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Teacher of EAL (Secondary School)

Malvern College ChengduChengdu, Sichuan Province, China

Malvern College Chengdu is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Teacher of EAL (Secondary School).  The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of the College’s vision and values. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated English curriculum for students 
  • Teach the subject throughout Malvern College Chengdu (Years 7 – 13), KS3, KS4, KS5.
  • Facilitate and encourage a learning experience, which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential
  • Contribute to raising standards of student attainment
  • Share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth
  • Provide students with high quality teaching of EAL/English curriculum throughout the school
  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to  students’  needs  in  order  to  inspire,  motivate  and  challenge students
  • Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for students of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment
  • Support the Head of EAL/English to develop and refine the EAL/English curriculum to ensure that the curriculum area provides a range of teaching which complements the school’s strategic objectives, is relevant to the needs of students and examining and awarding bodies
  • Support the Head of EAL/English with the assessment of students’ standards
  • Deliver some humanities courses when necessary
  • Play a part in the broader school life through different extra-curricular activities and events; participate in the running of a successful international boarding school.

Key Requirements

  • Educated to degree level and hold qualified teacher status
  • Experience of successful teaching of IELTS and TOEFL
  • Experience of working in a teaching position in this subject area for at least two years
  • Experience in and a willingness to teach humanities courses is preferred
  • Previous experience of teaching in Asia
  • Knowledge of the particular difficulties faced by EAL students
  • Experience of using ICT to enhance and support teaching and learning
  • Experience of curricular innovation and development
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Operate as an effective team member
  • Clear and confident communication skills, able to liaise at all levels and with all members of the school community
  • The ability to work in settings of a newly opened school
  • The ability to adjust to a new cultural environment
  • The ability to work with international staff and be passionate and ambitious about the success of Malvern College Chengdu
  • Be resilient and able to work well under pressure and manage time effectively
  • Effective and influential communication skills, especially with those from other cultural and linguistic backgrounds
  • High cultural intellect:  sensitivity to cultural differences
  • The ability to establish good working relationships with a wide range of people including students, parents, and colleagues
  • Organised and committed to the job role
  • Confidence, drive and creativity
  • Flexibility and adaptability

All applications should be submitted online via the TES online application. You are required to complete your online profile and supporting statement and upload your CV.  You are also required to provide details of three referees.  

Contract Type: Full time, Two Years

Start date:          August 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview via Skype.  Candidates may be contacted at any stage after submitting their applications.

Malvern College Chengdu is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant background checks.

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