Teacher of Geography, Shanghai, China

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Harrow International School, ShanghaiShanghai, China

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teacher of Geography

As an employee of Harrow International School, Shanghai the Head Master expects the highest possible standards exhibited within the profession. The following is a list of typical attributes which the School can reasonably expect any teacher to exhibit and develop.   

Employee Profile  

All teachers are expected to have...

1. Qualifications appropriate to the post. 

2. Experience of exemplary classroom practice within the phase(s) to which they are appointed. 

3. Understanding of the British independent and boarding school ethos. 

4. Familiarity with the relevant taught curriculum. 

5. A strong commitment to extra-curricular activities. 

6. Excellent inter-personal skills. 

7. Strong administrative, organisational and IT skills. 

8. The ability to role-model our Leadership for a better world attributes. 

9. A willingness to engage in School life beyond the regular day.   

Duties and responsibilities 

The generic duties of a specialist teacher include: 

1. Responsibility for delivering the curriculum

 2. Assessment, recording and reporting 

3. Pastoral care 

4. Professional Development   

Specific Duties 

The teacher will be mainly employed in the subject delivery of geography and humanities as reasonably directed within the Prep and Senior phases of the school. The teacher will be expected to carry out more specific duties within his/her immediate ‘department’ as reasonably directed by the Head of Department. Such expectations should be clearly communicated ideally via a Departmental handbook and/or minuted meetings.    

Line Manager (assigned at start of academic year) Your immediate line manager for purposes of appraisal and delegation of other duties is: The Director of Studies

Job location

More about Harrow International School, Shanghai
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Address: 588 Gaoxi Road, Pudong, Shanghai, 200137, China
Telephone: +86 21 6881 8282
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Harrow International School Shanghai is a co-educational day and boarding school for students aged 2 to 18.  The teaching is based upon the English National Curriculum, culminating in IGCSEs for Years 10 and 11, and A levels at Sixth Form (Years...