Biology & General Science Teacher

Leman International School ChengduLéman International School Chengdu No. 1080 Da’an Road, Tianfu New Area, Chengdu, 610218

About Nord Anglia Education


Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with 69 schools located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 67,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.


Our philosophy for education rests on the 4 pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a 21st Century, personalised, learning experience for all students.


Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. NAE schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.


Opportunities at NAE 


About our school


Léman International School Chengdu (LIS) welcomes the children of expatriate families from age 3 to 18 years in our all-through school, from Nursery to Year 13. Our purpose-built campus occupies 50 acres (20 hectares) in the Tianfu New Area of Chengdu, south of the city centre, and has the capacity for approximately 1,000 students. Léman boasts world class facilities which includes fully equipped modern classrooms, science laboratories, an art studio, music studio, I.T. rooms, gymnasium, 25-metre indoor swimming pool and large outdoor sports facilities. LIS is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).


Our student body represents more than 30 nationalities, and the school provides international curricula with a commitment to support students’ return to their home country. The Primary School curriculum is based on the English National Curriculum programmes of study fopr English and Maths combined with elements of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), currently provided in 1,000 schools in 65 countries. In our Secondary School students follow the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) from Years 7 to 11. LIS is an IB World School and offers the IB Diploma Programme for students in years 12 and 13.


Chengdu is a modern city in Western China famous for excellent food and the home of the Giant Panda. Many interesting destinations in South East Asia are a short flight away with direct flights to Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia. The city is affordable with a lower cost of living than many comparable cities in China, so there is good savings potential for teachers.


Visit our website Leman International School for more information. 


About the role


Join our fast-paced international environment, and you will deliver the International Baccalaureate MYP and DP programmes. You will challenge your students to set ambitious targets for themselves and seek out and use innovative teaching practices to enhance our students’ experiences and outcomes.


About you


With the ability to create a classroom culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved, you will have a university degree in your specialist subject, a teaching qualification plus considerable teaching experience and knowledge of the curriculum. Receptive to feedback and ready to embrace change, you will be keen to share best practice with colleagues and peers.


A strong ambassador for the school, you will be able to develop new ways to engage students and parents with the wider school and Nord Anglia Education community. Your strong motivation and communication skills will also enable you to create a feeling of energy, excitement and personal investment within the classroom. You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions for China, including holding a bachelor’s degree, at least 2 years full time relevant working experience and a valid non-criminal record.


Benefits


When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of 14,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.


We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.


Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.


Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.


As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale

An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration

A culture which is fair and consultative

Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career


Selection Process


The closing date for application is 28 Feb, 2021. Due to global travel restrictions, all interviews will be conducted via MS Teams/Video Call. There will be three stages of interview, including a panel interview.


Start Date: 1st August 2021


At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.


All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.


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