About the role
The British School of Nanjing is looking to appoint an exceptional teacher to join our talented team. Reporting to the Head of Senior, you will be part of a highly dedicated team of teaching professionals. We’re looking for the right blend of energy, enthusiasm and experience, and a passion for teaching and learning that embraces change and innovation as well as ensuring consistency and continuity. 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.
Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will bring a degree, a recognised teaching qualification and 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 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. Teachers will be expected to: Relentlessly pursue outstanding performance for all students, both personally, socially and academically. Ensure the classroom is a well-organised, efficient and effective hive of purposeful activity from the start to the end of each school day. Participate in a culture of professional learning. Engage in active communication with parents and other important stakeholders. Promote our Mission through the opportunities we offer, the impact we make, the leadership we demonstrate and the respect everyone deserves. Understand how to blend the best of premium British education with contemporary international thinking to create a distinctive positioning for the school. Be accountable and a positive advocate for all management decisions. Respect, appreciate and understand a variety of cultures and societies. Be committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for every student in your care. Be prepared to take on a possible area of responsibility to support the development of the school.
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 The British School of Nanjing
The British School of Nanjing (BSN) offers a modern and vibrant education to boys and girls aged 2-18. The school serves expatriate families looking to provide their children with a private education of the highest standard. We nurture high aspirations for each and every one of our students. Many achieve great academic results and aim for places at the best universities around the world, while others discover a passion or special talent. Our day-to-day focus is on helping pupils to thrive in their own unique way. We offer a rich and varied curriculum that allows pupils to explore the breadth and depth of their abilities. Work is underpinned by a highly dedicated teaching body. Small class sizes and low student to teacher ratio mean that pupils can receive the support they require to make good progress both academically and in their personal development. BSN has preserved a strong sense of community since its foundation and every member of the school, young or old, has many opportunities to contribute to the welfare of the school community. We are proud of the roles our families play in our school and in turn the role we play in their lives during their time at in Nanjing. Our Schools Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 56 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their 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, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London.
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 that includes flight allowances, accommodation, international health insurance and tuition-free places for dependents, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in a city that is a vibrant, undiscovered gem in China. 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 culture which is fair and consultative Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career Selection Process The closing date for application is 29th February 2020.
Following initial interviews, you may be invited to London to take part in a face to face interview in late January.
Start Date: August 1st 2020
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 . 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.