Music Teacher, Xuzhou, China

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Xuzhou AcademyXuzhou, China
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salary
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Runcai Education is recruiting upper secondary school subject teachers for exciting new roles in its new school in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, China, opening this September with the support of the British Council. These roles present exciting opportunities in a newly established team delivering high quality tuition to pupils following IGCSE and A Level programmes. 

Key details

  • Start date:  August, 2018
  • Contract type:  Full Time 
  • Salary:  Competitive
  • Contract:   Fixed Term, renewable
  • Organisation: Runcai Education (RCE)
  • Location: Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, China
  • Contract Type:  2 year fixed term, renewable, full time.

Compensation package

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation and annual flights
  • Relocation allowance for baggage etc.
  • Furnished accommodation and utilities
  • Private medical insurance 
  • School meals
  • Visas 
  • Free schooling for up to 2 child dependents (at the School)

Other advantages

  • Opportunities for internal promotions to leadership roles in an exciting new school
  • The chance to work with enthusiastic, hardworking and ambitious young Chinese students
  • The experience of Chinese culture and to learn or improve spoken Chinese, an asset as the most spoken first language in the world

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Degree
  • Post graduate teaching certificate / PGCE
  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience over the last 5 years in the Secondary phase of a UK, international or bilingual school
  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience teaching A-Level 
  • A clear and up to date DBS/CRB check
  • Three references, including from applicant’s present or most recent Head
  • English to the level of, or a level comparable to, first language communicator 
  • An interest in supporting students in the preparation of university admissions for the UK, the US and other tertiary education destinations

Job description

Main Challenges of the role

  • To plan, prepare and teach the school upper secondary curriculum in line with the agreed schemes of work for the relevant ear, up to and including A Levels.
  • To monitor and assess pupils’ classwork and homework using school assessment procedures and use assessment to inform planning, continuity and progression in student’s learning.
  • To follow and contribute to school policies under the management of the International Head and school leadership team.
  • To work co-operatively as part of the International School and the wider institution as a whole.

Main Accountabilities of the role

  • To create a stimulating, organized, interactive and informative learning environment that allows the development of all learning styles and which incorporates a range of resources.
  • To keep a regular record of assessment for every student and write reports in accordance with school policy.
  • To carry out supervisory duties in common areas of school.
  • To participate in meetings and communications with parents.
  • Attendance at Family Days, concerts, trips and pastoral meetings for existing pupils and Open Days for prospective students and parents.
  • To complete references for students and support them in editing their personal statements for application to universities.
  • To actively seek to develop professionally and complete agreed objectives with your Line Manager in accordance with the School PMPD Cycle.
  • Attendance at meetings and training sessions considered necessary for professional development and wider school initiatives.
  • To meet school’s administrative requests for personal and professional documentation (certificates etc.) for visa processing and other statutory requirements in agreed timeframe.
  • Boarding duties and ensuring pupils adherence to pupils code of conduct and behavior policies.

Job location

More about Xuzhou Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Gao Xin Lu, Gulou Qu, Xuzhou Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, 221100, China
Telephone: +86 12 5686 2840
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