Secondary Drama and English Teacher, Shanghai, China

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Shanghai French School (LFS)Shanghai, China

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Start date: August 20th, 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The LFS is looking for a well-qualified full time English / Drama teacher with experience to join our High School English department. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced classroom practitioner with experience of literature teaching in Key Stage 3 and above wishing to gain experience of teaching in a vibrant, popular school with a bilingual curriculum.

Main responsibilities :

The teacher shall carry out the professional duties of a Literature / Drama Teacher under supervision of the Head of English and these shall include : 

  • Planning and preparing all lessons in accordance with the School’s aims and objectives;
  • Preparing pupils for the May IGCSE Language and Literature exam;
  • Liaising with English as a second language colleagues and drama colleagues  to promote continuity of educational experience and learning;
  • Maintaining good order and discipline among the pupils and safeguarding their health and safety both during lessons and in exams and exam practices;
  • Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of pupils, including the provision of written reports three times a year;
  • Establishing cordial relationships with colleagues to provide an effective and harmonious team;
  • Liaising with other English Literature / Drama teachers to ensure a smooth continuity in building a thorough literary culture for our students;
  • Carrying out any other duties which may be required by the Principal.

Criteria for the post : 

  • Post-Graduate Certificate of Education in English and / or Drama (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of, and experience of teaching English Literature / Drama at Middle and High School level
  • An eagerness to understand and adopt the French Education system
  • A willingness to work with students using English as a Second Language or English as a Foreign Language
  • A good understanding of formative and summative assessment
  • A willingness to be involved in the wider life of the School and extracurricular activities
  • The energy, dynamism and stamina to contribute fully to the life of a busy co-educational Multicultural independent school.
  • Willingness to contribute to the extensive range of activities provided for pupils and to support them in their co-curricular pursuits.
  • A knowledge of French would be an advantage.

Job location

More about Shanghai French School (LFS)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: Campus de Qingpu, 350 Gao Guang Lu, Shanghai, 201702, China
Telephone: +86 21 3976 0555