- Address China
Closing date of applications
28 February 2023
1 August 2023
Date Contract Ends
31 July 2025
Theory of Knowledge
Ages 11-18 / Secondary
Fixed / Renewable
5 or more years experience
The IBDPC is a key leadership position in the Secondary School and is responsible for the coordination and development
of the IBDP in Grades 11-12 (G11-12). The IBDPC is involved in the whole-school implementation of the International
Baccalaureate (IB) programmes
VISION AND STRATEGY ❏ To support the ILT in providing a clear educational vision, ethos and direction for the school, which promotes excellent teaching and learning, including the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils. LEADERSHIP ❏ Assisting the Secondary Principal in the effective leadership and management of the Secondary School, with a specific focus on G11-12. ❏ Playing an active and positive role in regular Secondary Leadership and ILT Meetings. ❏ Leading and managing the programme of study in G11-12 meeting or surpassing ISA’s high standards of performance. ❏ Overseeing the running of the IBDP Personal Project (PP) and Creative Action Service (CAS) Programme in support of the PP and CAS Coordinators where these programmes exist. ❏ Ensuring a focus on student learning and research-based best practice in teaching are in line with internationally recognized standards and on achieving the aims as outlined in the School Vision and Mission. LEARNING AND TEACHING ❏ Mentoring teachers and model good inquiry practice in the classrooms. ❏ Leading professional development sessions for faculty. ❏ Overseeing curriculum review and facilitating curriculum development across the whole school. ❏ Supporting teachers in the development of assessment tools in line with the school’s assessment policy. ❏ Ensuring that G11-12 have a well-organized curriculum that ensures a smooth transition from the previous and following grades. ❏ Ensuring that the planning and teaching of the IB Learner Profile (LP) and of Approaches to Learning Skills (ATL skills) show a coherent development from G11-12. ❏ Developing and using assessment results to lead curriculum review and development and ensuring that these results are used, where appropriate, in reflection upon teaching practice. ❏ Supporting and advising teaching staff regarding the administration of the IBDP. ❏ Developing the Community/Personal Project component within the G11-12 programme. ❏ Facilitating collaborative planning.
Interested candidates please go to “APPLY FOR THIS JOB“.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend face-to-face and/or skype interview with our recruitment team.
Candidates are requested to provide three referees for pre-employment reference check from current and previous employers. The referees must be the Principal, Head of school or the direct supervisor from the school management team.
ISA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and appropriate background check.
General Requirements for International Teaching Positions
- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject area
- A recognized teaching qualification (e.g. BEd, PGCE)
- Minimum two years’ experience of classroom teaching in mainstream education sector
- Previous experience of teaching the IB curriculum is preferred, high potential candidates without IB experience might be considered
- Well-versed in various teaching resources including digital tools to support and enhance teaching and learning
- Sensitivity to the cultural differences
- A willingness to actively participate in the academic enrichment and co-curricular programmes