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Employer The British School of Beijing, Shunyi
Location China
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
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Closing date Applications are closed

The British School of Beijing Shunyi (BSB), a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools, is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Head of Mathematics to join us from August 2017. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach throughout the secondary school, including to iGCSE and International Baccalaureate level, and will lead a team of dedicated mathematicians who already achieve excellent results, but believe they can be truly outstanding.

The British School of Beijing, Shunyi

BSB is at an exciting stage of its development, having grown very significantly in the past decade and now numbering approximately 1,000 students aged 1-18. We have outstanding students from approximately 60 nationalities, who thrive academically and who are committed to achieving their best, and who grow with us as true global citizens through our culture of respect, opportunity and personal development. We also have highly supportive parents who engage fully in the life of the school and their children’s education.

The school is housed in a purpose-built campus with outstanding facilities in the safe and family-friendly suburb of Shunyi, which is only 20 km from the city centre of Beijing, which is without doubt one of the most exciting and culturally rich world capitals in which to live .

To learn more about our school, and the post, please click on the attachments/here, and visit http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/beijing/shunyi

Nord Anglia Education

With 43 schools across China, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North America, the success of Nord Anglia Education is built on an international, networked team where ideas, learning and best practice are shared around the globe as we strive to maintain our position as the world’s leading premium schools organisation. As a result, we offer our teachers a true learning community which is committed to the development of every member of that community, excellent personal and professional development, including through Nord Anglia University, and career opportunities within the school and within our family of schools.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of 43 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have a wide range of resources and support to enhance our students’ success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.

The Role

In addition to being a qualified teacher with up-to-date relevant curriculum knowledge, the successful candidate will:

  • Be passionate about young people and education and be able to engage a motivate students, based on high expectations;
  • Hold a degree and Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent;
  • Show commitment to the principle that all children can achieve beyond what they previously thought possible;
  • Skilfully use planning and assessment to match learning to individual learner need;
  • Engage in the whole school, through form tutoring, extra-curricular activity and learning outside the classroom, as well as within;
  • Seek to consistently improve his/her own practice through Continuous Professional Development;
  • Promote the wider aspirations and values of the school;
  • Have at least five years’ experience (two for teachers of any language) in teaching (essential for visa regulation although please do ask if unsure);

Benefits

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive package, including competitive salary, accommodation/housing allowance, annual flight allowance, worldwide private health insurance, end-of-contract gratuity bonus and free places in the school for children.

You will also benefit from the career and development opportunities that come with being part of the world’s leading premium schools organisation.

As part of our leadership structure, the post also attracts Teaching and Learning Responsibility points.

Above all, we believe that every student can achieve amazingly if they pursue their dreams and aspirations, be that academically or in the other fields in which we excel, such as sport, the performing and creative arts, leadership or commitment to the community. If you would like to be part of that success, we look forward to receiving your application.

Selection process

Application should be made by Friday 9 December 2016. Long-listed candidates will be contacted as soon as possible, with initial interviews taking place, conducted remotely by telephone, Skype or Facetime.  Final interviews will take place at the Nord Anglia Education Recruitment Event in central London in the week commencing 16 January 2017 (alternative arrangements will be made for candidates who cannot attend in person).  The school reserves the right to appoint earlier if an exceptional candidate applies for any of the posts.

Start date: August 2017

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.

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About the employer

Information about The British School of Beijing, Shunyi
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 1 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Shunyi Campus
South Side
No 9 An Hua Street
Shunyi District
Beijing 101318
People's Republic of China
+86 10 8047 3558