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Harrow Innovation Leadership Academy Zhuhai

Whole School Subject Specialist Teacher (Music)

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

About The School

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Job Description

Purpose of Job
• Responsible for fostering positive self-esteem and supportive relationships for all students, founded upon
respect and mutual trust
• Responsible for maximising the academic progress of the students they teach by delivering the very highest
standards of teaching and learning
• Promote a positive, purposeful and professional working atmosphere that encourages cooperation and
challenge whilst valuing the contribution that individuals make to the success of the school
• Promote equality of opportunity for all regardless of race, religion or gender and encourage excellence,
resourcefulness and perseverance

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 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 school 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 EYFS, KS1, KS2, KS3, IGCSE/GCSE
and A Levels as appropriate
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: 2022-04-13
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