Job details

Job details
Employer The British School of Guangzhou
Location China
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring today
Closing date
Job starts August 2018

Job Reference : 003309

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 47 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and North America, providing outstanding education to nearly 45,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy—we are ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of 47 schools gives each school a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.

The British School of Guangzhou

The British School of Guangzhou (BSG) is the largest international school in Guangzhou. Established in 2005 for children aged 1-18, the school is located on the shores of the beautiful South Lake and is widely recognised for academic excellence leading to successful entry into some of the world’s top universities. As part of Nord Anglia Education’s global family of premium schools, BSG accepts international students only and enjoys a unique collaboration with The Juilliard School, New York and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Enrolment is selective, based on the student’s ability to access the curriculum effectively, with children from over 50 countries attending. To learn more about our school, please visit

About the role

This is a new post within the school that aims to promote the importance of Dance within education. As a Nord Anglia School, our partnership with Juilliard is flourishing and we are keen to introduce discreet dance lessons to Primary and Secondary students. The successful applicant would, therefore, have the exciting opportunity of devising and leading a new programme of study, as well as forging links across the school, other NAE schools and with Juilliard themselves. You will be supported by the Head of Performing Arts, as well as Heads of Phase. An ability to teach some non-examined Drama would be an advantage.

About you (see full Job description

  • A degree in a relevant subject.
  • A recognised teaching qualification.
  • Considerable relevant teaching experience.
  • Receptive to feedback.
  • Ready to embrace change.
  • Willingness to share good practice.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Energetic and optimistic.
  • Ability to mentor Middle Leaders.
  • Be collaborative.


Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform that harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development at the cutting edge of educational thinking. Our collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 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 worlds' most vibrant cities.

Selection Process

Applications are via Jobtrain. The closing date for applications is November 24th, 2017. Interviews will be conducted by Skype and follow-up face-to-face interviews may take place. For more information you can contact the Head of Secondary at:

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 students 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 Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.

About the employer

Information about The British School of Guangzhou
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 1 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Nanhu Campus
983-3 Tonghe Road
+86 2087098248