HS Physics Teacher
About The SchoolA non-for-profit independent high school in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province. Learn more about this school
The teacher is responsible for the delivery of the designated curricula for Stage II (Year 12) as per the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). The successful applicant will have sound knowledge of senior schooling and the appropriate pedagogies.
The physics and science courses, as set by the SACE Board of South Australia, are unique amongst its Australian peers due to its strong academic focus. Our students, a very committed and hard‐working group of young people, benefit greatly from this focus when they go on to study at universities abroad.
Important features and/or requirements of the job:
Teach a weekly timetable of lessons as scheduled by the Head of Department or Whole School Director
Be familiar with all the professional requirements that come with being a classroom teacher in accordance to the school’s Teaching and Learning Policy
Track and monitor the academic progress of the students in your class by conducting the required assessments as mapped out in the SOW
Complete termly student reports and attend parents conferences as scheduled in the annual school’s calendar
Be involved in the staff rota of boarding house supervision on a weekly basis as directed by the Deputy Head Pastoral.
Be involved in the ECA programme by offering to run or assist in running an activity for the students on a weekly basis
Take part in the annual expeditions programme, which will consist of residential trips of up to a week, either domestically in China or further afield in neighbouring countries
Attendance at extra-curricular events, parent information evenings, community events etc as requested by the Heads of Schools and/or Head of Department
Represent the school at official functions as and when requested by the Head of Department.
Teaching load as required and specified by Head of Department.
Lead by example in all professional matters ensuring that all teachers and
students observe matters such as dress, punctuality and mutual support.
Contribute to the development of the overall WASNJ vision and ensure that students, staff and parents all understand and subscribe to that vision.
WASNJ is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and those connected to the school to
share this commitment.
‐ Qualified Senior Secondary teacher eligible for registration in your home country
‐ Good English command and communication skills
‐ A minimum of 2 years relevant experience in a similar position
‐ Excellent teaching skills
‐ Proven ability in establishing a positive rapport with students and
‐ The ability to work as a team member
‐ A return economy airfare from your home country ‐ Furnished 1‐2 bedroom apartment, plus utilities
‐ Paid summer holiday (7 to 8 weeks long)
‐ Paid winter holiday (3 weeks long)
‐ Medical and accident insurance coverage ‐ 7 days paid sick leave