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Chemistry Teacher

Wellington College International TianjinTianjin, China

Chemistry Teacher

1 General Role Description:

A well-qualified teacher of Chemistry with at least two years’ experience of teaching at Senior / High School level (UK Key Stages 3-5 or equivalent).

Key Responsibilities 


 To teach Chemistry (and General Science) within the Science department. 

 To work with the Head of Science and other staff on the development of schemes of work, helping to build opportunities for: 

 Ensuring progression among all learners

 Active learning and engagement

 Assessment for learning 

 Meeting the needs of all learners, specifically through language support

 ICT 

 Enrichment and external links 


 To maintain up-to-date records of pupil progress across all aspects of performance 

 To ensure that your pupils make good or outstanding progress in Science 

 To deal effectively with behaviour, attendance and punctuality issues 


 To carry out the regular assessment and marking of pupils' work, according to the departmental and whole school assessment and marking policy 

 To keep records of student attainment and progress 

 To monitor student achievement against school and national data at individual student and teaching group level, and to take action to improve achievement and combat identified under achievement 

 To carry out assessment and feedback


 To attend relevant meetings 

 To undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by the Master or Head of Science

 To contribute to areas of departmental development as a member of the Science team 

Guidance & Welfare: 

Where appropriate, act as a form tutor, fulfilling the following functions: 

 To take overall responsibility for monitoring tutees’ academic and wider progress and development, acting in line with school policies in this area;

 To review progress and support pupils in target setting and action planning; 

 To ensure that all pupils are valued and treated according to the aims of the school. 

2 Knowledge, Experience and Profile

Required Qualifications / Skills:

 A relevant degree (BSc) and professional teaching qualification is essential 

 A passion for science and the ability to share this with as wide a range of pupils as possible

 Excellent subject knowledge and an interest in current developments in science 

 Bilingual fluency in written and spoken English to enable effective communication with pupils and in working relationships

 Knowledge of A-level/GCSE/IGCSE curriculums, their delivery and assessment 

 The desire to put the wellbeing each pupil at the heart of what they do

 Excellent inter-personal skills

 Honesty, integrity, compassion, flexibility and a good sense of humour 

 Strong organizational, self-management and problem-solving skills 

Desirable Qualifications / Skills:

 Experience teaching A-level (or equivalent) in your subject specialism

 Experience teaching the Cambridge International Examinations IGCSE science

 Experience teaching and mentoring EAL students

“Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.”

ITFCP Statement of Commitment

Please note this position is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure. Wellington College International Tianjin is committed to equality and diversity. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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