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Drama Teacher, Fuzhou, China

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Rong Qiao Sedbergh SchoolFuzhou, China

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Fixed Term

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Start date: August 2021

Rong Qiao Sedbergh School (RQSS) is a new bilingual international boarding school which opened in September 2018. We have a very close working relationship with Sedbergh School UK and aim to deliver an exceptional learning environment, providing exciting and holistic education for both Chinese and foreign students. The school currently comprises 10% international and 90% Chinese students, with a projected final capacity of 2,700. At RQSS we share the core values of Sedbergh School, UK, building on their excellent reputation and almost 500 years of history. The school is in a phenomenally busy phase of growth and there are a number of exciting challenges ahead of us. Resilience, positivity and a willingness to get involved are important. As a boarding school, there is an expectation that the successful candidate will participate in the school’s pastoral and extra-curricular activity programmes.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic, reflective and resilient teacher with the ability to work in a team of committed professionals. Students in RQSS range from age 3 to 18. Experience working with ESL students would be an advantage.

Opportunities to take a residential role as a tutor, house mistress or house master are available with a reduced teaching commitment.

Main Responsibilities

· Planning and preparing courses and lessons, teaching students, according to their educational needs;

· Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of students;

· Preparing students for examinations and for their next level of study;

· Promoting the general progress and well-being of individual students;

· Identifying and researching resources and equipment required for teaching;

· To participate in the delivery of boarding provision;

· Offer extra-curricular activities to support the ethos and enrichment of the school’s provision.

Specific Requirements

· Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject;

· A recognised teaching qualification for the required age range (e.g. B.Ed., PGCE)

· Minimum two years drama teaching experience in a school setting;

· Previous experience of teaching ESL students is an advantage;

· Sensitivity to the cultural differences found in China and the willingness to develop and maintain a cross cultural approach to work.

Fuzhou is a beautiful city and the school site is in an exciting area of coastal development just 15 minutes from the Fuzhou Changle International Airport. The benefits package includes a competitive salary, medical cover, flight allowance, relocation allowance, accommodation, visa costs and all meals on site.

Deadline for applications Wednesday 9th December 2020.

Candidates are encouraged to apply ahead of the application deadline. Longlisted candidates will be selected on receipt of CVs and contacted for an automated video screening shortlisting interview via Sonru. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a live interview either face to face or online.

Rong Qiao Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding and child welfare. Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and appropriate pre-employment checks.


More about Rong Qiao Sedbergh School

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: All-through with sixth form

Funding status: Independent

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 3 - 18 years

Address: Jinbin Road, Bin Hai Xin Cheng, Changle District, Fuzhou, Fujian, 350209, China

Telephone: +86 882 620 66


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Rong Qiao Sedbergh School (RQSS) is a new bilingual international school which opened in September 2018. We have a very close working relationship with Sedbergh School UK and aim to deliver an exceptional learning environment, providing exciting and ...