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Head of Senior School Technology(ID: 1166)

Dulwich College BeijingBeijing

About Role

We are currently seeking an experienced Head of Technology (Senior School), to lead an innovative team of Technology teachers, who deliver our Design Technology (DT), STEM and Computer Science programmes in a creative and engaging manner. Students in years 7 and 8 follow a trimester rotation system of DT, STEM and Computer Science project-based learning courses that build foundational concepts, skills and knowledge. Year 9 students are offered a selection of two courses from four, that lead into our two option choices for Key Stage 4, which are our bespoke STEM course and IGCSE Computer Science.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of designing and implementing curriculum developments, especially in an inter-disciplinary context. Our bespoke STEM course requires a teacher leader with an engineering background and experience of collaborating with colleagues in Science, Mathematics and Business. At Key Stage 5, we offer both the IBDP Design Technology and Computer Science courses. You will be a highly effective and dynamic classroom teacher, with a genuine commitment to putting students first. Safeguarding of students and teachers is of primary importance in our SE21 Technology Centre. The centre is fully equipped with workshops, robotics equipment, 3D Printers and machines of all types. Part of your role therefore, will be to ensure that the schools Health & Safety policy is correctly adhered to, and ensure safe working practices in the use of equipment and materials. This is an outstanding opportunity to lead a resource rich, vibrant team with incredible students.


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 (International School)

 

TEACH WORLDWISE

Dulwich College International (DCI) is a family of leading international schools in Asia. Across our schools, we are focused on nurturing every student to have the skills and motivation to thrive in life and make a positive difference in the world – that is, to Graduate Worldwise. To this end, we look to recruit the very best practitioners in international education who are passionate about unlocking the potential of our students, and who will continue to grow with us as Worldwise Teachers.

 

Our Vision For Teachers

Worldwise Teachers:

•    Put students first in all they do

•    Display a positive attitude, adaptability and open-mindedness 

•    Show professional initiative and perseverance

•    Are truly collaborative and display highly developed communication skills

•    Are committed to internationalism and equity

•    Are committed to sustainability and global citizenship

Worldwise teachers believe in:

•    The right of every student to be safe, supported and nurtured

•    Evidence-based and innovative pedagogy

•    Personalised and differentiated student learning

•    Setting high expectations for every student

•    Empowering students to reach their own goals

•    High levels of student motivation and engagement

Worldwise teacher's practice:

•    Maximises every student’s opportunity learn

•    Promotes student agency, reflection and a love of learning

•    Delivers academic rigour and holistic learning

•    Reveals the complex and inter-disciplinary nature of learning content

•    Creates a supportive and dynamic learning environment

•    Develops students’ higher-order thinking


Post-holder Qualifications, Experience

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

At least two years post qualification experience 

Bachelor or above degree is required 

PGCE or QTS, Teaching License from non-UK countries are required 

 

 


 


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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