motivate passion for learning among students
4. To demonstrate fair analytical skills and explore new teaching methods for expanded learning experiences
5. Continued self-learning for professional and teaching skill enhancement
6. To promote and advocate school’s values within local and international community
Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international, multilingual environment, you will bring a degree, a recognized teaching qualification and applicable teaching experience. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative practice to raise achievement.
Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students.
You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions of living and working in China.
When you join Nord Anglia School (NAS), you are strategically connected to a global community of more than 8,000 people working together to create unique learning opportunities. NACIS offers you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development. At NAS, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
Our online Strategic Alliance professional development platform, Nord Anglia University, provides NACIS teachers with a vibrant online platform, which harnesses the collective expertise of professionals in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. Through our Strategic Alliance collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), our teachers have unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields.
Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the best cities in China where combines both great history featuring seafaring and urban development.
As a NACIS teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:
• A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
• An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
• A culture, which is fair and consultative
• Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
The closing date for application is 30 April 2019. Interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone by the end of April 2019.
EMPLOYMENT START DATE: July 2019
At NAS, we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.
All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.