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Design and Technology Teacher(Sixth Form, Grades 10-12)

Huili School HangzhouWellington College China

OBJECTIVES:

Wellington College Hangzhou is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic A Level and IGCSE Design and Technology teacher. The teacher will work collaboratively with an international team to provide education to the Senior School pupils based on the Wellington College philosophy and ethos. The Design and Technology teacher must support each individual pupil’s growth and development, encouraging them as Wellingtonians to be inspired, intellectual, independent, individual and inclusive. The teachers must demonstrate an understanding of the wider curriculum and administration needs of the school, and achieve high standards by responding professionally, sensitively and caringly to the needs of the pupils.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. The successful candidate will play a key role in the development of the Design and Technology Curriculum at Wellington College in Hangzhou. The College is looking for a candidate who would relish the challenge of establishing the subject in a new school. 

2. The Design and Technology teacher will have the responsibility for the planning and teaching of the subject to the designated class, the content of each lesson being determined by the Sixth Form curriculum and by the Head of Sixth Form. The teacher will ensure that the subject is delivered in a way that provides coverage, progression and continuity. The teacher will also be required to carry out other such duties as the Head of Sixth Form may reasonably direct from time to time. He/she is expected to display the highest standards of professionalism in his/her teaching and in his/her relationships with colleagues and parents.

3. The teacher must ensure that an excellent learning environment is provided for the learning of Design and Technology, and that the pupils develop a positive attitude to the subject within the College. The teacher must present lessons in a structured and co-ordinated manner with due regard to the ability of the pupils and the curriculum targets of the particular year group.

Teaching and Learning

1. Contribute to the holistic well-being of all pupils and specifically to those assigned to your individual care.

2. Make all students aware of the Wellington College Mission Statement, values and Identity base, and display them in an innovative and informative fashion in the classroom and adjacent corridors.

3. Undertake class management as a class teacher.

4. Complete teaching plans on time and to a high standard.

5. Teach Design and Technology lessons independently.

6. Participate in curriculum meetings and year level meetings with international and Design and Technology teachers. Contribute ideas during discussions. 

7. Regularly assess the students’ work by means of formative and formal termly/half-termly assessments, as directed by the Head of Sixth Form. Communicate with the Head of Sixth Form regarding any student whose progress or behaviour gives cause for concern.

8. Monitor and evaluate constantly the effectiveness of your own teaching, maintaining good standards of practice and ensuring progression. Work collaboratively and effectively with all colleagues.

9. Participate fully in the Staff Appraisal system, with classroom observation of colleagues and a willingness to be personally observed within the classroom. Submit books, records or planning as required for monitoring by colleagues or the Head of Sixth Form.

10. Be involved in developing, implementing and monitoring all College policies regarding Design and Technology, and to assist in the necessary documentation pertaining to the subject, where required by the Head of Sixth Form.

11. Assist with the resourcing of Design and Technology as a subject for the Sixth Form, and work with the Head of Sixth Form in drawing up the annual order. 


BASIC QUALIFICATION:

Education: Bachelor’s degree, teaching certificate

Major: Design and Technology

Teacher Qualification: Must have Teacher License

Language: Fluent English 

Experience: A minimum of 2 years working experience in teaching IGCSE, A Level Design and Technology 

 

Please attach your CV, Teacher License together with a cover letter here. 


SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT:

Wellington College Hangzhou is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service, or local national equivalent.

 

Further details of the above position are available in the file of Job Description below. 

For more information about Wellington College Hangzhou, please click ‘Learn More about this school’ in the bottom. 

Should you have any further questions, please email us at jobs.hangzhou@wellingtoncollege.cn. 


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