International Secondary English Language&Literature Teacher

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by Nord Anglia Education First work day: 2020-08-01
Proficient speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
Join our fast-paced international environment, and you will deliver international curricula to our students. You will challenge your students to set ambitious targets for themselves and seek out and implement innovative teaching practices to enhance the student experience and outcomes.

Job details

Position:

ESL / EFL teacher

Work hours:

Full-time

Student type:

6-10 years , 11-14 years , 15-18 years

Group size:

N/A

Contract term:

N/A

Contract type:

Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:

Private

About Our School – Nord Anglia School, Jiaxing

Opening in September 2020, Nord Anglia School Jiaxing (NAS Jiaxing) will provide a state of the art, world-class learning and teaching environment with a total student capacity of 1,728 and a boarding capacity of 864 for students aged 6-18. Providing a unique blended learning experience, NAS Jiaxing will offer students the best of Eastern and Western education resources and philosophies. The bilingual programme will follow a progressive blend of core elements of the Chinese National Curriculum with other renowned international curricula taught through the medium of Mandarin Chinese and English.

As part of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools, it shares resources and knowledge with 66 other schools around the world. The Global Campus will connect NAS Jiaxing students with other Nord Anglia Education schools based in 29 different countries worldwide. Students will be able to extend their international experience through opportunities to learn abroad, to connect with more than 64,000 students through the innovative online platform and to take advantage of exciting experiences and expeditions.

Through our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT and UNICEF, we embrace innovation to ensure students and teachers have the skills and knowledge they will need to succeed in the future.

About the City - Jiaxing

Jiaxing, situated in northeast Zhejiang Province, the hinterland of Hangjiahu Plain of Yangtze River Delta (YRD), is one of the major cities in the YRD. Bordering the East China Sea in the east, the Qiantang River in the south, the Taihu Lake in the north and the Tianmuhu Lake in the west, Jiaxing, with the Grand Canal passing through, lies at the junction of rivers, lakes and the sea as the passage of Southern Taihu Corridor. The distance between Jiaxing and Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou or Huzhou is less than 100 kilometres.

Jiaxing, a prosperous land known as Land of Rice and Fish and Home of Silk, has the characteristics of Jiangnan waterside towns. With the area of 4,275 square kilometres, it governs 2 districts (Nanhu, Xiuzhou), 3 country-level cities (Haining, Tongxiang and Pinghu) and 2 counties (Jiashan, Hiayan). It had a permanent population of 4.73 million at the end of 2018, including urban population of 3.12 million, with an urbanization rate of 66.0%.

About You

Able to create a classroom culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved, you will have a university degree in your specialist subject, a teaching qualification plus considerable teaching experience and knowledge of the curriculum. Receptive to feedback and ready to embrace change, you will be keen to share best practice with colleagues and peers.

A strong ambassador for the school, you will be able to develop new ways to engage students and parents with the wider school and Nord Anglia Education community. Your strong motivation and communication skills will also enable you to create a feeling of energy, excitement and personal investment within the classroom.

Selection Process

The closing date for application is 30th June 2020. Interviews will be conducted via Skype, Microsoft Teams or telephone by the end of June 2020.

Employment Contract Start Date: 1st August 2020

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.

Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    0 years (beginners, too)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject

What we offer

  1. A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
  2. An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
  3. A culture which is fair and consultative
  4. Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

Jiaxing, China

Job location

Nord Anglia Education

About the employer


We are a family of 66 premium international schools, based in 29 countries around the world. We offer personalised, inspiring learning to more than 66,000 students between 2 and 18 years old.

Tomorrow's leaders will need a global mindset, and the confidence to adopt new ideas. At Nord Anglia, we offer students an education that goes beyond grades, and prepares them to achieve more than they thought possible.

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