Art Teacher

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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