Physical Education Teacher

Wellington College China

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Hangzhou | Academic | Wellington College Hangzhou

JOB TITLE
Physical Education Teacher
DEPARTMENT
Academic
SUPERVISOR
Head of PE
OBJECTIVES
The Physical Education Teacher works collaboratively with an international team to
provide education to the pupils from a range of age groups, based on the Wellington
College philosophy and ethos. The Physical Education Teacher must support each
individual pupil’s growth and development, encouraging them as Wellingtonians to be
inspired, intellectual, independent, individual, and inclusive. The teacher must
demonstrate an understanding of the wider curriculum and administration needs of the
school, and achieve high standards by responding professionally, sensitively, and caringly
to the needs of the pupils.
MAIN PURPOSE
To contribute to raising standards in PE by teaching a timetable of lessons and
supporting the Head of Department in the achievement of whole school and
departmental targets.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
To have high expectations of all pupils based on relevant data.
To teach using a variety of delivery methods which will stimulate learning, meeting
the demands of the curriculum and through scaffolding and objectives ensure that
the needs of all pupils are met.
To maintain discipline in accordance with the college’s policies and encourage
good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour and standards of work.
To assess pupils’ work in line with school policies and procedures referring to
pupil performance targets.
To contribute to the development and implementation of the subject’s strategic
action plan.
To attend and contribute to all staff and subject meetings.
To use data, both externally and internally produced, to assess pupil performance
and to develop appropriate courses of action.
To review on a regular basis methods of learning and teaching.
If asked, to be a form tutor to an assigned group of pupils.
To register students and notify the designated safeguarding lead immediately about
any concerns relating to a pupil.
To participate in the School’s professional learning program and continue personal
development in the relevant areas especially subject knowledge and teaching
methods.
To attend all Curriculum, Parent Teacher Conferences and other such academic
or pastoral events.
To ensure effective monitoring and communication with parents regarding
academic progress both in line with school reporting procedures and in response
to specific concerns as they arise.
To facilitate and attend fixtures and sporting events.
To actively support the CCA programme.
To undertake duties as detailed in the staff Duty Rota.
To comply with the current policies and procedures of the School.
To display the Huili Values at all times, either in school or in the wider community.
KEY TASKS:
To assess, record and report on the attainment, attendance and progress of
pupils keeping such records as are required.
To provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and
references relating to individual or groups of pupils.
To prepare and update subject materials, including schemes or work.
To assist the Head of Department in the development of appropriate syllabuses,
resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies.
To plan and prepare sequences of lessons to show progress over time.
To produce interim and annual reports for all pupils taught in line with the
School’s Teaching and Learning Policy.
To maintain excellent communication with parents.
Mentoring a pupil, trainee teacher or teaching assistant as appropriate.
To engage actively with the School’s performance review surveys.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION
Minimum of an undergraduate degree plus a recognised teaching qualification e.g. PGCE
Physical Education or relevant discipline.
LANGUAGE
Fluent English
WORK EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 2 years work experience teaching in high performing schools.
EXPERTISE
Display excellence in PE teaching.
Provable track record of coaching success.
Have experience of teaching a range of different age pupils.
Prior experience of working with EAL learners preferred
PREFERRED APTITUDES
Positive attitude towards entering competitions and leading teams in sporting
festivals at home and abroad.
Be able to assess pupils’ interests, needs and development.
Be able to develop the curriculum using best practice from research.
Display the five Wellington Values.
Proficiency with EdTech.
Previous Cross-cultural working experience is preferred

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