Teacher of Lower Primary, Chengdu, China

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Malvern College ChengduChengdu, China

Date posted:
Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Malvern College Chengdu is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Teacher of  Lower  Primary .  The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of the College’s vision and values. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the English pastoral and curriculum provision of a bilingual class, supporting, nurturing and taking a genuine interest in the holistic development of all children in that class;
  • Work closely with the Headmaster and colleagues to design and implement a relevant, challenging and rigorous curriculum;
  • Plan and deliver lessons, ensuring attention is given to appropriate differentiation;
  • Contribute to collaborative learning at all levels of school life;
  • Create inquiry-based classrooms that develop critical thinking skills, knowledge and a range of skills within an environment based on trust and respect;
  • Select relevant resources and digital tools to support and enhance learning;
  • Develop appropriate assessment tasks, providing timely and effective feedback that enhances pupil’s learning;
  • Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and colleagues in a professional manner;
  • Write formal reports on a termly basis;
  • Provide appropriate pastoral support as and when necessary; 
  • Contribute to the school’s House system as directed by the Head;
  • Attend Parents’ Meetings, Open Mornings and CPD as appropriate;
  • Play an active role in the school’s co-curricular programme;

Key Requirements

  • Holder of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • A recognized teaching qualification for the required age range (e.g. B.Ed., PGCE)
  • English proficiency at excellent level
  • Minimum two years’ teaching experience in primary years education
  • Previous experience of teaching overseas is an asset
  • Good knowledge of the curriculum and experience of inquiry based teaching
  • Ability to communicate with pupils, colleagues and parents, and to build strong relationships with all members of the school community
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Familiarity with various teaching resources including, where appropriate, digital tools to support and enhance teaching and learning 
  • Sensitivity to the cultural differences found in China and the willingness to develop and maintain a cross cultural approach to work
  • A willingness and commitment to contribute fully to the life of the pu­pils and school beyond the academic day, including active par­ticipation in the academic enrichment and co-curricular programmes
  • To assist with any other duties, tasks or jobs as may be reasonably requested by the Headmaster

For further information about working for Malvern College Chengdu please download the general information pack.

All applications should be submitted online via the TES online application. You are required to complete your online profile and supporting statement and upload your CV.  You are also required to provide details of three referees.  

Contract Type: Full time, Two Years

Start date:          August 2020

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview via Skype.  Candidates may be contacted at any stage after submitting their applications.

Malvern College Chengdu is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant background checks. 



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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +86 28 689 37366
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