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Director of Performing Arts(ID: 551)

Dulwich College BeijingBeijingBeijing

About Role

The Director of PA will be a teacher of music on a reduced schedule

Lead and manage all performing arts events

The quality and currency of curriculum provision

Decision relating to developments needed, together with the implications for staffing and resources

Priorities and goals within the subject improvement plan, which must complement the College Development Plan

Monitoring the quality of learning and teaching within the subject area

Communication within the subject area

The leadership and development of staff, and assistants and technicians supporting the subject area

Assuring vertical planning takes place across the College.


Our School

DCB has forged an excellent global reputation for being a warm and welcoming community, and a rewarding place to work. DCB students possess a thirst for learning and are highly motivated  every day. We wish to  attract inspirational, talented teachers who love teaching and want to make a difference with our students. Dulwich College Beijing is an exciting place to teach and learn. Winner of several international awards in the last few years, including the International School Award for Creativity in Learning in 2019, the College is dynamic, collaborative and has the highest goals and expectations for its staff and students. The environment is one of trust and respect, with ideas bubbling from all quarters.

DCB is located  in Shunyi, around forty-five minutes from the heart of Beijing. The capital is a truly exhilarating place, with its cultural sites, ancient heritage and all the amenities associated with a large and vibrant city. From fascinating Hutongs to the many green spaces around the city, there is something for everyone. Beijing will be the host of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, with the alpine area only one hour by train from the city centre. 


Our Teaching Profile

TEACH WORLDWISE

 

Dulwich College International is One Family of Schools focused on every student achieving his or her very best in school and life beyond, which is why all our students Graduate Worldwise, ensuring they are confidently prepare for the uncertainties of the future. To guarantee this experience for all our students, we look to recruit the very best practitioners in international education so that, with us, they continue to develop as Worldwise Teachers.  Our teaching and learning is grounded in the Dulwich Learning Principles

 

Our Vision of Teachers

 

Our Worldwise Teachers:

Display self-control and flexibility and nurture these skills in learners

Promote a love of learning and student wellbeing

Show professional initiative and perseverance

Get on with others  and have highly developed communication skills

Are committed to internationalism and equity

Are committed to sustainability and global citizenship

Promote academic rigour and holistic learning

 

A Worldwise Teacher values:

Evidence-based pedagogy and personalised student learning

A compassionate approach to complex problem-solving

High levels of student motivation and engagement

Professional collaboration and collective efficacy

 

A Worldwise Teachers practice:

Lifelong learning and reflective practice

Reveals the complex and inter-disciplinary nature of learning content

Nurtures supportive and dynamic learning environments

Maximises every student's opportunity to learn

Activates hard thinking processes and skills


Post-holder Qualifications, Experience

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

Passionate about working with children and an ability to engage them in the process of learning

Ability to listen to others (children, parents and colleagues) always showing respect for their ideas

An understanding and excitement about working with people from all around the world

Patience and flexibility in the workplace, always showing willing to try new things

Ability to proactively solve issues that arise

Ability to communicate effectively and positively with everyone in the school community

Qualified teacher status

Evidence of continuing professional development

Excellent leadership skills

The capacity to lead the Performing Arts Faculty

Excellent teaching skills

Excellent interpersonal and administrative skills

Some experience of teaching English National Curriculum, (I)GCSE and IBDP courses

Some knowledge of relevant IB curriculum and assessment matters

Has previous experience teaching in an international school environment

 

 


 


How to Apply

DCBJ is a well-resourced school with highly motivated and academically successful students. 

Successful applicants will be enthusiastic about the ethos and values of Dulwich International. 

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to the chosen candidate.

To apply for this position you will need to include: an application letter your CV details of three referees from your current and previous employer

Applications should be submitted through our on-line application system at: https://www.dulwich.org/careers.

For further information please see our website at https://beijing.dulwich.org

Interviews will take place as soon as applications are received, therefore early application is encouraged. 


Safeguarding Statement

Dulwich College International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices, which are aligned to 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.

All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, successful references, as well as due visa and work permit process as required by Chinese law.


Competencies

Core Competencies

Leadership Competencies

Passion

Vision

Collaboration

Execution Excellence

Strategic Thinking

Goal setting and achieve objectives

Inspire and Grow People (Within team)

Bring People Together (Cross team)





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