Are you an inspirational teacher looking to join a well-established, supportive team in a successful and expanding school? The British International School Shanghai, Puxi Campus is looking for Head of English to lead our Secondary team. We welcome applications from outstanding, self-motivated and reflective professionals. We're looking for the right blend of energy and experience, and a passion for teaching that embraces change and innovation.
As a qualified teacher you will be a fluent English speaker, familiar with the UK curriculum and confident working with students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds. You’ll be capable of inspiring students to love both English language and literature, inculcating habits of reading and of creativity in students aged from 11 to 18. You will be comfortable teaching students of all abilities across the complete Secondary age range. You will be responsible for all aspects of English teaching and learning, managing and leading a team of colleagues as well as encouraging a culture of inspiration, enjoyment and success. You will be an excellent communicator and confident with technology: someone who gets on well with colleagues, students and parents. Amongst other things, you’ll be well organised, have a good sense of humour and will want to participate fully in the extra-curricular aspects of school life as well as the classroom.
In addition to being highly successful in its own right, the British International School Shanghai, Puxi is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of Premium International Schools. This means you’ll be joining an international team in which thoughts and ideas are shared around the globe as we strive to make our schools the very best in the world. You will have the security and opportunities that come from being part of a high quality global organisation dedicated to education and professional development.
In return for your passion to deliver the highest quality education you will enjoy a more than competitive salary, accommodation provided by us, an annual flight allowance, health insurance and places in the school for your children. You’ll have the opportunity to live in and work in one of Asia’s largest, most spectacular and most vibrant cities.
Here at the British International School Shanghai Puxi, we are a close knit team who are proud of our school and community. We educate around 1500 young people of more than 50 nationalities, preparing them for futures as global citizens in the years ahead. If you’d like to be a part of our on-going success, please get in touch: we’d love to hear from you.
Find out more about us at www.bisspuxi.com
HOW TO APPLY
Applications should be made online and should contain a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees - one of which is your current Headteacher/Principal. Any offer of appointment will be subject to a successful medical as well as clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as CRB).
The closing date for applications is Thursday 15th December 2016. Successful short listed candidates will be contacted straight away with initial discussions conducted remotely by telephone or Skype.
Start date: August 2017