English Language and Literature Teacher (Senior School/Prep School) with the teaching of EAL

Wellington College China

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Shanghai | Academic | English | Wellington College International Shanghai

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The successful candidate will play a key role in the continued development of English Language and Literature at Wellington College in Shanghai in both the Upper Prep School (Years 6 – 8) and the Senior School (Years 9 – 13), as well as supporting EAL pupils in their developing acquisition of English

The candidates should have experience of teaching English Language and Literature to pupils aged 10 to 18, with experience of the English National curriculum, IGCSE, IB or A-Level being desirable but not essential. The candidate should also have a good understanding of how to support non-native English speakers in their acquisition of English.

The English Language and Literature teacher with the teaching of EAL will have the responsibility for the planning and teaching of the subject to the designated class, the content of each lesson being determined by the Head of English (Senior/Prep) and/or the Head of EAL depending on the class. 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 the Master may reasonably direct from time to time. They are expected to display the highest standards of professionalism in their teaching and in their relationships with colleagues and parents.

The teacher must ensure that a good learning environment is provided for the teaching of English Language and Literature, 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.

The teacher will also be expected to contribute to the pastoral life of the school either as a Prep school or Senior School house tutor.

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