Early Years Class Teacher, China

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Dulwich College BeijingChina

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Start date: August 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are currently seeking an Early Years Class Teacher. Early Years in Dulwich College Beijing prides itself on its child-centered, holistic approach for all children from our 18 month Toddlers to Year Two children. We are able to do this successfully by offering small class sizes of 21 children or less, a very high teacher to pupil ratio, with very generous support for a range of abilities. Teaching Assistants are of a very high standard and are all bilingual. Children here have a thirst for learning and behaviour is exemplary. Parents at our school are very supportive and respect and value teachers highly. Teachers have a very generous amount of planning and preparation time. Professional development is heavily invested in and as part of a large school and group of schools we are able to offer unique opportunities for career development. Some appointments may carry a stipend for a responsibility post. We are looking for teachers who share in the belief that if children enjoy and have autonomy over their learning, they will become enthusiastic learners for life. You will be committed to ensuring that we celebrate each child as an individual who is capable of achieving their full potential and is confidently able meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Teaching Environment

The Early Years environment reflects both the quality of the teaching and the excellent resources we have available. All classes have interactive whiteboards, I-pads and laptops with Mac books for teachers. Our assessment tools include See-Saw for KS1 and Tapestry for the Foundation Stage. Our classrooms are exciting and creative centres of excellence with a strong focus on an enabling environment. When you visit our Early Years campuses at DCB you will see children highly engaged and learning actively through problem solving and creative thinking. Our curriculum is enhanced by using resources like Numicon for Maths and we offer specialist teaching in P.E., Chinese, Art and Music.

Application Procedure

Applications are invited from well-qualified graduates to teach in Dulwich College Beijing.

DCB operates its own salary scale and the school provides and pays for modern and comfortable accommodation within easy reach of the school. Most teachers find that the very generous package enables them to make significant savings whilst enjoying a very high quality of life in a vibrant, safe and culturally rich capital city. As well as a very competitive salary the school offers two flights per year to your home destination, full medical cover, free school places for two dependent children and a contribution to some of your living expenses, for example your restaurant and laundry bills.

Applicants should ensure that they are aligned to our Philosophy and Objectives, and to our College Values, which can be found, along with other information about the College, on our website: http://beijing.dulwich.org. To apply for this position go to https://beijing.dulwich.org/careers.

The deadline for application is 20th April 2018.

Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Three Year Contract (Two year contract on request)

Dulwich College Beijing, established in 2005, is a dynamic, high-performing, co-educational independent school catering for 1460 expatriate children aged 1–18 from forty-five different countries across six continents. The College comprises three schools, each with its own Head teacher for Early Years, Junior School and Senior School. We offer EYFS in the Foundation Stage, an enhanced English National Curriculum in Key Stages 1, 2 and 3, International GCSEs in KS4 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in KS5. We are situated in the capital city of the second largest and fastest growing economy in the world, 45 minutes from both the Great Wall and Tiananmen Square. We were awarded British International School of the Year in 2011 and in March 2014 were inspected by the British-based Independent Schools Inspectorate, ISI, who reported that, ‘The quality of the pupils’ achievements is excellent, reflecting the successful fulfilment of the school’s aims. The school develops confidence in its pupils, enabling them to apply their skills and talents across the curriculum. Pupils are supported by excellent teaching and their attitudes to learning are exemplary.’ Last year the College won a British International School Award for Teaching Initiative. This year the College has been shortlisted for a British International School Award for Outstanding Initiative Leading to Creativity in Learning and also a TES Award for Strategic Educational Initiative. We have sister schools in Myanmar, Seoul, Shanghai, Suzhou and Singapore, all of which draw on the educational vision and values of Dulwich College London.

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, and successful references.

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More about Dulwich College Beijing
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: Beijing Riviera Campus, 1 Xiang Jiang Bei Lu, Jing Shun Lu, Chao Yang District, Beijing, 100103, China
Telephone: +86 10 8450 7676