Economics Teacher Hangzhou Teaching Opportunities with Wellington College in China
Wellington College China has schools in Hangzhou, Shanghai and Tianjin. Our schools, for pupils aged 2 to 18, are expanding rapidly, so we are looking for talented teachers in most subjects. We offer attractive packages and prioritise teachers professional and career development. The Wellington schools in China all have world-class facilities and resources.
To assume responsibility for teaching Economics in the designated age groups, under the direction of the Deputy head of Junior High and by following the Wellington College curriculum.
The successful candidate will play a key role in the development of Economics at Wellington College in Hangzhou. The College is looking for a candidate who would relish the challenge of establishing the subject in a new school.
The Economics teacher will have responsibility for the planning and teaching of the subject to the designated class, the content... of each lesson being determined by the Junior High School curriculum and by the school IGCSE curriculum and relevant Head of school. The teacher will ensure that the subject is delivered in a way that provides coverage, progression and continuity. The teacher will also be required to carry out other such duties as the Head of school may reasonably direct from time to time. He/she is expected to display the highest standards of professionalism in his/her teaching and in his/her relationships with colleagues and parents.
The teacher must ensure that an excellent learning environment is provided for the learning of Economics, and that the pupils develop a positive attitude to the subject within the College. The teacher must present lessons in a structured and co-ordinated manner with due regard to the ability of the pupils and the curriculum targets of the particular year group. Note that the school has a high proportion of EAL students and the teacher is expected to plan for this and ensure that lessons are adequately differentiated so that all students can access learning.
The teacher is likely to take responsibility for a tutor group and is expected to contribute to the pastoral aspect of the school.
Teaching and Learning
1. Contribute to the holistic well-being of all pupils and specifically to those assigned to your individual care.
2. Make all pupils aware of the Wellington College vision Statement, values and Identity-based including the Eight Aptitudes model of education, their values, aims, and display them in an innovative and informative fashion in the classroom and adjacent corridors.
3. Undertake class management as a class teacher.
4. Complete teaching plans on time and to a high standard through collaboration with an international Economics team.
5. Help pupils to prepare for studying other related subjects.
6. Participate in curriculum meetings and year level meetings with international and Chinese teachers. Contribute ideas during discussions.
7. Assess regularly the pupils work by means of formative and formal termly/half-termly assessments, as directed the Head of school. Communicate regarding any student whose progress or behaviour gives cause for concern.
8. Monitor and evaluate constantly the effectiveness of your own teaching, maintaining good standards of practice and ensuring progression. Work collaboratively and effectively with an International team.
9. Participate fully in the Staff Appraisal system, with classroom observation of colleagues and a willingness to be personally observed within the classroom. Submit books, records or planning as required for monitoring by colleagues or the Head of school.
10. Be involved in developing, implementing and monitoring all College policies regarding Economics, and to assist in the necessary documentation pertaining to the subject, where required by the deputy head of Junior High.
11. Assist with the resourcing of Economics for the Junior and Senior High School, and work with the Head of English and relevant Head of school in drawing up the annual order.
12. Apply consistently and diligently the rules of the College in order to maintain discipline, standards of dress and to safeguard the happiness, safety and well-being of all pupils. To ensure that pupils know, understand and follow the College rules.
13. Provide opportunities for the community to be involved in pupils and setting success.
1. Make parents feel welcome and build good relationship with parents.
2. Introduce information regarding to Economics curriculum.
3. Collect information of pupils interests and growth from parents.
4. Stimulate pupils study by making use of parents strength.
5. Provide consultations and support to parents enquiries.
6. Share pupils information provided by parents with co-teachers.
7. Communicate with parents on a regular basis, as directed by the Head of school.
8. Attend Parents Meetings as required and provide accurate, honest information regarding the progress of individuals in Economics subjects.
9. Report to the parents in the form of regular written reports, and when may be additionally required by the relevant Head of school.
Education: A relevant bachelors degree and teaching certificate
Major: Business, Economics and other related majors
Language: English speaker
Working Experience : A minimum of 2 years working experience in teaching Business Studies / Economics
? Knowledge of Business Studies/Economics teaching
? Knowledge of iGCSE / A Level / IB level curricula, their delivery and assessment
? Fluency in written and spoken English to enable effective communication within working relationships
? Honesty, integrity, compassion, and a good sense of humour
? Proficiency in Microsoft Office
? International and bilingual school working experience is preferred
? Cross-cultural working experience is preferred
? Puts the well-being of the student at the heart of what they do and can demonstrate how they will support the development of the schools vision.
? Strong organizational, self-management and problem-solving skills.
Please email us your CV and cover letter with a photo to [email protected] indicating the position you are applying for in the subject header.