Harrow Innovation Leadership Academy Zhuhai

A Level/IGCSE English Teacher

¥30k/month before tax Zhuhai, Guangdong, China 1 position available Starting date in 2024-02-29

About The School

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Job Description

• Promote high standards in all aspects of school life, particularly in student progress
• Actively support the vision, ethos, culture and policies of the school
• Inspire and motivate students, teachers and other school employees
• Comply with the professional duties of the Harrow staff Code of Conduct
• Contribute to a school culture which is positive, purposeful and professional
• Engage positively in the school Appraisal process and performance management arrangements
• Are committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children and young people
Teaching and Learning
• Be an excellent teaching practitioner in planning, preparing and delivering well-structured, clearly presented lessons appropriate to the abilities of all students and maximizing their learning progress
• Make sure that the classroom is a stimulating environment that facilitates learning
• Generate enthusiasm for the subject being taught and inspire all students to work to their potential
• Liaise with the Head of Department/Faculty and Inclusion Team where a student may have special educational needs and with the tutor if a student is experiencing pastoral difficulties
• Promote high standards of behaviour by encouraging a positive, proactive approach to study and build productive relationships with students
• Set homework according to policy and pertinent to the student’s ability and wider workload
• Promote high standards in the use of English as the common language and help ensure strong academic progress
• Provide high quality, accurate, constructive and targeted information to parents at Parents' Evenings, in subject reports, meetings and communications
• Assess, record and monitor the progress of all students according to Department/Faculty guidelines in order to provide accurate information to parents in a variety of forms, as and when necessary
• Develop, maintain and share materials and resources in order to achieve excellent learning outcomes for all students
• Partake proactively in the annual cycle of subject monitoring, review and improvement planning
• Be respectful of the needs of colleagues and the school with regards to cooperation, collegiality, deadlines and team cohesion
• Participate positively in meetings, follow policies and generally contribute to the effective and efficient running of the school
• Promote professional dialogue, share ideas about teaching and learning and support other teachers in developing good practice and new approaches and initiatives
• Engage positively in, and contribute to, INSET activities offered by the school
• Enthusiastically contribute to cross-curricular links and initiatives, and extracurricular activities
• Be involved in new initiatives within the school as part of ongoing professional development
• Take an active interest in maintaining subject knowledge, learning networks and current educational research
• Constructively contribute towards school developments and to implement agreed whole school policies and initiatives
• Contribute and respond positively to the outcomes of the school’s self-evaluation reviews and inspection
• Behave in a manner befitting a role model for the students of the school and in a manner that brings only respect to colleagues and the reputation of Harrow
• Be proactive in maintaining and developing your IT capability in line with the Digital Learning Strategy
Other Responsibilities
• Undertake other reasonable duties as requested by members of the Senior Leadership Team and any duties that the Head Master/Mistress deems necessary for the effective operation of the school


Education, training and qualifications
• Appropriate degree, with PGCE or other teaching qualifications giving QTS, national teaching permits from native English speaking countries, majored in Education preferred
• Working knowledge of the National Curriculum of England including KS3, IGCSE/GCSE and A Levels as appropriate
• Evidence of relevant and challenging continuing professional development
• Native English speaker ONLY
Knowledge and experience
• Minimum two years’ teaching experience, relevant upper school English teaching experience preferred
• Be aware and up to date in all relevant safeguarding polices and practice
• Knowledge and experience of how to use of ICT effectively in promoting student learning
• Recent and consistent involvement in extracurricular activities
• Previous experience or knowledge of working with students for whom English is not their first language
Personal qualities
• Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age and ethnic background
• Passionate about teaching and a strong commitment to holistic education
• The ability to inspire students through a genuine passion for learning and a desire to lead them towards outstanding academic outcomes
• A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life
• Highly motivated, ambitious and collaborative
• Demonstrate empathy, humility and genuinely care about children, taking the time to listen and motivate them
• A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check (for applicants who have never worked in UK) and no question regarding suitability to work with children


  • Salary: ¥30k/month before tax
  • Accommodation
  • Annual Airfare Allowance (Home Leave)
  • Relocation allowance
  • Visa/Work Permit
  • Paid summer and winter vacations

Post date: 2023-12-01
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