Junior School Teacher, Tianjin, China

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Wellington College International TianjinTianjin, China

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Job Description

Responsibility to and for

  • Responsible to the Head of Juniors
  • Responsible for the supervision of persons providing support in the classroom

The post requires you:

  • To be able to teach pupils in the age range 4-11 years.
  • To ensure that due regard is given to equal opportunity issues in line with school policy.

Professional Attributes

  • Have high expectations of children and a commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full educational potential and to establishing fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with them.
  • Demonstrate the positive values, attributes and behaviour you expect from children.
  • Be aware of the professional duties of teachers and the statutory framework within which they work.
  • Be aware of the policies and practices of the school and share collective responsibility for their implementation.
  • Communicate effectively with children, young people, colleagues, parents and careers.
  • Act upon advice and feedback and be open to coaching and mentoring.

Professional Knowledge and Understanding 

  • Have a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies and know how to use and adapt them, including how to personalise learning and provide opportunities for all learners to achieve their potential.
  • Know the assessment requirements and arrangements for the subjects/curriculum areas they are trained to teach, including those relating to public examinations and qualifications
  • Be informed of a range of approaches to assessment, including the importance of formative assessment.
  • To follow assessment guidance set out in the whole school assessment policy.
  • Know how to use local and national statistical information to evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching, to monitor the progress of those they teach and to raise levels of attainment.
  • Know how to use skills in literacy, Numeracy and ICT to support your teaching and wider professional activities e.g. planning and assessment.
  • Understand how children develop and that the progress and well-being of learners are affected by a range of developmental, social, religious, ethnic, cultural and linguistic influences.
  • Know how to make effective personalised provision for the children you teach including those for who English is an additional language, and how to take practical account of diversity and promote equality and inclusion in your teaching.
  • Know how to identify and support children whose progress, development or well-being is affected by changes or difficulties in their personal circumstances, and when to refer them to colleagues for specialist support.

Professional Skills

  • Assess the learning of those you teach and set challenging learning objectives.
  • Plan and teach lessons and sequences of lessons that are well organised, demonstrating secure subject knowledge relevant to curricula across the age and ability range for which you are trained.
  • Use a range of teaching strategies and resources including e-learning, taking practical account of diversity and promoting equality and inclusion.
  • Provide opportunities for learners to develop their literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills
  • Provide homework to sustain learner’s progress and consolidate their learning.
  • Make effective use of a range of assessment, monitoring and recording strategies.
  • Provide daily, accurate and constructive feed back on learner’s attainment, progress and areas for development.
  • Support and guide learners to reflect on their learning, identify progress they have made and identify their emerging learning needs.
  • Work as a team member and identify opportunities for working with colleagues, sharing the development of effective practice with them.
  • Ensure colleagues (e.g. Teaching Assistants) working with you, are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfill.
  • Advising and co-operating with staff on the preparation and delivery of courses of      study, teaching materials and programmes, methods of teaching and assessments      and pastoral arrangements.
  • Other responsible duties as directed by the Head of Juniors.

ITFCP Statement of Commitment

Please note this position is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure. Wellington College International Tianjin is committed to equality and diversity. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The completed application form, together with a letter of introduction and an up-to-date CV, including the names and contact details of three referees, should be sent to posts.tianjin@wellingtoncollege.cn

Job location

More about Wellington College International Tianjin
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: 1 Yide Dao, Hongqiao District, Tianjin, 300120, China
Telephone: +86 1344 444 000
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Wellington College International Tianjin opened in August 2011, and is the first overseas partner school of Wellington College in the UK.

Centrally located on a purpose-built campus just north of the city centre of Tianjin, the College has impressive...