Teacher of English, Ningbo China

Closing date:

HD Ningbo SchoolNingbo China

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Opportunity

HD Ningbo, a member of the Hurtwood House China family of schools, is seeking to appoint an outstanding English Teacher to our middle and senior school team. This is a unique opportunity to join a prestigious bilingual school, in an inspiring environment, and with the collegiate support of the Hurtwood House family in China and the UK.


The School

Since opening in August 2014, HD Ningbo has quickly grown into the City’s leading bilingual school. Located in the district of Yinzhou, HD Ningbo sits on an outstanding 140,000m2 site and will grow to accommodate 2,000 students aged 3-18. Like the other schools within the Hurtwood House China family (Beijing, Shanghai & Qingdao), HD Ningbo delivers a unique dual immersion curriculum, blending the best of the Chinese National Curriculum with British education. The School not only benefits from being part of the successful network of HD Schools in China, but also from its strong relationship with Hurtwood House, our partner school in the UK.


The Person

We want our English Teacher to be someone who:

-can deliver well-planned, engaging and creative learning experiences for their students

- can deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated English curriculum for all pupils in their care

- always set high expectations, which inspire motivate and challenge students

- ensures excellent pastoral care.

- contributes to the co-curricular programme and whole-school activities in a committed and enthusiastic manner.

- works co-operatively and supportively with all members of staff

- is prepared to go the extra mile.


Package Details 

- A competitive salary scale  based on experience and qualifications

- Comprehensive medical cover for teacher, spouse and dependents

- Annual flights for teacher, spouse and dependents

- Housing allowance 

- Relocation allowance

- Full remission for tuition fees of staff children in accordance with HD schools’ policies


How to Apply

For further information about HD Ningbo and this role, please download the candidate information pack and accompanying job specification. To apply, please submit the application form, your CV and a covering letter to fryzicka.monika@elitek12.com. Covering letters must be no longer than one side of A4 and should set out your interest in this position, how you meet the requirement and your ambitions for the school. 

First round interviews will take place on a rolling basis and early application is therefore advised. Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and final round interviews arranged accordingly. Hurtwood House China reserves the right to appoint before the closing date. 

Please contact Monika Fryzicka on fryzicka.monika@elitek12.com should you have any questions or wish to arrange an informal discussion about this role.


Safeguarding and Data Protection

HD Ningbo is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to respect this commitment. The post is subject to an appropriate criminal background check and satisfactory reference checks. By applying to this post, I agree to my data being held and processed by Hurtwood House China and its affiliates. If I am appointed to the post I also agree to additional information, including sensitive data such as bank details and medical information, being held by Hurtwood House China and its affiliates.



More about HD Ningbo School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 1367 Qiu Ning East Road, Yinzhou District, Ningbo, Zhejiang, 315000, China. View in Google Maps

Following its high-profile launch in 2014, HD Ningbo School has quickly become the City’s leading bilingual school. Set on a first-class campus in the Yinzhou district of Ningbo, the School offers a genuinely outstanding bilingual education that ble...