Art Teacher in Tianjin, China

Wellington College China

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Tianjin | Academic | Art | Wellington College Tianjin


1 General Role Description:
A well-qualified teacher of Art with at least two years’ experience of teaching at Senior / High School level (UK Key Stages 3-5 or equivalent).

Key Responsibilities

 To teach Art (and General Art) within the Art department.
 To work with the Head of Art and other staff on the development of schemes of work, helping to build opportunities for:
 Ensuring progression among all learners
 Active learning and engagement
 Assessment for learning
 Meeting the needs of all learners, specifically through language support
 Enrichment and external links

 To maintain up-to-date records of pupil progress across all aspects of performance
 To ensure that your pupils make good or outstanding progress in Art
 To deal effectively with behaviour, attendance and punctuality issues

 To carry out the regular assessment and marking of pupils’ work, according to the departmental and whole school assessment and marking policy
 To keep records of student attainment and progress
 To monitor student achievement against school and national data at individual student and teaching group level, and to take action to improve achievement and combat identified under achievement
 To carry out assessment and feedback

 To attend relevant meetings
 To undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by the Master or Head of Art
 To contribute to areas of departmental development as a member of the Art team

Guidance & Welfare:
Where appropriate, act as a form tutor, fulfilling the following functions:
 To take overall responsibility for monitoring tutees’ academic and wider progress and development, acting in line with school policies in this area;
 To review progress and support pupils in target setting and action planning;
 To ensure that all pupils are valued and treated according to the aims of the school.

2 Knowledge, Experience and Profile

Required Qualifications / Skills:
 A relevant degree (BA) and professional teaching qualification is essential
 A passion for Art and the ability to share this with as wide a range of pupils as possible
 Excellent subject knowledge and an interest in current developments in Art
 Bilingual fluency in written and spoken English to enable effective communication with pupils and in working relationships
 Knowledge of A-level/GCSE/IGCSE curriculums, their delivery and assessment
 The desire to put the wellbeing each pupil at the heart of what they do
 Excellent inter-personal skills
 Honesty, integrity, compassion, flexibility and a good sense of humour
 Strong organisational, self-management and problem-solving skills

Desirable Qualifications / Skills:
 Experience teaching A-level (or equivalent) in your subject specialism
 Experience teaching and mentoring EAL students


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