Teacher of Drama
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Individuals joining us will be attracted to the pioneering opportunity of shaping a new school in its founding years.
The school has capacity to enrol 2,200 students from Kindergarten through Year 1 to Year 13 of the British (English National) curriculum. There will be 1,000 boarding places in the Senior School. The medium of instruction will be English, combining with a strong programme of Chinese Language and Culture. The planning for the founding year includes provision for selected year groups in the Junior and Senior Schools.
Shrewsbury Guangzhou is a purpose-built world class campus, located on a stunning riverfront site in the Nansha District. The school is in the geographic centre of the dynamic Greater Bay Area.
Shrewsbury Guangzhou belongs to the Shrewsbury Family, which includes Shrewsbury International School Bangkok, Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong, and Shrewsbury School in the United Kingdom.
Years of Work Experience: 3+ years related experience
Education Degree:Bachelor’s degree and higher
Qualification: QTS or equivalent recognised certificate from other countries.Ability to teach in English and assess student attainment according to the standards of the British (English National) curriculum.
The Teacher of Drama is expected to teach across Key Stage 1 to 3; and to take an active lead in the extra-curricular drama programme. Knowledge, interest and experience of teaching Drama in multi- cultural settings, as well as the latest developments in drama education and theatre knowledge, are expected. Candidates bring innovation, passion, and a love of Drama and the world of theatre. The candidate should be a reflective practitioner with a high work ethic, contributing to the enhancement of teaching and learning in the school.
In the founding years of the school, the Teacher of
Drama will most likely be expected to teach another
subject. Qualification to teach another subject, and
experience in doing so, will be a strong consideration
in making an appointment.
The successful candidate exhibits the following characteristics:
A well-qualified Drama specialist.
The ability to teach English or an additional
subject will be advantagetous.
A dedicated, highly motivated teacher, capable of inspiring students.
A full working knowledge of the English National Curriculum and an ability and aspiration to attain the highest standards.
Experience of working with English Language Learners (ELL) or a desire to broaden his / her experience and skills in EAL teaching and learning strategies.
A flexible approach to working within the school curriculum and structures.
An appreciation of the value of the extra- curricular dimension in developing the potential
Excellent interpersonal skills and a positive approach to professional development, particularly in the areas of Drama, EAL and ICT.
Interested in and respectful of Chinese culture,
language, and society.
The ability to work within and apply all school policies.
Attend in-house Child Safeguarding programmes.
Promote and safeguard the welfare of all students in the school.
Report to the Child Protection Officer any concerns they have for the welfare of a student. This may include unsafe practices witnessed within the school as outlined in the school’s Speak Out (Whistleblowing) Policy.
Keep professional relationships with students where personal boundaries are respected and maintained.
Seek advice from a Line Manager or Child Protection Officer with issues or concerns related to Child Safeguarding.
Police clearance and International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC).
Formal proof of identity with photo ID (Original Driving License / Passport).
2 signed, confidential references (one of which must be from the candidate’s current headteacher) before the start of contract.
Verification of original qualifications.
An internationally competitive package of remuneration and benefits is offered under the terms of a two-year contract.