Harrow Innovation Leadership Academy Zhuhai

Lower School Class Teacher

Negotiable Zhuhai, Guangdong, China 1 position available Starting date in 2022-08-20

About The School

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Job Description

Duties and Job Responsibilities

Overall Responsibilities

• 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 maximising 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


• 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


• 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 UK PGCE, or other teaching qualification giving QTS

• Working knowledge of the National Curriculum of England including KS3, IGCSE/GCSE and A Levels as


• Evidence of relevant and challenging continuing professional development

Knowledge and experience

• Minimum two years’ teaching experience

• 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


Personal qualities

• Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age and ethnic


• 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



  • Monthly basic salary negotiable per candidate’s qualification, teaching qualification and full-time equivalent experienceTax and social insurance
  • Accommodation or housing allowance
  • International medical coverage excludes USA
  • Beginning and end of contract flights
  • Annual Airfare Allowance (Home Leave)
  • Child Support
  • Relocation allowance
  • Visa/Work Permit
  • Statutory Benefits
  • Bonus
Post date: 2022-03-13
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