Dulwich College Suzhou (DCSZ) seeks an inspirational and innovative educator to join Junior School from August 2021. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in our fast-growing school in Suzhou, one of China's most vibrant cities. At DCSZ children in Junior School are aged 7-11.
Dulwich College International is One Family of Schools focused on ensuring every student achieves his or her very best in school and life beyond, which is why all our students Graduate Worldwise, ensuring they are prepared for a future that is uncertain. To guarantee this experience for all our students, we look to recruit and enhance the very best practitioners in education so that, with us, they continue to develop as Worldwise Teachers. Our teaching and learning is grounded in the Dulwich Learning principles
A Worldwise Teacher believes in:
Responsive teaching that creates personalised learning and student mastery.
The strength of diversity and the power of empathy.
Positive and constructive communication to foster purposeful relationships with all stakeholders.
Nurturing professional collaboration to develop both individual practice and learning across the school community.
Embracing the opportunities provided by working in an international context and being open-minded to different people’s perspectives.
Schools being dynamic environments that require cognitive flexibility.
Modelling lifelong learning through regular engagement with professional learning activities that inform and develop best practice.
Seeking honest, open, professional dialogue to support reflective practice.
Embracing and promoting the ethos, policies and practices in the school.
Modelling a positive commitment to the wider life of the school by fully engaging in its service learning and ECA/CCA programmes.
A Worldwise Teacher has the skills to:
Appreciate the international context of our students and demonstrate respect for diverse languages and intercultural competencies.
Ensure teaching is grounded in positive student relationships and promotes active learning.
Enthusiastically empower agency so students have voice, choice and autonomy in the learning process.
Inspire learning by providing an engaging learning environment aligned to students’ needs and interests.
Remain flexible and responsive to the personalised needs of each student.
Accelerate student progress with focused, personalised and effective feedback.
Ensure teaching draws on a variety of resources and technology to meet student needs.
Promote school-wide wellbeing, safeguarding, health and safety.
Model the positive values and behaviours of the Dulwich College International community.
OUR PILLARS, OUR VALUES
We build bridges to the world to make a positive difference
We care for one another, our communities and our planet
We are connected
The future is always one step ahead, yet we are already equipped with the skills, courage, and compassion to navigate it with confidence
STUDENTS COME FIRST
ONE FAMILY OF SCHOOLS
I put students at the heart of my decisions
I listen to student voice and it is reflected in my practice
I challenge myself to constantly do better
I put the team’s success ahead of my own
I partner across our Group to create new ideas
I build trusting, respectful relationships
I find creative ways forward
I seek out diversity of thought to inform rich insight
I turn ideas into actionable solutions
DCI LEADERSHIP CAPABILITIES
POST-HOLDER QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
DCSZ is a well-resourced school with highly motivated and academically successful students. Successful applicants will be enthusiastic about the ethos and values of Dulwich International. An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to the chosen candidate.
How to apply:
To apply for this position you will need to include:
an application letter
a statement of educational philosophy
details of three referees from your current and previous employer
Applications should be submitted through our on-line application system at: https://www.dulwich.org/careers/find-your-career
For further information please see our website at https://suzhou.dulwich.org/.
The closing date for applications is 2 January 2021.
Interviews will take place as soon as applications are received, therefore early application is encouraged.
Dulwich College International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices, which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.
All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, successful references, as well as due visa and work permit process as required by Chinese law.
Dulwich College Suzhou
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- All-through with sixth form
- Students of mixed gender, age 2 - 18 years
Dulwich College Suzhou opened in August 2007 on the eastern side of Suzhou in the high tech Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) area. We cater for over 900 students from Early Learning 1 to Year 13 (ages 2-18).
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