English Support Teacher 2020-2021, Hangzhou, China

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Huili School HangzhouHangzhou, China

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Start date: 1 August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teaching Opportunities with Wellington College in China

Wellington College China has schools in Hangzhou, Shanghai and Tianjin. Our schools, for pupils aged 2 to 18, are expanding rapidly, so we are looking for talented teachers in most subjects. We offer attractive packages and prioritise teachers’ professional and career development. The Wellington schools in China all have world-class facilities and resources.

We are now recruiting teachers to start for the school year 2020-2021.

If you would like to find out more about teaching in China and the exciting professional opportunities available in Wellington schools, join us at one of our events in October 2019.

Date Time Location   


Friday 11 October Evening London 

Saturday 12 October Day London

Sunday 13 October Day Wellington College, Berkshire

Tuesday 15 October Evening Manchester

Wednesday 16 October Evening Manchester

Friday 18 October Evening London

Saturday 19 October Day London


Wednesday 20 November Evening Dubai

Thursday 21 November Evening Dubai 


Wednesday 8 January   Evening Melbourne 

Saturday 14 March Day Melbourne 

Sunday 15 March Day Sydney

To book a place at our events, please click HERE  to register .

Should you have any questions, please email recruiting@wellingtoncollege.cn

English Support Teacher

Huili School Hangzhou (Hangzhou)


The teacher works collaboratively with the English teachers and other colleagues to provide education to pupils based on the Wellington College philosophy and ethos. The teacher must support each individual pupil’s growth and development, encouraging them as Wellingtonians to be inspired, intellectual, independent, individual and inclusive. The teacher 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.


The College is looking for a candidate who would relish the challenge of establishing the subject in a new school.  

The teacher will:

1. implement agreed school policies and guidelines;

2. support initiatives decided by the Principal  and staff;

3. plan appropriately to meet the needs of all pupils, through differentiation of tasks;

4. be able to set clear targets, based on prior attainment, for pupils’ learning;

5. provide a stimulating classroom environment, where resources can be accessed appropriately by all pupils;

6. keep appropriate and efficient records, integrating formative and summative assessment into weekly and termly planning;

7. report to parents on the development, progress and attainment of pupils;

8. maintain good order and discipline amongst pupils, in accordance with the school's behaviour policy;

9. participate in meetings which relate to the school's management, curriculum, administration or organisation;

10. communicate and co-operate with specialists from outside agencies;

11. lead, organise and direct support staff within the classroom;

12. undertake all reasonable duties when requested by the Senior Leadership Team:

13. be responsible for progress & attainment of all children within their class or teaching group.

Home-School communication

1. Make parents feel welcome and build good relationship with parents.

2. Introduce information regarding to EAL and English curriculum.

3. Collect information of pupils’ interests and growth from parents.

4. Stimulate pupils’ study by making use of parents’ strengths.

5. Provide consultations and support to parents’ enquiries.

6. Communicate with parents on a regular basis, as directed by Head of Primary and Head of Junior High. 

7. Attend Parents’ Meetings as required and provide accurate, honest information regarding the progress of individuals in English learning. 

8. Report to the parents in the form of regular written reports, and when additionally required by the Head of Primary or Head of Junior High.  

 Professional Integrity

1. Be positive and build good relationship with colleagues.

2. Complete tasks on time.

3. Provide cover for absent colleagues as and when deemed necessary by the Head of Primary and the Head of Junior High.

4. Play a full role in the weekly extra-curricular activities programme. The programme will take place outside of the prescribed teaching hours, as directed by the School Heads.

5. Make a significant contribution to College assemblies, and newsletters, and by so doing highlight the work carried out by students in the subject. 

6. Promote an ethos of equality and equal opportunities for all pupils within the setting.

7. Protect privacy of pupils, pupils’ families and colleagues.

8. Maintain the highest standards of care, child protection and safeguarding at all times

9. Emphasize the importance of safety and of safe methods of working in the classroom, and indeed in all areas of the College and the curriculum. Communicate to the students that they must take a responsible attitude to equipment and materials, with which they have been provided, and that they will be punished and possibly charged for damage inflicted upon College property.

10. Carry out duties in the College as required and timetabled by the Head of Primary and Head of Junior High. This will include playtime supervision, lunchtime supervision and after-school supervision. 

11. Maintain, with the rest of the teaching staff, high standards of conduct both in and out of the classroom. Act always in a way that conforms to the College ethos and values, and is in the best interests of the students. 

12. Set high expectations and standards for the achievement of pupils and your personal performance.

13. Contribute as fully as possible to the annual calendar of College events, in whatever way possible.  

Professional Development

1. Be familiar with the recent development of EAL teaching theory and practice. 

2. Improve yourself through continuous study and be willing to try new ideas. 

3. Be willing to accept others’ good ideas and share your opinions. 

4. Frequently reflect on your work and share your experience with other colleagues. 

5. Support the College Development Plan generally and in so far as it relates to EAL.  

6. Attend staff meetings and briefings as and when required by the Head of Primary and the Head of Junior High. 

Please email us your CV and cover letter with a photo to jobs.hangzhou@wellingtoncollege.cn indicating the position you are applying for in the subject header. 

To find out more go to https://www.wellingtoncollege.cn/careers/

More about Huili School Hangzhou
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Jingchao Road, Xiaoshan, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 311231, China. View in Google Maps
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