Performing Arts Teacher, China

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Nord Anglia School Beijing, FangshanChina

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

About Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with campuses located across 27 countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Together, our 56 schools educate more than 51,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary / high school. We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our schools, students, teachers, staff and communities, and we inspire every child who attends a Nord Anglia Education school to achieve more than they ever imagined possible.

About Nord Anglia School Beijing, Fang Shan (NAS Beijing)

Nord Anglia School Beijing, Fang Shan (NAS Beijing), offers students a creative, challenging and rewarding learning experience.

Opening in September 2019, NAS Beijing bilingual school will provide a state of the art, world-class teaching and learning environment with total student capacity of 1,728. Providing a unique blended learning experience, NAS Beijing 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. Located in the Fang Shan District of Beijing, the school has world class facilities that complement our innovative approach.

Our Strategic Alliance

We believe our Strategic Alliance with Nord Anglia Education gives us a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Nord Anglia Education has a wide range of resources and support to enhance our school’s success. Unique opportunities such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London benefit both our students and staff.

About the role

There are positions for dance, music and drama roles available within the Performing Arts Department. Ideally the ability to teach a combination of disciplines will be an advantage.

You will be an effective professional who will deliver the vision and ethos of the school which is centered on learning in a bilingual environment, through a blended curriculum, offering students an international mindset whilst still nurturing pride and respect for their own culture and traditions.  You will be passionate about teaching performing arts to students across both the Primary and Secondary stages of learning with a particular focus on either music or dance and have a desire to teach the Juilliard Creative Curriculum (JCC) that is offered in all Nord Anglia Education schools.

We will 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 students are confident to be socially, academically and personally ambitious.  You will foster an environment of respect within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion. NAS BEIJING provides a high quality and distinctive learning programme for our students, drawing on the best of education worldwide and maximizing the benefits of our Strategic Alliance with Nord Anglia Education.

As a qualified teacher, it will be an advantage if you are familiar with a wide range of curriculums including the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC). Broader knowledge of the IB philosophy as a whole would be desirable but not essential. Experience of teaching students within a bilingual setting will be an advantage but not a prerequisite, a desire to teach in a multicultural environment is a must.

About you

Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international, multicultural environment, you will bring a degree, a recognised teaching qualification and two years 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 more than 10,000 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, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, 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 Tuesday 22nd January 2019.

First stage interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone and final interviews will take place at Strategic Alliance Nord Anglia Education Recruitment Event in central London in the week commencing Monday 29 January 2019 (alternative arrangements will be made for candidates who cannot attend in person).

At NAS BEIJING 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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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: BeiliuZhuang, Qinglong Lake, Fangshan, Beijing, 102447, China
Telephone: +86 853 119 61
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