Secondary Art Teacher, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

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Malvern College ChengduChengdu, Sichuan Province, China

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Art teacher.  The ability to take on a Houseparent responsibility would be an advantage.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated English curriculum for students 
  • Teach the subject throughout Malvern College Chengdu (Years 7 – 13), KS3, KS4, KS5.
  • Facilitate and encourage a learning experience, which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential
  • Contribute to raising standards of student attainment
  • Share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth

Mainstream Teaching

  • Provide students with high quality teaching of Art curriculum throughout the school
  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to  students’  needs  in  order  to  inspire,  motivate  and  challenge students
  • Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for students of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment

Curriculum Development and Assessment

  • Support the School to develop and refine the Art curriculum to ensure that the curriculum area provides a range of teaching which complements the school’s strategic objectives, is relevant to the needs of students and examining and awarding bodies
  • Support the School with the assessment of students’ standards

Key Requirements

  • Educated to degree level and hold qualified teacher status
  • Organised and committed to the job role
  • Experience of successful teaching of Art
  • Experience of working in a teaching position in this subject area for at least two years
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products
  • Operate as an effective team member
  • Clear and confident communication skills, able to liaise at all levels and with all members of the school community
  • The ability to work in settings of a newly opened school
  • The ability to adjust to a new cultural environment
  • The ability to work with international staff of a new school and be passionate and ambitious about the success of Malvern College Chengdu
  • Be resilient and able to work well under pressure and manage your time effectively
  • Effective and influential communication skills, especially with those from other cultural and linguistic backgrounds
  • High cultural intellect:  sensitivity to cultural differences
  • The ability to establishing good working relationships with a wide range of people including students, parents, and colleagues

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience of curricular innovation and development
  • Previous experience of teaching English to Asian students
  • Experience of using ICT to enhance and support teaching and learning
  • Knowledge of the particular difficulties faced by EAL students
  • Confidence, drive and creativity
  • Flexibility and adaptability


Job location

More about Malvern College Chengdu
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Zhi Wu Yuan South Gate, Tian Hui Town, Jinniu District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Telephone: +86 28 689 37366
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