International Teacher - Secondary English, 339 Guiyue Road, Longhua District Shenzhen, 518110

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Nord Anglia School, Shenzhen339 Guiyue Road, Longhua District Shenzhen, 518110

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Start date: Aug. 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term

ABOUT NORD ANGLIA SCHOOL SHENZHEN, CHINA (NAS Shenzhen)

Opening in September 2019, NAS Shenzhen bilingual school will provide a state of the art, world-class teaching and learning environment with a total student capacity of 1,200. Providing a unique blended learning experience, NAS Shenzhen will offer students the best of eastern and western education resources and philosophies for students aged 6 - 18. The bilingual programme will be based on the Chinese K-12 curriculum blended with globally respected international teaching pedagogy and education resources. Students will experience a solid foundation of Chinese culture, whilst equipping them with the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful in an increasingly globalised world. 

As part of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools, it shares resources and knowledge with 56 other schools around the world. The Global Campus will connect NAS Shenzhen students with other Nord Anglia Education schools based in 27 different countries worldwide. Students will be able to extend their international experience through opportunities to learn abroad, to connect with more than 53,000 students through the innovative online platform and to take advantage of exciting experiences and expeditions. 

Through our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT and UNICEF, we embrace innovation to ensure students and teachers have the skills and knowledge they will need to succeed in the future. 

For more information, please visit www.nasshenzhen.cn and www.nordangliaeducation.com


ABOUT THE CITY OF SHENZHEN

Shenzhen (Mandarin pronunciation: [ʂə́n.ʈʂə̂n]) is a major city in the Chinese province of Guangdong; it forms part of the Pearl River Delta megalopolis, bordering Hong Kong to the south, Huizhou to the northeast, and Dongguan to the northwest.

Shenzhen's cityscape results from its vibrant economy - made possible by rapid foreign investment following the institution of the policy of "reform and opening-up" in 1979. The city is a leading global technology hub, dubbed by media as the next Silicon Valley and China's Silicon Valley. It was one of the fastest-growing cities in the world in the 1990s and the 2000s, and has been ranked second on the list "top 10 cities to visit in 2019" by Lonely Planet.

You may get more information about Shenzhen city by clicking the link below :

http://english.sz.gov.cn/aboutsz/


ABOUT THE ROLE

We’ll look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s curriculum and creating a learning culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved. You will foster an environment of respect within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion.


JOB DUTIES

  • To motivate confidence of students and build up trust among colleagues
  • To work closely with colleagues during teaching activities and adapt flexibly into multi-language environment
  • To demonstrate team spirit through teaching activities and constantly motivate passion for learning among students
  • To demonstrate fair analytical skills and explore new teaching methods for expanded learning experiences
  • Continued self-learning for professional and teaching skill enhancement
  • To promote and advocate school’s values within local and international community


REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree or above
  • Qualified teacher with relevant international certificates and credentials
  • Above 3 years of teaching experience for relevant subjects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 


ABOUT YOU

Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international, multilingual environment, you will bring a degree, a recognized teaching qualification and applicable teaching experience. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative practice to raise achievement.

Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school.  You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students.

You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions of living and working in China.


BENEFITS

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of approximately 9,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more. 

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking. Our collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities. 

As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
  • A culture which is fair and consultative  
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career


SELECTION PROCESS

The closing date for application is 31 January 2020.  Interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone by the end of February. 


EMPLOYMENT START DATE: 1 August 2020

At NAS, 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 students 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.


HOW TO APPLY

Application must be made on-line, attaching your current resume, cover letter and details of two professional referees.

Please apply for the position via https://www.nordangliaeducation.jobs




More about Nord Anglia School, Shenzhen
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 18 years
Address: 339 Guiyue Road, Guanlan Street, Longhua District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. View in Google Maps