Dulwich College, Suzhou

Junior School Class Teacher

Negotiable Suzhou, Jiangsu, China 1 position available Starting date in 2023-08-01
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About The School

Dulwich group comprises ten schools in seven cities and four countries in Asia. Learn more about this school

Job Description


All teachers are subject to the conditions of employment set out in their Teaching Contract. This details the professional and particular duties required of teachers, together with benefits provided by the College.

The duties of a Junior School AEN Teacher at Dulwich College Suzhou are as follows:

Teaching

To ensure that students with identified AEN have the support they require both within the classroom and when withdrawn for additional support to make progress in learning and development.

Leadership

  • To act as a first response when a concern is raised about a child, making informal observations of the child to support identification about whether further support is required.

  • To arrange timetables for the AEN provision, enabling all needs to be met.

  • To provide training for teachers across all subject areas, supporting everyone’s development and understanding of how to support pupils with AEN.

  • To arrange assessments to support the identification of individual needs as required.

  • To organise the budget for AEN each year, ensuring that required resources are available as required within the school.

  • To participate in regular pupil progress meetings, using these a way of identifying further concerns with pupil learning.

  • To write and regularly review an action plan for AEN, ensuring that this fully links with and supports the school improvement plan in DUCKS.

  • To ensure that children on the AEN register have an IEP, targets on which are agreed with parents and teachers. These should be reviewed as regularly as possible (minimum twice per year).

    Collaboration

  • To meet with class teachers as required, to discuss pupils of concern and decide appropriate methods of support forwards.

  • To work alongside the DUCKS and JS school councillor, as well as the AEN Teacher in JS and SS, meeting regularly to discuss individual students and ensure that all needs are being met.

  • To meet regularly (every week) with the Heads of DUCKS to ensure that key messages and actions are shared regularly.

    Safeguarding

Ensure that safeguarding, health and safety, and all other College policies are known, understood and embedded into practice;



Requirements

Education

A degree and recognised teaching qualification, postgraduate Diploma/Higher degree in education is preferred

  • Evidence of relevant continual professional development

  • A minimum of 3 years classroom experience

Skills and Experience


  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the curriculum

  • Awareness of current pedagogy and curriculum development

  • An ability to promote each student’s learning through constant

    formative assessment within the classroom

  • Effective use of ICT in all aspects of learning and teaching

  • Understanding and commitment to safeguarding students

  • Involvement in co curricular programmes

  • Experience of working in an international school is preferred

  • Experience of teaching inquiry, and having a good understanding of what

    this means/ looks like in the classroom is preferred

Personal Quality

  • Passionate about working with children and an ability to engage them in the process of learning

  • Ability to listen to others (children, parents and colleagues) always showing respect for their ideas

  • An understanding and excitement about working with people from all around the world

  • Patience and flexibility in the work place, always showing willing to try new things

  • Ability to proactively solve issues that arise

  • Ability to communicate effectively and positively with everyone in the

    school community




Benefits


  • Competitive salary scales, depending on the experience and academic background 

  • Housing is on a scale from single to family :76k to 108k

  • Airfare is about 12k per adult, children percentage of that by age.

  • International insurance.

  • Up to 2 children's education 

  • Generous bonus 



Post date: 2022-09-06
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